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The JW Group Inc
7234 Lancaster Pike Suite 300D
The JW Group is an IT consulting firm focusing exclusively on the aviation industry. Founded in 2009 by experienced aviation IT professionals, The JW Group provides services throughout all phases of IT project lifecycles including planning, design, implem...
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The JW Group, Inc.
7234 Lancaster Pike, Suite 300D
Jim Willis, RCDD, NCE - ...
Jim Willis, RCDD, NCE - Principal - Project Manager
Mr. Willis is a National Association of Radio and Telecommunications Engineers (NARTE) certified engineer with over sixteen (16) years of experience in aviation specific software systems, low voltage cabling infrastructures, networking, security, and access control systems, and instrumentation and control systems.
has specific engineering experience in IT systems design, local and wide area network design, low voltage communications system design, process plant control equipment modifications, and integration of complex computer systems.
Mr. Willis is also certified as a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) by Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI), a critical certification knowledge base necessary for the proper design and implementation of Communications Infrastructures.
has acted, and is continuing in this capacity, as project manager for the design and implementation of various airport IT system projects at a number of airports throughout the nation.
Mr. Willis holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce and Engineering Sciences from Drexel University.
In addition, he
has furthered his
educational background with numerous industry training and continuing education courses, strengthening his
knowledge of special systems and Communications Infrastructures.
Convergent Strategies Consulting, Inc.
James A. Willis, NCE, RCDD,
Principal Systems Consultant
Convergent Strategies Consulting - Staff
Marco Prieto | Marco Prieto,Principal | James Willis | James A. Willis, NCE, RCDD,Principal Systems Consultant | Jerry Olivier | Jerry Olivier,Principal Systems Consultant
Marco Prieto | Marco Prieto,Principal | James Willis
| James A. Willis
, NCE, RCDD,Principal Systems Consultant | Jerry Olivier | Jerry Olivier,Principal Systems Consultant
James A. Willis, NCE, RCDD
Principal Systems Consultant
has over twelve years experience in low voltage cabling infrastructures, networking, aviation-specific software systems, and instrumentation and control systems.
has specific engineering experience in local and wide area network design, low voltage communications system design, process plant control equipment modifications, and integration of complex computer systems.
has acted as a technical consultant for the development of Information Technology Master Plans for numerous airports throughout the nation.
IT Achieves Master Plan Status by Kathy Hamilton (: January-February, 2009)
"Pooling resources and using existing internal network infrastructure would save overall communications costs," says Jim Willis, principal consultant for Convergent Strategies.
"There's an added advantage in terms of service, because the owner of the communications system, the Authority, is on site and can respond to service calls more quickly than an off-site provider is able to."
Applying the CUPPS business case, SAN IT master planners had to be sure the effects of increasing the number of aircraft turns at the gates didn't impact other passenger processing facilities, such as ticket counters, security checkpoints, passenger hold rooms and baggage carousels.
Convergent Strategies also evaluated SAN's flight information display system.
"If we have a common-use system, where resources such as airline gates are shared, then we need to make sure that the information displayed to the traveling public is continuously updated," notes Willis