Scrum Alliance Awarded Innovation Author Peter Nichol with Scrum Foundations Educator Credential

The Scrum Alliance awarded innovation and business relationship author Peter Nichol with the Scrum Foundations Educator credential. Peter now holds seventeen professional certifications:

Agile

  • LPM – SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager
  • SA – SAFe Agilist
  • SP – SAFe Practitioner
  • CSP-SM – Certified Scrum Professional ScrumMaster
  • A-CSM – Advanced Certified ScrumMaster
  • CSM – Certified ScrumMaster
  • SFE – Scrum Foundations Educator

Business Relationship Management

  • MBRM – Master of Business Relationship Management
  • CBRM – Certified Relationship Mgmt. Professional
  • BRMP – Business Relationship Mgmt. Professional

Project Management

  • PMP – PMI Certified Project Manager

Chief Product Manager/Owner

  • CSP-PO – Certified Scrum Professional Product Owner
  • A-CSPO – Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner
  • CSPO – Certified Scrum Product Owner

Lean & Quantified Continuous Improvement

  • SSMBB – Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt
  • CQM – Certified Manager in Quality
  • CMPI – Certified Manager in Process Improvement

About Peter Nichol: Short-Form Bio

Peter Nichol is a technology executive with over 20 years of experience dedicated to driving data-first business transformations, optimizing teams, and cross-functional product delivery. He helps organizations connect strategy to execution to maximize company performance.

Find out more at www.datasciencecio.com

Peter has led businesses through complex changes, including the adoption of data-first approaches for portfolio management, data integrations, lean six sigma for operational excellence, departmental transformations, process improvements, cloud migrations, merger integrations, maximizing team performance, designing new IT operating models, digitizing platforms, leading large-scale mission-critical technology deployments, product management, agile methodologies, and building high-performance teams.

Peter is a 4x author, MIT Sloan and Yale School of Management speaker, and avid blogger with hundreds of articles on innovation, data science, artificial intelligence and blockchain.

Peter’s awards & recognitions include:

  • Constellation Research’s Business Transformation 150, 2021
  • Top 2021 BRM
  • Top 2020 BRM
  • BRM Institute Community Impact Award, 2020
  • BRM Institute Trailblazer Award, 2020
  • The first, globally credentialed BRM Institute Master of Business Relationship Management (MBRM®), 2019
  • BRM Institute Practitioner Award, 2019
  • BRM Institute Trailblazer Award, 2019
  • Premier 100 Technology Leaders, Computerworld, 2016
  • MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award Finalist, 2015
  • CIO100 Innovating in the Digital Economy, 2015 Winner
  • PMI Project of the Year Award and Top 3 Global Finalist, 2014
  • Best New Service & API for Access Health CT (Mobile Enroll), 2014 Award
  • Best Platform for Access Health CT (Mobile Enroll), 2014 Award
  • Health IT Leadership, 2014 Award
  • Collaboration Across Boundaries, 2014 Award
  • Healthcare Innovator of the Year, 2014 Award

If you found this article helpful, that’s great! Also, Peter’s recent books, Think Lead Disrupt and Leading with Value. All books are available on Amazon and at http://www.datsciencecio.com/shop for author-signed copies!

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Peter is a technology executive with 19 years of experience, dedicated to driving innovation, digital transformation, leadership, and data in business. He helps organizations connect strategy to execution to maximize company performance. He has been recognized for Digital Innovation by CIO 100, MIT Sloan, Computerworld, and the Project Management Institute. As Managing Director at OROCA Innovations, Peter leads the CXO advisory services practice, driving digital strategies. Peter was honored as an MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award Finalist in 2015 and is a regular contributor to CIO.com on innovation. Peter has led businesses through complex changes, including the adoption of data-first approaches for portfolio management, lean six sigma for operational excellence, departmental transformations, process improvements, maximizing team performance, designing new IT operating models, digitizing platforms, leading large-scale mission-critical technology deployments, product management, agile methodologies, and building high-performance teams. As Chief Information Officer, Peter was responsible for Connecticut’s Health Insurance Exchange’s (HIX) industry-leading digital platform transforming consumerism and retail oriented services for the health insurance industry. Peter championed the Connecticut marketplace digital implementation with a transformational cloud-based SaaS platform and mobile application recognized as a 2014 PMI Project of the Year Award finalist, CIO 100, and awards for best digital services, API, and platform. He also received a lifetime achievement award for leadership and digital transformation, honored as a 2016 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader. Peter is the author of Learning Intelligence: Expand Thinking. Absorb Alternative. Unlock Possibilities (2017), which Marshall Goldsmith, author of the New York Times No. 1 bestseller Triggers, calls "a must-read for any leader wanting to compete in the innovation-powered landscape of today." Peter also authored The Power of Blockchain for Healthcare: How Blockchain Will Ignite The Future of Healthcare (2017), the first book to explore the vast opportunities for blockchain to transform the patient experience. Peter has a B.S. in C.I.S from Bentley University and an MBA from Quinnipiac University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He earned his PMP® in 2001 and is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Masters in Business Relationship Management (MBRM) and Certified Scrum Master. As a Commercial Rated Aviation Pilot and Master Scuba Diver, Peter understands first hand, how to anticipate change and lead boldly.