Michael McGuinness

Senior Analyst, eResearch Services Team, Griffith University


Michael McGuinness is a Senior Analyst (undertaking Business Analysis and Project Management activities) for Griffith University’s eResearch Services Team. Michael started his career in IT at IBM in 2005 working in the call centre, he soon progressed to supporting the call centres desktop fleet with over 500 staff. Michael has also worked with large clients such as Jetstar, Westpac and ABB. Michael joined Griffith University in 2012 as a Server Support Administrator, and in 2016 began working in the eResearch Services Team.

Michael has a Bachelor of Information Technology from Griffith University and Industry Certificatification in Project Management and Business Analysis, he is also a member of the International Institute of Business Analysis and the Project Management Institute.

He works using agile methodologies to constantly gather requirements as the project is progressing and undergoing changes throughout its lifecycle. This includes using scrum methods to track tasks allowing all stakeholders to be aware of the current progress of the project. Michael was a member of the project team conducting data migration for all staff and student data across Griffith University, winning a team award for Outstanding Client Service by a team (Presented by Griffith University).

My Sessions

Enabling Better Data Discovery of Records Across Archives, Institutions and Libraries

Green Room

Summary Making use of a purpose-built structured database with the flexibility to capture data from a variety of different sources and jurisdictions, and enabling a productive partnership between researchers and volunteer transcribers, the Prosecution Project is a platform for revolutionising our understanding of criminal justice histories. We plan to extend the functionality of this database […]

The Research Ecosystem