Areas of Specialization:
- Enterprise and technical architecture implementation
- Microservices architecture implementation and DevOps
- Database migration strategies from RDMS to NoSQL platforms
- Portfolio and product life cycle management
- IT organizational consolidation design and implementation
- IT procurement strategies, policies and implementation
- E-Government strategy and implementation
- Enterprise IT strategic and operational planning
- Government website architecture and planning
- Business case development for IT service products
- Cost evaluation and metrics for IT government services
- IT employee skill assessments
Bob was the chief technical architect for the state of Utah’s Department of Technology Services, including the development of the state’s Utah.gov portal. Utah has been widely recognized in these areas with numerous national awards. He has also been a technical lead and RFP writer for the WSCA/NASPO Cloud and Data Communication Procurements. He has experience with state, county and higher education employee skill assessments and technology upgrade implementations.
He has extensive experience with development and implementation of enterprise infrastructure and technology services. He focuses on e-government and technical architecture, with special emphasis on technical architecture implementation, planning and analysis; Web design; cloud implementation; and development of online government services. He is a specialist in Theory of Operations documentation processes and implementation of Microservice Architecture and DevOps in hybrid cloud environments.
He has worked in the public sector as a university professor and systems analyst, and in the corporate world as a company president and enterprise architect. He has a master’s degree from Utah State University. He was named as one of Government Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers, and has specialized in applying new and emerging technology solutions to government.