Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified

Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified

Data Warehouse, IT Governance & Enterprise Architecture Consultant | Teradata | Public Speaker | Mentor

Location
Copenhagen Area, Capital Region, Denmark
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Overview

Current
  • Owner | Data Warehouse, Enterprise Architecture & IT Governance Consultant at ErikHaahr Consult
Past
Education
  • Falkonergårdens Gymnasium
  • Islev Skole
Connections

500+ connections

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Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Summary

Working to enable "The best decision possible" and to ensure "Better IT at a lower cost"!

Through his education and career, Erik Haahr has enjoyed being in the field of tension between technology and management. Business opportunities in new technology balanced with the potential risks interests him. The challenge is to find the optimal point in time to implement the right technology in order to maximize benefit in the shortest possible time‑span with an acceptable level of risk.

Erik Haahr has long experience within IT governance, enterprise architecture, information management, data warehousing, business process integration, business process reengineering and IT development methodologies. Within these areas Erik Haahr has proven his expertise as well as his management and leadership skills.

Erik Haahr has been working with methodology and architecture for a long time within utilities, education, government administration, pharmaceuticals and transportation. Erik is among the thought leaders within data warehousing and has been presenting several papers on related topics at major conferences throughout the European and Nordic regions.

Erik Haahr has very strong analytical skills and a good sense of humour. This combined with stamina and endurance gets the job done - and always with a smile. He communicate naturally with people at any level and from any background, and culture.

CobiT, ITIL, and Teradata certified consultant.

Specialties:
• Application Portfolio Management
• Business Process Integration
• CobiT
• Data Governance
• Data Quality Management
• Data Warehousing
• Enterprise Architecture
• Implementing Strategy
• Information Management
• Information Supply Chain
• IT Governance
• IT Leadership
• IT Strategy
• ITIL
• Project Portfolio Management
• TOGAF

Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Experience

Owner | Data Warehouse, Enterprise Architecture & IT Governance Consultant

ErikHaahr Consult

Privately Held; Myself Only; Management Consulting industry

September 2009Present (5 years 2 months) Copenhagen Area, Denmark

Help companies optimize their strategy implementation through enterprise architecture and IT governance.

Proper architecture and governance of project portfolio, application portfolio, and data is key to benefits from IT.

Design enterprise architecture to match business requirements with special competences within the area of big data and data warehousing.

CIO sparring.

Senior Architecture Consultant

Teradata

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; TDC; Information Technology and Services industry

May 2012June 2014 (2 years 2 months) Copenhagen Area, Denmark

TeliaSonera, Sweden (3 months)
Merging the proposals from two different vendors into one combined project to reap synergies of approximately 30% of the combined scope. Designing the combined solution architecture and writing the contract scope document for the resulting project.

TeliaSonera, Sweden (4 weeks)
Business analyst on Wholesale data warehouse pre-study.

TeliaSonera, Sweden (3 weeks)
As solution architect a key ressource on the bid-team in creating the response to an RFP for a data retention solution.

TeliaSonera, Sweden (4 months)
Pre-study investigating designing and estimating a solution to deliver reference data from the data warehouse to a specialised analytical solution.

Swedbank, Sweden (8 weeks)
As business and solution architect a key ressource on the bid-team in creating the response to an RFP for a corporate financial data warehouse combined with an accounting hub.

Swedbank, Sweden (4 weeks)
Workshops on Teradata Temporal Option and Global Control Framework to introduce new technology, improved best practices and the business benefits associated.

Maersk Line, Denmark (6 weeks)
Pre-upgrade assessment to identify potential issues when upgrading the business critical data warehouse platform.

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Professional Training & Coaching industry

February 2011September 2013 (2 years 8 months) Copenhagen Area, Denmark

After a bit over a years membership of Toastmasters International, an organization that empowers people to achieve their full potential and realize their dreams by improving their communication and leadership skills, and finding the courage to change, I was elected club president.

