Ms. Aclan demonstrates expertise in strategic planning, data analytics, requirements, and process improvement analysis. She is skilled in performing systematic technological forecasting based on an understanding of customer’s requirements, competitor’s strategies, and industry evolution with respect to innovation.
Prior to joining Exponent, she was a consultant primarily to the government sector and provided strategy development expertise utilizing industry leading knowledge management methodologies and techniques to meet and achieve organizational goals and objectives. Ms. Aclan has experience manipulating large complex data files and transforming research findings into business information to assist clients fulfill strategic objectives and improve data integrity issues. In addition, she has conducted program financial cost models and operational risk modeling and simulation to improve business performance and cost effectiveness. Ms. Aclan is also skilled in development and management of SharePoint as a collaboration platform tool for content management purposes. She is an expert in providing SharePoint training to assist users to manage content and processes under configuration control, simplify internal/external collaboration and information sharing across organizations.
Her core competencies include: organizational strategy and development, big data analysis and Business Intelligence, content management systems and training. Her overall engineering management expertise provides organizations a complete system and lifecycle support in order to create a foundation for innovation to improve organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS
- M.S., Engineering Management, George Washington University
- B.S., Industrial Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM)
Aclan C. Kid-friendly cities – Report Card 2004. Population Connection reporter magazine 2004 Jun.
Institute of Industrial Engineers—IIE
Society for Engineering & Management Systems—SEMS
The International Institute for Knowledge and Innovation
Deployed SharePoint work sites as content management tool for business development and project visibility as well as for configuration management purposes. Activities included collection, analysis and validation of technical and functional requirements, proof of concept testing and user training. Deployment of tool helped improved team productivity that lead to new growth opportunities and capture organizational learning and utilize lesson learned to drive effective strategy and innovative processes.
Implemented and managed a reliability centered maintenance (RCM) program for fielded inspection systems software/hardware to include failure trending, criticality analysis and assessments in order to sustain and maintain assets. Activities included implementation of detailed failure modes effect analysis which provided client with technical insight on the cause(s) of failure to improve life cycle cost and performance.
Managed deployment of Remedy Asset Management tool and integration with Remedy Help Desk tool to improve program effectiveness and efficiency. Activities included analysis and validation of user, functional and technical requirements, and facilitation of user acceptance testing.
Developed and implemented cost model metric tool to improve system reliability and provide asset management visibility to stakeholders. Activities included analysis of asset acquisition costs, maintenance data, and operational utilities data in relation to asset location and age in support of logistics program. This business tool was also used for business development and supply chain management purposes to analyze current work projects and programs as well as measure subcontractor performances to provide business oversight in prep for competitive contract bids.
Developed basis of estimate management tool to quantify, measure and monitor project and knowledge assets by leveraging historical financial, project data and manpower hours. Use of this tool included performance of a gap analysis of customer needs and requirements to identify potential future capabilities and core competencies.
Deployed and implemented program management workflow process and standards for key practices as well as performed organizational process reviews to develop system improvement and eliminate program work redundancies and improve overall communication among team members.
Managed deployment of geospatial operating platform for use during January 2013 Presidential Inauguration event. Activities included implementation of knowledge assets in system, schedule management, system testing, and user end training.