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Howard Dodd

Sr Director Analyst

Howard Dodd is a Senior Director, Analyst in the Software Engineering practice. He helps Software and senior technology leaders create strategies to manage and reduce technical debt while modernizing their enterprise applications and systems. He specializes in integrating concepts from enterprise architecture, software development, application architectures and software economics into application strategies.

Previous experience

Howard has led innovation, software engineering and enterprise architecture teams that developed and delivered critical business functions.

He has led teams through building investment portfolios, workforce design, application management and integrating innovation processes into agile environments.

Professional background

Prime Therapeutics

Enterprise Architect, InnovationLab Leader

Thrivent Financial

Enterprise Architect - Agent Systems, BPM, Applications

Minnesota Revenue

Application Manager - Tax systems, IT Operations

Areas of coverage

Applications and Software Engineering Leaders

Software Engineering Technologies

Software Engineering Practices

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Develop strategic approach to application modernization

2Devising strategies for effective usage of technologies to drive application modernization, manage technical debt and accelerate cloud migration

3Enterprise architecture for agile and traditional delivery models

4Applying innovation methods to increase value delivery

5Application management practices