Pat Barry
barry.pat@gmail.com
847.612.1051

Technical Communicator

I have over 20 years of professional experience in the financial servces industry, in a breadth of roles that has allowed me to apply my innate curiosity and analytical abilities to solve problems and create understanding. In addition to hosting my resume, this site shows off representative samples of my work.

Links to Writng and Editing Samples page.
Technical Writing & Editing
I have gathered user requirements, documented process flows, developed project plans, and written reports of all kinds in my career. And in my recent graduate work, I've developed and practiced skills in a wide variery of genres and styles of technical communication. Follow this link to see various examples of my writing and editing work.
Cause & Effect Map - Leading & Lagging Indicators and Action Plans
Informtion Architecture, Web Design, & Usability
I recently performed a Heuristic Usablity Review of Samaritan Consulting's proprietary Web site maintenance application. I also played a pivotal role on two Information Architecture teams at Allstate Life Insurance Company, in addition to re-designing the Web site for Pat's Petals floral design company.
Thumbnail of Process Management Deployment Map
Business Process Management & Measurement
I have extensive experence documenting cross-functional processes and facilitatng teams to measure and improve their perfrmance. I also worked with profit center leaders to deploy process management from the top-down by faciiltating them to develop and implement a Balanced Screcard.