Allen Pitts is an Information Technology business analyst with strengths in the elicitation, analysis, documentation and communication of business systems requirements. Specifying business requirements, especially with respect to computer systems and computer software has been a focus for almost a decade. Recently an emphasis on analyzing and specifying business requirements at the enterprise level has begun to dominate. To this end expertise in use case analysis, and business process modeling have made use of certification in UML (Unified Modeling Language) and knowledged aquired in BPMN (Business Process Modeling Notation). Technical skills include Visual Basic, Visual Basic.NET, SQL Server, ASP, ASP.NET. business analysis, information architecture, Web design & development.

Allen is an XML evangelist. Having worked several projects using XML, the advantages of using XML, either DTD or schema based, was discovered when the 160 or so tags available in HTML was compared to the plus infinity number of tags creatable using XML. This flexibility and the ability of XML to be the go between disparate platforms, languages and applications make it an information technology powerhouse.

Mr. Pitts holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas, and Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a member of the International Institute of Business Analysts and is accredited by the IIBA as a Certified Business Analyst Professional. In 2005 he obtained the Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, VB.NET, and the Microsoft Certified Database Administrator. In 2007 Mr. Pitts received the ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) certification.

Allen grew up in Dallas, Texas and attended Jesuit College Prep. He now lives in Dallas with his wife of over two decades, Ginger, who is a CPA and CFO of a commercial real estate services firm. In 1995 Allen and Ginger adopted a fifteen-month-old baby boy out of northern Russia, Phillip. Phillip is captain on a lacrosse team and the light of Allen's life. - B:972 653 6219 - C:214 206 7437 H:214 373 8480
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