Practice Lead, Applications – Project & Portfolio Management
38 Years in IT
About Barry Cousins
Barry Cousins is a Research Lead at Info-Tech Research Group, specializing in Project Portfolio Management, Project Management, and Organizational Change Management. He brings an extensive background in technology, IT management, and business leadership.
Prior to joining Info-Tech, Barry spent 12 years as CEO of Entry Software. In that role, Barry led the company’s product development, professional services, and operations. He advised IT and business leaders on methodologies for managing teams, people, and their work with project management and help desk software. In that role, he worked with C-level executives to design dashboards and scorecards that visualize their investments in people.
Barry has an extensive background in working with business leaders who struggle with IT project throughput. He has devised and implemented strategies around right-sizing budgets, optimizing support services, centralizing work plans, prioritizing deliverables, and simplifying workflows. In 2008, he authored “One Task List”, a business fable aimed at mid-market IT leaders looking to balance supply and demand.
Earlier in his career, Barry spent 15 years with Canada Trust (now TDCanadaTrust) as an Information Technologist. He focused on the development of new distribution channels, playing key roles in the company’s industry leading Telephone and Internet Banking offerings.
Barry holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo.