We offer a range of services, which we customize to your specific needs. In all cases, we would like to discuss your challenges before making any specific recommendations, and to provide you with a better idea of what we are all about.

“Fantastic article [on change management]. We have extended our project tracking system as per our meeting [with Clarrus] earlier this year, and many of our change management issues/problems disappeared – some of them literally overnight.” – Daniel Miller, CEO, Miller Software

Project Facilitation

Our project facilitation service stands out from most offerings you see these days. We will work directly with your team, in the context of one of your projects, to provide specific, relevant training and guidance precisely where it is needed, resulting in a more efficient, lower risk, and higher quality product… [details]

Project Infrastructure Support

Taking one step beyond our Project Plan Facilitation service, our support for building a Project infrastructure focuses explicitly on giving your team the skills to manage your portfolio of projects in an effective manner…[details]

Performance Diagnostic

This service allows you to quickly and inexpensively gain an objective view of the performance of your development organization. To be used as input to a project retrospective, initial insight towards an improvement initiative, or simply to provide another data point for you to help you manage your team effectively, this diagnostic and feedback will provide information that you can use immediately… [details]

Planning & Estimation

This is a complete solution that will allow you to make reasonable estimates throughout your development lifecycle. You will be able to use these estimates in the context of an overall project planning strategy that takes into account the business realities of constraints, priorities, and opportunities… [details]

Corporate Mentoring

The Clarrus approach to corporate mentoring is to provide on-demand support for the tactical needs of the organization. These needs are usually triggered by business events and our just-in-time response enables you to generate immediate return on the investment. This support is based on an organizational perspective geared towards building a common ground of knowledge and expertise…[details]

General Consulting Services

From document reviews to meeting facilitation, we have a broad range of expertise to support your tactical needs…[details]

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  • What’s Happening

    September 15, 2016: Thanks to the Vancouver chapter of the IIBA for inviting me to present a talk about Real Analysis agility - the bottom line is thoughtful application of effective analysis over Cargo Cult application of the latest fashionable approach! - fabulous interaction, great feedback!
    November, 2016 - A workshop series to help you develop resilience in the workplace and in your life!
    Next open enrolment sessions start soon - contact us to get involved!
  • On The Road Again

    Jim frequently travels across Western Canada for engagements, and welcomes opportunities to meet, run a workshop, Diagnostic or Lunch and Learn session.

    Contact Jim if you would like to connect around any of the upcoming dates:

    • March 1-3, 2017 - Winnipeg, MB
    • March 6-8, 2017 - Edmonton, AB
    • March 15-17, 2017 - Victoria, BC
  • What People are Saying

    Jim is a true professional. His expertise in software development and project management is outstanding, but perhaps more important is his commitment to his clients and his own personal learning. Working with Jim is a pleasure for me – and will be beneficial for you.

    — Kevin Eikenberry, Owner, The Discian Group