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Pat Barry
barry.pat@gmail.com
847.612.1051

Technical Communicator

I have over 20 years of professional experience in the financial services industry, in a breadth of roles that have allowed me to apply my innate curiosity and analytical ability to solve problems and create understanding. In addition to hosting my resume, this site presents 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 graduate work, I developed and practiced skills in a wide variety of genres and styles as these samples demonstrate.
Cause & Effect Map - Leading & Lagging Indicators and Action Plans
Informtion Architecture, Web Design, & Usability
I performed a heuristic usability review of the Samaritan Consulting proprietary Web site maintenance application. I also played pivotal roles on two information architecture teams at Allstate Life Insurance Company, in addition to re-designing the Web site for the Pat's Petals floral design company.
Thumbnail of Process Management Deployment Map
Business Process Management & Measurement
I have extensive experience documenting cross-functional processes and facilitating teams to measure and improve their performance. I also worked with profit center leaders to deploy process management from the top down by co-facilitating them to develop and implement a Balanced Scorecard.