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Ada Barlatt

Founder and Consultant, Operations Ally

Promoting life balance through improved technology guidelines and policies; helping agencies fix their frustrations with internal and client communication.

Ada Barlatt, is your cheerful OperationsAlly! She is a fun loving, freedom-seeking tech pro who geeks out over systems and loves creating ease with technology. Ada passionately believes technology can create greater flow and more balance in our lives - if we use it wisely.

Through OperationsAlly, Ada helps agencies design and implement impactful electronic communication guidelines. The guidelines we create promote both wellness and productivity -- protecting the team's wellbeing and the company's bottom line.

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Biography

Ada Y. Barlatt, Ph. D., P. Eng., is an entrepreneur, speaker, and healthy-habits activist. As founder of Operations Ally, she consults with small and medium-sized teams developing custom strategies to create operational harmony and well being for the company’s bottom line.

Ada believes technology can help create greater flow and more balance in our personal and professional lives. She has been applying her savvy at systems building since her early 20s when she worked on research projects and contracts for companies like Ford and Walt Disney.

Her career experience spans many industries from healthcare Institutions and manufacturing to big-box retail and aerospace. Her most recent work centers around helping agencies fix their frustrations with internal and client communication.

In addition to scores of peer-reviews academic publications and awards of over 300K in grant funding, Ada is known for delivering results that matter to her clients. As a bonus, she just might be thee most cheerful geek you have ever met.

When she’s not researching or working with clients, Ada can be found, tea in hand, cruising on the high seas. Or at home loudly cheering for her favorite sports teams.

Expertise

  • Workplace technology best practices
  • Workplace technology guidelines that promote work-life balance
  • How to make the most of work messaging platforms (email, text messaging, instant messaging, project management tools)
  • How to save time with work email
  • Technology tips to save time
  • Top technology, software and apps mistakes agencies are making
  • Technology
  • Technology for agencies
  • Customer relationship management

Education/Éducation

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    Industrial and Systems Engineering
    B.S., 2004
  • University of Michigan
    Industrial and Operations Engineering
    M.S.E, 2006
  • University of Michigan
    Industrial and Operations Engineering
    Ph.D., 2009