Michael W. Davidson, Principal / Senior Consultant View profile on LinkedIn

Founder of OnCourse Technology Group, Mike Davidson has over 25 years experience bringing value to business through the implementation of Information Technology.

He has a proven track-record of developing strategic IT plans that align with overall business goals and a demonstrated ability to rapidly analyze business requirements and execute specific, actionable plans to improve business operations utilizing technology products.

He is adept at communicating effectively with a wide-range of audiences including business leaders, IT staff, and IT vendors.

From 1997 until 2009 he served as the technology leader for Birmingham, Alabama based BE&K, Inc., a $2 billion Engineering / Construction firm. His responsibilities included strategic direction for all IT products, overseeing selection and implementation of a wide-range of software solutions, management of an IT infrastructure supporting thousands of users, and recruiting and leading IT professionals.

Previously, Mike led a number of teams developing custom software products to support a variety of business processes. Experience building systems from the "ground up" gives him a unique insight into methods of applying technology products to consistently deliver business results.

Skills and areas of expertise

  • Strategic IT Planning
  • IT Financial Management
  • Business Application Strategies
  • Vendor Selection and Management
  • Business Process Design
  • IT Infrastructure Design
  • Software Selection
  • Global IT Service Delivery
  • Custom Software Development
  • IT Project Management
  • IT Organization Planning
  • IT Staff Recruiting and Development
  • Vendor Management