People

Debbie Sheehan, Partner


Debbie is an accomplished Business Analyst, Project Manager and Trainer with 15+ year of experience ranging from small startup operations to Fortune 500 corporations. Debbie holds an MBA from Northeastern University and utilizes her expertise in gathering business requirements and collaborating with developers and users to translate them to Functional Specifications. Her strong ability to critically evaluate data gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, and identify underlying client needs makes her an invaluble leader on implementation projects of all sizes.

With a history of successfully leading change management initiatives which challenge and assist business units in executing and adopting their plans, Debbie also boasts 12 years of proven ability providing training services. Ranging from initial needs analysis, design, development, and delivery of course materials to maximize one-to-one, classroom, and web-based learning environments, Debbie is able to craft a training program to suit any business needs.

Emily Watts, President


Emily Watts combines her business analyst expertise with extensive skills in project management to develop solutions that address major

business issues surrounding efficiency, risk, and collaboration.

Drawing on her background as a project leader for enterprise technology projects, Emily is successful at driving implementation schedules for from start to finish, from needs analysis and discovery, to design and configuration, to project launch, and user training. Her technical skills not only allow her to manage control over projects timetables with the insight to identify and address concerns quickly, but also give her the ability to take a “hands-on” approach in everything from sophisticated workflow creation to multimedia user training videos.

Prior to starting The RAIS Corporation, Emily gained significant experience directing large-scale IT initiatives involving project management

applications, graphical user interfaces, analytical modeling, reporting tools, collaboration tools, content management, and more. She has an extensive background in Microsoft-based technologies, is Prolog Manager certified, and was also a member of the Meridian Systems Prolog Customer Advisory Board.

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