IT applications are the BACKBONE in today’s business world.
You need a new software application but when it comes to the IT world, you’re flummoxed. The terms, the hardware, the geek-techno speak is frustrating. “Are they actually speaking English,” you wonder. You have your business objectives and want those met but can’t seem to get your points across.
We can help you bridge the communication GAP.
Selecting and designing applications is an art we’re familiar with. After all, our background resides firmly in the IT world. From system design and analysis to end-user training, we’ve got the knowledge and skills you need to ensure you’re next application implementation is a success.
We can help you identify and document your business and technical requirements, cut through the sales pitches to ask the RIGHT questions before you buy then work with the IT folks to ensure you get an application that satisfies your needs. Need end-user training to compliment your implementation? You’re in luck. We do that too!
We’re communication EXPERTS who just happen to be IT folks!
Programming and Analysis Project History
Not convinced a communication firm can provide application support? Here is a sampling of the application projects we’ve designed and implemented, many of which we built from scratch:
- Equipment Repair and Customer Management System – MS Access/VBA
Designed, built, tested, installed and support this robust MS Access/VBA application that supports all back-office and records management processes for a healthcare equipment repair company.
- Portal & Team Site Prototype for Nissan North America – SharePoint 2007
Provided business and technical analysis then built out and tested the prototype SharePoint sites requested by the Enterprise Architecture department for Nissan North America.
- Bears Unlimited, Inc Website and Contributor Blogs - HTML, CSS, WordPress/PHP
Designed, built, tested and provide on-going support for this website and contributor blogs.
- Written Designs Website and Blog - HTML, CSS, WordPress/PHP
Designed, built, tested and provide on-going support for our website and blog.
- Timeshare/Condo Rental Reporting Interface – MS Access/VBA
Designed, built, tested, installed and support this small MS Access/VBA application that provides reporting capabilities to a VB-based front-end for an off-the shelf product.
- Training Project Tracking – SharePoint 2007
Built a small SharePoint site that was the main tracking system for all learning assets for a software installation project for HCA Healthcare.
- SumTotal Learning Management System (LMS) Administration and Enhancements
Was the main system administrator and analyst for a SumTotal LMS utilized by Ahern Rentals. Worked with the vendor and client to identify, resolve and implement fixes and enhancements for the system; performed all maintenance and governance for the system.
- Training Asset Management System – MS Access migrated to RPG on an AS/400/iSeries
Designed, built, tested and supported a prototype training asset management system for Ahern Rentals in MS Access. Once proof of concept was obtained, worked with the developer to migrate and test all functionality and enhancements into a robust RPG program that provided overall document, video, and other asset tracking as well as was the main daily dashboard utilized by all Training Department staff.
- Custom Learning Management System – RPG on an AS/400/iSeries
Designed and tested a custom learning management system for Ahern Rentals that provided training content, workflows and completion information.
- Mingo Morvin Photography Website - HTML, CSS
Designed, built, tested and provide on-going support for this website and gallery administration area.
- Technical Publications Project Tracking System – MS Access/VBA
Designed, built, tested, installed and provided limited support for the main application technical writers used to manage all documents, up-coming priorities and writer productivity.
- Accreditation Tracking System – MS Access/VBA
Designed, built, tested, installed, and provided limited support for a small application that tracked client accreditations for the Nevada Small Business Development Center.
- Sales Administration Revenue Tracker – MS Access/VBA
Designed a robust application that imported sales data then reported on sales figures and commission amounts for the YellowPages.com Sales Team.
- Marketing Project Tracker – MS Access/VBA
Designed a small application the YellowPages.com marketing department used to track current and up-coming marketing communication projects.
- Order Processing, Product Management, Customer Management System – MS Access/VBA
Designed, built, tested, installed and supported a robust system that was the core application DollareWarehouse.com employees used to manage all orders, customers and inventory. This application was linked to a SQL back-end and provided real-time data based on website sales.