Joe Goss is a senior business analyst and project manager at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Information Technology (DoIT). He reduces project costs and improves outcomes for customers by eliciting, validating, and communicating requirements. Joe also serves as a facilitator and pathfinder, helping teams to identify the problem they face, and then to imagine a better future, and to find an appropriate pathway to that future. He is a trusted adviser to his customers and peers in business analysis, project management, solution design, and process improvement. Joe has many years of experience as a sought-after group facilitator, teacher, mentor, and team leader.
Joe began designing and developing systems to help people in 1978. Since starting work on campus in 2004, he has improved DoIT’s effectiveness in project management, business analysis, and testing. He continues to mentor and support staff interested in a career in business analysis and project management.
Joe’s background includes significant work in providing solutions to public and private organizations, in sectors including agriculture, accounting, manufacturing, public housing, law enforcement, judicial courts, public health, and natural resources. He served clients while employed at several software development companies, a regional accounting and consulting firm, an international computer vendor, and as an independent consultant.