Jim Holmes is an Executive Consultant at Pillar Technology, where he works with organizations to improve their software delivery process. He’s also the owner/principal of Guidepost Systems, which lets him engage directly with struggling organizations. He has been in various corners of the IT world since joining the US Air Force in 1982. He’s spent time in LAN/WAN and server management roles in addition to many years delivering great systems. When not at work you might nd Jim in the kitchen with a glass of wine, playing Xbox, hiking with his family, or practicing guitar.