As president responsible for planning and follow-up on Copenhagen Toastmasters Club's development, as well as for the general supervision and operation. The first year after stepping down acting as Immediate Past President helping the new board set and achieve challenging new goals.

Sparring Partner

Erhvervssparring Nordsjælland

January 2010April 2012 (2 years 4 months)

Supports young companies with high energy and limited experience with sparring partners.

The point is to get them past the first difficult years. The sparring partner's knowledge and experience can be crucial for them!

All activities acquired by Dansk Iværksætter Forening by 2012-01-01

Director IT Strategy & Architecture

DSB

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; Transportation/Trucking/Railroad industry

20042009 (5 years)

As director, or Chief Enterprise Architect, responsible for implementing Enterprise Architecture in DSB. From creating and staffing an IT Architecture function within the IT Division and getting proper processes, procedures, organisation and responsibilities in place to measure and evaluate progress. One of the major outcomes: A Corporate Information Management process was been put in place. Including a group of data owners made up of decision makers at VP level or above.

IT Architecture Officer

H. Lundbeck A/S

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; Pharmaceuticals industry

20002004 (4 years)

Responsible for documenting as-is enterprise architecture and defining to-be architecture. Responsible for technical‑ and infrastructure related requirements in requests for proposals for i.e. corporate ERP-system and e-Learning system, and for all requirements for infrastructure investments like corporate database standard, EAI solution.

Head of Data Warehouse

H. Lundbeck A/S

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; Pharmaceuticals industry

19992000 (1 year)

Responsible for the design of the third generation data warehouse concept at Lundbeck as well as for building up a data warehouse and BI competency centre within the IT division. Has fully proved my abilities within situational leadership.

Key Account Manager

H. Lundbeck A/S

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; Pharmaceuticals industry

19981999 (1 year)

I was responsible for several internal IT customers including the board of management. Responsibilities included a comprehensive view on running as well as planned systems and on business initiatives with the potential of influencing IT usage.

IT-consultant

H. Lundbeck A/S

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; Pharmaceuticals industry

19961998 (2 years)

Tactical and strategic adviser to various lines of business, among others: BPR-responsible in ”Drug discovery process redesign project”, and in the major IT‑division BPR project. Assigned six months with the board of management as special consultant and responsible for implementing IT support for the board of management and the board of directors.

Project manager

H. Lundbeck A/S

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; Pharmaceuticals industry

19941996 (2 years)

Various project management tasks, among others implementation of a corporate e-mail system, permanent connection to the Internet, establishing an Intranet, and a corporate standardisation/upgrade to Microsoft Windows/Office 95.

Developer

H. Lundbeck A/S

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; Pharmaceuticals industry

19921994 (2 years)

I had miscellaneous development tasks i.e. sales reporting system (a stand alone data warehouse solution), helpdesk system, journal system for legal department and internal IT time registration system.

Head of Section

VUE Centret

19921992 (less than a year) Copenhagen Area, Denmark

Initiating the VUE-centre, with the goal of developing a new set of administrative systems for universities in Denmark utilizing state-of-the-art development tools. Among my tasks were to teach developers and consultants and review the quality system.

Software Engineer

Elkraft A.m.b.A.

19891992 (3 years)

Employed in the EDP-department with project management, analysis, design and implementation of systems for technical/administrative usage, i.e. a data warehouse solution for calculating settling price and performing power-settlement.

I was chairman of a workgroup, which should define the future development method(s) in the EDP-department. Participated in the annual NordData meetings representing Elkraft.

Owner

ERAN Computer Consult

19841989 (5 years)

Advising small companies on first time EDP-implementations and the necessary changes to business processes.

Developer

Dansk Folkeferie

19851986 (1 year)

Upgraded the entire booking system from 3rd generation software to 4th generation relational database software.

