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Web Services & Applications
Creative Tailor-made Solutions
We have a wide-ranging portfolio of work from classic content management and database-oriented websites through to XML work, data migration projects, e-commerce and general consultancy and advice.
Emphasis is always placed on usability – both of website front ends, and of the information they present. Increasingly this requires a reactive single page application for smart phone, tablet and PC consumption.
If you have information which needs taming, organising, or presenting, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Technology has the power to determine winners and losers in any business. It can help a successful business to outpace slower moving competition. Web services & applications can often deliver a substantial return on investment.
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Our focus is to deliver attractive & effective results
We can help with many aspects of web development projects including liaison with customers, business case, requirements specification, system design / prototype / build, integration, vendor selection & management, documentation, test, go-live and support.
Implemented a new e-commerce store front to replace an ageing and insecure system. In consultation with the client, we decided to build the new version as a subdomain to serve an existing WordPress site to allow easy administration by the site admin team. Built as a combination of WordPress, FormStack, Stripe and Xero with custom API integration to improve self-service conference registration. Our responsibilities covered the entire project from design to test, user training and go live.
Platform: WordPress (PHP), FormStack, Stripe and Xero
Recently delivered a project to commission a new web publishing system for academic journals. Our responsibilities included system/vendor selection, project management, system design and build, platform customisation, billing system integration, migration of 5 academic journals back issues covering 2001-2020 (~2000 articles and ~2500 user accounts) data via XML import. Tailoring of article submission and review workflow, administrator user training, go live, release and upgrade process.
Part of a development team at an Oxford-based biotech firm performing design, system development and delivery of a complete web-based Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for in-house utilisation. The comprised a challenging system architecture using object oriented techniques on a database system to reflect the lifecycle of DNA samples (“aliquots”). My role included requirements definition, programming and development, test and go live support. The system was used by all the laboratory and analytics staff across the business (~200 users).
Platform: Python, MySQL, Linux
Worked to perform the customisation, integration and deployment of a secure, company-wide wiki web application to assist the business in centralising and increasing the transparency of all technical systems at a global investment bank. This project also included business requirements management, analysis, technical documentation, system deployment, bulk data and content migration, integration (e.g. with bank SSO technology), go-live, user training and support.
Platform: Perl, Linux and TWiki