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  • Learning New Technologies

    for phpArchitect Learning New Technologies I'd written a piece on Project Management for Developers in 2020. So when I heard a comment about technology at an online symposium for women in technology, I contacted the publisher. The comment was that 'you don't need to know the technology' to manage it. I differed with that position…
  • Intranet Training Portal

    for Office Mart Affiliate Intranet The portal was built to manage a large archive of materials, provide training tools and general business compliance tracking. Keeping all the files in shared folders was both difficult to manage and hard to navigate. eBooks and Guides Creating a set of eBooks for online use was accomplished using IssueM. It…
  • Mobile GeoFence Solution

    A Special Gift, Just for You NBC Universal Hackathon Challenge Originally, the design was to provide an app that would help reduce the time a guest has to stand in line. But the reality is that most people standing in line do not have any device at hand. No loose items are allowed on the…
  • Financial Tracking Database with Analytics

    Builder Reporting and Analysis Tools The software is designed as a BI management tool, not a comprehensive project management system. It won’t replace Quick Books or MS Project. It can replace all those Excel spreadsheets that keep track of pipelines and projects. Estimates Select a customer and define the elements for a job, including dates…
  • Patient Tracking Software

    for ezCareLog Patient Tracking Software This project combined custom development with responsive design to create a portable, flexible solution for managing residential patient care logs. It is adaptable for home care management, visiting nurse care, and non-medical home care. Many resident facilities are still using paper and pen to track patient activities. Staff are required…
  • Niche Recruiting Software

    The company wanted to explore how they might use their expertise and contacts in the Franchise industry to match brand executives with positions. The first step was to create a portal that could be used to advertise the offering, recruit potential clients, and provide the company with a viability test platform before they invested in…
  • Desktop to Web Application

    The company had an old desktop database system they wanted updated and web enabled. The new system needed to have almost the same features and options as the old system. The technical requirements for a web-based system were never going to allow an exact mapping of features. What was handled by the OS on the…
  • Global Trade: Food and Wine

    for Straw Hat Trading Company, LLC Global trade in wines and specialty food products was trending up in 2012. The demand for European and American wines in China was high. Canadian and Australian wines were at the top of Chinese buyer's lists. Market timing seemed good. The company partners began preparations for an initial product…
  • Custom Drupal CMS

    for Wudang Research Association We established our site in 1996. The original site had limited depth and used image maps to handle navigation. Images were the only way to assure a consistently correct display of Chinese characters on our home page. We have made numerous changes over the years. The current version of our site…
  • 130 Country Reporting System

    for the United Nations The UN Development Operations Coordination Office (DOCO) issued a procurement notice for creation of an online reporting database application to manage annual and interim reporting from 130 countries. The system had to be capable of tracking report submissions as well as aggregating the data for review. The current system was mostly…