Student Job, Retail Sales

Daells Varehus

19801984 (4 years)

Sales and pricesetting for sports equipment

Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Certifications

  • CobiT Certified Consultant

    • ISACA
    • May 2010
  • ITIL Foundation certificate

    • ISEB
    • License 47858
    • May 2004
  • Teradata 14 Certified Professional

    • Prometric
    • License CE1J5MRC2EBQ176L
    • February 2014

Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Projects

  • BI Roadmap at Maersk Line, Copenhagen, Denmark

    • June 2012 to August 2012

    Created a BI roadmap model linking business improvement opportunities to data warehouse objects to source systems and related projects.

    Defined governance procedures and responsibilities to keep the roadmap up to date.

  • Data Warehouse Migration Assessment at If, Oslo, Norway

    • September 2012 to November 2012

    Completed a data warehouse migration assessment and recommended a corporate data warehouse and business intelligence strategy.

Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Honors and Awards

  • Competent Communicator Award

    Toastmasters International
  • Competent Leader Award

    Toastmasters International
  • Advanced Leader Bronze

    Toastmasters International
    • June 2014

    Award given as recognition for exceptional achievements in the Toastmasters International Leadership Program.

Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Skills & Expertise

  1. IT Strategy
  2. Enterprise Architecture
  3. Business Intelligence
  4. Project Portfolio Management
  5. Data Warehousing
  6. Integration
  7. IT Management
  8. Management Consulting
  9. Leadership
  10. Strategic Roadmaps
  11. Data Integration Roadmap
  12. Big Data
  13. Technology Roadmapping
  14. Governance
  15. Application Portfolio Management
  16. Strategy
  17. Data Migration
  18. Data Modeling
  19. Information Management
  20. Project Management
  21. Data Integration
  22. Management
  23. Project Planning
  24. Performance Tuning
  25. SOA
  26. Analysis
  27. ETL
  28. Business Process Design
  29. ITIL
  30. Architectures
  31. Data Governance
  32. Architecture
  33. Software Documentation
  34. Software Project Management
  35. Solution Architecture
  36. Outsourcing
  37. Cloud Computing
  38. Teradata
  39. IT Governance
  40. Roadmap
  41. COBIT
  42. Technology Planning
  43. Event Driven Architecture
  44. IT Transformation
  45. Troux
  46. BICC
  47. Oracle
  48. Business Process Improvement
  49. Enterprise Software
  50. Databases

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Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Education

Copenhagen University College of Engineering

EBA, Business Administration

19951998

Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

Master of Science in Engineering, Focus on IT, Business Management, and Philosophy

19801989

KAVC

AVG 1+2, Educational theory and practice focused on adults

19791980

Falkonergårdens Gymnasium

Studentereksamen, Mat-fys

19761979

Islev Skole

19671976

Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Courses

  • Director IT Strategy & Architecture

    DSB

    • DSB Leadership Development (Mercer level B-E)
  • Senior Architecture Consultant

    Teradata

    • Teradata Factory
    • Access Layer Delivery Workshop
    • Analytic Roadmap Service
    • Data Integration Roadmap
  • Software Engineer

    Elkraft A.m.b.A.

    • Software Project Management
    • ISO9000
  • IT-consultant

    H. Lundbeck A/S

    • System Validation
    • Project Management

Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Organizations

  • IDA

    • 1980 to Present
  • ISACA

    • 2010 to Present
  • Rødovre Athletic Club (RAC)

    • 1981 to Present
  • Toastmasters International

    • 2010 to Present

Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Languages

  • English

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Danish

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Swedish

    (Professional working proficiency)
  • Norwegian

    (Professional working proficiency)
  • French

    (Elementary proficiency)
  • German

    (Elementary proficiency)

Erik Haahr, COBIT Certified's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • President

      Copenhagen Toastmasters Club
      February 2011 September 2013 (2 years 8 months)

      As president responsible for planning and follow-up on Copenhagen Toastmasters Club's development, as well as for the general supervision and operation. The first year after stepping down acting as Immediate Past President helping the new board set and achieve challenging new goals.

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