Jim Chickadel

Newark, Delaware (August 15, 2016) – DecisivEdge, LLC, a leading business consulting and technology services company is pleased to announce that Jim Chickadel has joined the company’s executive team as Senior Vice President and Practice Lead for the Company’s Quality Assurance practice.

Jim brings 26+ years of broad technology experience having held management positions in application development and quality assurance management experience with companies like Chase, FDR, MBNA America and Bank of America.  For the past five years, Jim worked as a consultant with the New York Federal Reserve Bank providing strategic direction for testing and leading quality assurance efforts on the project to migrate the legacy mainframe based funds and securities transfer systems to a new distributed platform.

In his new role, Jim will be responsible for further evolving the Company’s rapidly growing quality assurance practice which comprises of both on-shore and off-shore resources who provide manual and automated testing services.  Jim will continue to develop the Company’s partnership with Tricentis and their leading model-based integrated test automation solution Tosca Testsuite.

“As our client’s migrate to an agile development environment and adopt DevOps, test automation has become a significant enabler to ensuring release quality and timeliness” said Navroze Eduljee, CEO of DecisivEdge. “Jim’s significant technical expertise, his financial services background and experienced leadership will be a tremendous asset to our client base as we help them leverage technology to capitalize on critical business opportunities,” said Eduljee.

Jim is a graduate of the University of Delaware where he holds a Master of Science degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration-Finance.