BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY JS Miller Consulting LLC, is a Denver-based business & technology consultancy founded in 2010 to bring to market our proprietary best-in-class enterprise strategy, architecture, & delivery services that enable disruptive innovation for business clients of all sizes that are seeking to take their enterprise business and IT design & delivery to the next level.
OUR MISSION To leverage our proprietary techniques and practices that were purpose-built, tested, and refined for over 25-years to execute strategy and transformation projects successfully the first-time, deliver projects in a fraction of the time & cost, convert IT from a cost-center to a profit-center, and to provide best-of-breed project recovery and project remediation services.
OUR VISION To elevate the worldwide project success rate of strategy & transformation projects from the dismal 71% failure rate to over 90% success on par with other mature industry metrics via our proprietary research and practices that mitigate 24+ root cause anti-patterns or failure points with their respective antidotes.
OUR VALUE PROPOSITION Our proprietary solutioning and transformation practices, known as CAPstone Strategy™, are best-in-class because they are capable of achieving 2x Innovation, 4x Velocity, 10x ROI with a 90% success rate in contrast with the dismal 29% industry average success rate. Scroll below for our Client Testimonials.
GIVING BACK When you do business with JS Miller Consulting, LLC - 10% of all proceeds are donated to charity.
SERVICE PLEDGE We are committed to helping our clients become self-sufficient, to promote goodwill between Business & IT, to establish independence from vendors through the use of industry standards, and to help our clients achieve the ability to consistently and successfully deliver any sized project after only a single consulting engagement.
VENDOR NEUTRAL We are a pure architecture & engineering (A&E) professional services firm. We are vendor neutral, we do not sell any products as a value-added reseller (VAR), and therefore only recommend 3rd-Party products and proven technology vendors that are the best fit for our client's strategic needs.
TECHNOLOGY AGNOSTIC As a first-to-market architecture & engineering (A&E) firm, we do not specialize on any single technology platform like a typical IT Consulting firm or MSP might; rather, we are diligent in staying abreast of the latest technology advances and primarily recommend proven technologies that are a good fit for the solution requirements and that have critical-mass acceptance in the market-place so you can rest assured that labor resources can be procured when needed.
WHAT WE DO
ENTERPRISE SOLUTION DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
In order to elevate the industry average success rate for Innovation from a dismal 29% (71% failure) to achieve a 90% success rate on large strategy, solution, and transformation projects, we needed to re-evaluate every industry best-practice currently in-use to identify the root causes of failure that were contributing to failure. Over a 25-year period, we discovered more than 24+ blockers known as anti-patterns and re-engineered new enabling practices that provide simple anti-dotes to these reoccurring anti-patterns. Therefore, we innovate new solutions via next-gen practices that get results!
ENTERPRISE SOLUTION BUILD & DELIVERY
Since most projects fail before they are even started, it's not unusual for us to save our clients thousands of dollars in the first few days or months of a project. Our most significant success story was saving one of our clients "hundreds of thousands of dollars" in the first 5-hours of the project! (read testimonial below) We were able to achieve this result because most anti-patterns reoccur over and over again so after 25-years of research we know just where to look. Therefore, we deliver strategic projects in a fraction of the time & cost!
Jonathan S. Miller, BSc Engineering
Owner, Master Architect
Jonathan is a Master Architect, founder of JS Miller Consulting LLC, and has more than 25-years experience in the IT industry as a transformation consultant, enterprise architect, solution architect, software engineer, electrical engineer, systems integrator, and business owner for more than 15 years. Jonathan is an entrepreneur at heart who loves a challenge and innovated new EA 2.0, IT 2.0, & Digital 2.0 service models that reduce the high failure rate of IT projects worldwide. Jonathan’s most notable mission-critical project as lead architect was the AirFairs project in 2008 to help Frontier Airlines emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and save 5,000 jobs. Jonathan maintains a variety of professional industry certifications including but not limited to TOGAF® 9.1 (Enterprise Architect), AWS Solution Architect (AWS-SA), Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB) in business process design, Organizational Change Management (OCM), & Project Management Professional (PMP). Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Civil, & Mechanical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and has lived in the Denver area for the past 40 years.
