Consulting with local small businesses to help guide them through the process of implementing or enhancing information technology solutions.
Left Brain Skill Set Summary:
- Multilingual: I speak geek, business and simple human, and can translate between them
- Experienced: Consulted with many large organizations (see client list)
- Full spectrum skills: from requirements analysis to implementation and documentation
- Full stack skills: from jQuery plugins and widgets to SQL Server stored procedures and triggers
- 40+ years of experience working with business information systems, with a focus on data intensive web based solutions.
- Worked with databases since 1972 and with C# and Visual Studio since 2003.
- Developed “Services Model” to explain and teach distributed systems architectures.
- Specialized in large systems development and thrive on multi-year development projects.
- Current technology skill set focused on Microsoft-based solutions using SQL Server, C#/ASP.NET and jQuery.
- Web-based solutions:
- PC Products:
- Tandem Computers:
- DEC RSTS/E:
- IBM 360:
- Ohio State University administrative applications
- 2014-present – Independent Consultant
- 2010 – 2013 – ERI: Senior software developer
- 2003 – 2010– The Socrates Group: Co-Founder
- 2000 – 2003 – Independent consultant
- 1999 – 2000 – Etelos Incorporated: Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer
- 1991 – 1999 – The Socrates Group, Inc.: Founder & President (Sold to Etelos)
- 1990 – 1991 – Microsoft Corporation: Director, Microsoft Consulting Services
- 1987 – 1990 – Ford Aerospace: Supervisor, Software Productivity Laboratory
- 1983 – 1986 – Amber Systems: Founder
- 1978 – 1983 – Tandem Computers: Software Developer
- 1974 – 1978 – Interactive Information Systems: Software Development Manager
- 1973 – 1974 – Chrysler Corporation: Programmer
- 1970 – 1973 – Ohio State University: Programmer
- 1969 – 1970 – IBM: Systems Engineer
- 1967 – 1969 – Purdue Frederick: Programmer
See my website for a complete history of my relationship with technology.
Consulting Client List (partial):
Microsoft, Intel, KPMG Peat Marwick, Fleet Bank, Ernst & Young, Redden Marine, Propack, Barron Heating
Many references and endorsements at LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/bobjones4
Additional local references available on request.