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Tom LaTourette, PMP, aka WebGunForHire, is currently looking to join a firm in the NYC metro area in need of his core competencies:

--Extreme Project Management
Strategic IT Analysis & Deployment
Inter-Team Project Coordination
--eBusiness Architecture
--Application Analysis & Rollout
--Business/Technical Communication
--Vendor Management


Led projects that helped win the MPA Website of the Year Award '07 in the News & Social Topics/Business & Finance category and generate higher site traffic and ad revenue than any year prior. Projects managed include launch of new Global Business section and redesign of Politics pages on to reflect November '08 presidential elections.

Launched a new section on, Celebrity Central, that greatly improved site's search engine ranking and helped contribute to winning 2nd Place in the Magazine Publishers of America first MPA Digital Awards ('07). Five months after the pages launched, monthly uniques were up 84% year over year, from 3.1 million to 5.7 million, and monthly page views were up 91%, from 322 million to 615 million, averaging 36.4 minutes spent on-site and 85 page views per visitor.

Led a variety of Website projects for one of the top 25 online shopping destinations in the U.S. for the world's largest direct marketer of DVDs, videos and music. Projects included launch of new business models and new products online, new and improved Websites, search engine optimization, and integration with legacy mainframe systems. Sites offer over 9,000 DVD titles and 8,000 music titles, serving over 8 million unique visitors monthly.

Led projects to implement and enhance advanced electronic publishing systems in a high-output, tight-deadline environment, saving the company millions of dollars in annual Prepress costs and speeding job production, and to achieve CAN-SPAM compliance for Columbia House's marketing emails, saving the company from potential liability of $10,000 per CAN-SPAM violation, while still allowing the company to send over five million member and acquisition emails monthly.

Led successful e-commerce Web site development and implementation for the largest sporting goods retailer in New York City. Project included extensive integration with legacy systems. Site handles over 10,000 products and $400,000 in sales monthly.

Led e-commerce Web site development and implementation for a large medical equipment supply company in New Jersey. Researched and authored initial proposal and supporting documentation and led consulting company's first e-commerce effort.
(website taken offline '01)

Authored the following White Papers:

  • Healthcare in the Age of the Internet
  • Marketing Your Web Site
  • Chronic Disease Management on the Internet
  • Strategic IT Deployments in Global Banking

Authored the following Application Analyses:

  • DRM (Digital Rights Management)
  • CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
  • EAI (Enterprise Application Integration)
  • Document Management


Authored the following Feasibility Studies:

  • Feasibility Analysis for, an adventure-travel auction Web site concept
  • Feasibility Analysis for REAL(i)TY, a privately-developed software application
  • Feasibility Analysis for, an e-commerce Web site for the food industry
  • Feasibility Analysis for Digital Certificates in Healthcare

Authored the following Business Plans:

  • iRadio Executive Summary
  • SAI Business Plan
  • Business Plan (partial)

Authored the following Presentations:

  • Overview of an IT Partnership
  • eHealth Network: Enabling eHealthcare
  • Trends in Modern HR Management

Authored the following User Guides:

  • User Guide for Contact Management App for CIBC/Oppenheimer
  • User Guide For Custom Financial Database for BusinessWeek
  • User Guide for Custom Content Management App for The New York Times
  • E-Commerce Training Manual: Order Processing & Inventory Management
  • E-Commerce Training Manual: Site & Online Inventory Management
  • Using New Asset Management System for Columbia House (multiple versions)
  • PDF Processing & Creation for Columbia House Creative
  • Email Unsubscribe Tool for Columbia House Customer Service
  • Asset Management System Admin

Authored the following Project Proposals:

  • Proposal
  • Proposal
  • ICC Proposal
  • Proposal
  • Proposal
  • Atlantic Health System Proposal
  • Standard Chartered Bank Proposal
Authored the following Recent Project Docs:
  • Definition (high-level Planning) and Business Requirements Documents
  • Risk Management Plans
  • Technical Detail Design documents
  • Change Management documents
  • Lessons Learned documents
Led development and documentation of various custom software, systems integration, and Web applications for clients including Standard-Chartered Bank, The New York Times, Hackensack University Medical Center, CIBC/Oppenheimer, Richton/John Deere, Prudential Financial, and McGraw-Hill's BusinessWeek


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