Barbara Trautlein, PhD Organizational Psychology
Change Management Partner
Barbara is principal and founder of Change Catalysts, the author of the best-selling book Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change that Sticks and the originator of the CQ®/Change Intelligence® System. For over 25 years, Barbara has coached executives, trained leaders at all levels, certified change agents, and facilitated mission-critical transformations - achieving bottom-line business and powerful leadership results for clients. She is gifted at sharing strategies and tactics that are accessible, actionable, and immediately applicable. In 2015, Barbara was recognized as the Change Management Consultant of the Year by the Association of Change Management Professionals-Midwest Region. Barbara holds a doctorate in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan.
Ben Simonton, MS Computer Systems Management
Leadership & Human Dynamics Partner
Ben Simonton has 35 years of direct experience managing people, in 2005 Ben founded Simonton Associates, and published his first book Leading People to be Highly Motivated and Committed outlining the leadership skills, tools & techniques he had developed to "unleash" up to a 500% increase in productivity. Prior to this Ben was with Consolidated Edison, New York City's electric utility company, as the executive in charge of about 1,300 unionized employees overhauling electric generating station boilers, turbines and auxiliaries. Ben is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with 26 years of naval service including Captain of the USS South Carolina, a nuclear-powered cruiser and a destroyer escort. Ben holds a Masters Degree in Computer Systems Management from the US Naval Postgraduate School.
Matt Faye, BS Art & Design
Creative Technical Communications Partner
Matt has 20 years of experience in UX/UI design, marketing, identity, branding, media production, and directing creative teams. In 2015, Matt founded Gravitation, a visual communications company that specializes in telling technical stories through animation, video, web, and digital distribution, servicing science, medical, manufacturing, and technology. Matt recently concluded an 11 year position with Visual Health Solutions as Creative Director to pursue this ambition — gather the most talented team of people and aim it at medical, science, and technology fields. Matt’s love of effective story telling, design, and visuals combine with a passion for understanding how things work. Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts & Design degree from the California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo.
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❝Jonathan does great work and excels at designing solutions which are truly unique. Jonathan was a huge asset to our team.❞
-Steve M., CEO, Recovery Partners
❝Jonathan was brought in to design and develop our enterprise solutions architecture on a major digital health platform. Jonathan's ability to deep dive into the business, customer, and engineering areas exhibited a great depth to his skill-set. Jonathan was able to provide a business architecture solution that is allowing us to move forward, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars in development that we would have incurred otherwise through building the wrong project. Jonathan's expertise and process was extremely thorough and eye-opening. Jonathan is full of integrity, has a great work-ethic, and is enjoyable to be around. He has a dedication to the job that is seldom seen in a consultant. He took his own personal time to read books on the relevant subject matters, to come up with very powerful ideas that we incorporated into our plans, and to present them well. We found Jonathan to be a fantastic addition to our team and we hope to be able to continue to use him in future stages of our project.❞
-Alex K., CTO, Recovery Partners
❝I had the pleasure of working with Jonathan multiple times throughout the past few years. He is a consummate professional and highly skilled consultant. He is able to work seamlessly both in a technical/architectural capacity and/or a interfacing/analyzing with various business users and stakeholders. I highly recommend Jonathan and enjoyed working with him!❞
-Matt J., Professional Recruiter, TekSystems
❝Jonathan is an IT swiss army knife with a rare combination of management, business operations, architecture and hands on technical skills. It’s hard to find one person that can move effortlessly between the board room and developer trenches. Talented, organized leaders who are highly effective at planning, stakeholder communication and developer team management are difficult to find. Even harder to find are highly technical architects who spent so much time hands on in the trenches that they can see all of the technical impacts, bottlenecks and risks of each architectural decision they make and understand the implications to performance, complexity, timeframes, security and ongoing operations years into the future. Jonathan is both.❞
-Patrick B., CEO, Motocol
❝Choosing Jonathan to design our integration architecture was one of the best decisions we've made for our product launch. Jonathan combines expert technical knowledge with business acumen to craft solutions which work for both environments. It's refreshing to work with a consultant that has unquestioned integrity and is driven by our success.❞
-Jeff H., CEO, OptiStok
❝Jonathan is a true expert in his field. We were able to reach our goal in a fraction of the time & cost thanks to his great guidance. I highly recommend Jonathan.❞
-Juan O., CEO, TSO Mobile
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