Graham Bolton


Graham Bolton is een expert van Computable voor de topics Digital Transformation en Development.


EDUCATION
1980-1983: University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom: BSc (Hons.) Computer Science


EMPLOYMENT
1983-1986: Logica BV, Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Programmer, Analyst, Project Manager; worked for: Shell Exploration, Philips Audio, Unilever Research, Ministerie van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid, ESTEC


1986-1989: Relational Technology International, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Consultant, Trainer, Product Manager; worked for: GAK, Hoogovens, KNMI, RIVM, Holland Heating, RUG, KUB, Bouwfonds, Computer Centrum Waterleidingbedrijven Overijssel, SHAPE, NATO


FREELANCE CONSULTANT
1989-1992: Worked for: Kuwait National Petroleum Company (Kuwait), United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (Italy), Bekaert Steel Cord (Belgium), Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (UAE), Saudi Aramco (Saudi Arabia), ETISALAT (UAE), South African Ports Authority (RSA), Airtours (UK), Raytheon (NL)


EMPLOYER
1992-1995: Established Elegant Relational Development (ERD) with one employee; grew to 12 employees; clients included KNMI, Rotaform, Nationale Postcodeloterij, Ministerie van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid


1995-2003: Joined forces with SEAC to form Elegant Group; grew from 15 to 70 employees; new clients included Ministerie van Financiën, Ministerie van Defensie Telematica Organisatie, KLPD, Pon’s Automobiel¬handel, Elf Enterprise Caledonia, Tweede Kamer der Staten Generaal, Sponsor Loterij, Essent Retail, Qua Raad, KPN Telecom, Het Financieele Dagblad, Bankgiro Loterij, Dycore, TPG Post

2004-2005: Sabbatical


August 2005: Established IfSQ, Institute for Software Quality.


CONSULTANT
Software Quality Measurement and Improvement bv
2005-present: Clients include Tweede Kamer der Staten Generaal, Kluwer, ECT, ICTU, ICTRO, NUON, Raad voor de Rechtspraak, KPMG, Het Expertise Centrum, Guardia (DK), KPMG, InFoCo, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Centric, Elegant Group, Rijkswaterstaat, Colruyt (B), Alex Beleggersbank, Interpolis Verzekeringen, NS Reizigers, APG, Nationale Postcodeloterij


Understanding of how to write and maintain computer software (highlights)
1983: Worked on billing and timesheet system for the services of conscientious objectors on National Service in the Netherlands ("Tewerkgestelde Erkende Gewetensbezwaarders")
1984: Worked on system to automate core process of Gewestelijk Arbeidsbureaus (GAB’s): the matching of job-seekers with suitable jobs
1986: Worked on redesign of systems used by Gemeenschappelijk Administratiekantoor (GAK) for employers’ national insurance
1989: Responsible for the application architecture and database design for the modernization of all major systems used by the Kuwait National Petroleum Company
1992: Responsible for database design of integrated system for the South African Ports Authority
1994: Responsible for the redesign of the administration, payments and billing system for the Nationale Postcodeloterij
1996: Responsible for the application architecture and database design for an integrated vehicle importer and dealerships system for Pon’s Automobielhandel
1997: Advised on integration of two national lotteries (Sponsorloterij and Bankgiro Loterij) into the system used for the Nationale Postcodeloterij
2000: Responsible for project to produce a Football Intelligence Message Exchange System (FIMEXS) used by the Dutch and Belgian Police Forces during the Euro2000 European Football Championships

Understanding of the measurement of software quality (highlights)
1994: Retained to measure the quality of a system produced by a major software house; devised and applied a technique for the objective measurement of the quality of any source code; audit resulted in redesign and full reimplementation of project
1995: Retained by insurance reseller to measure quality of software produced by a major software house; audit resulted in extensive repairs to recently produced software
1996: Retained by national newspaper to assess software produced by a major software house; audit resulted in extensive repairs to recently produced software
1997-2003: Used and refined audit technique on 12 other projects to good result, working with Price Waterhouse Coopers, KPMG and other EDP auditors and accountants
2006-present: Delivered and managed delivery of Software Quality Scans, Workshops, Inspections, Coaching and Improvement Projects in the government, financial, commercial, industrial and non-profit sectors


Understanding of computer science and computer systems (highlights)
1983: Designed and built a compiler for the Algol language
1989: Designed and built a code generator for SQL and 4GL which was then used to produce dozens of mission-critical application programs and databases
1995: Established a set of metrics for the prediction of performance of database application programs
1996: Established a set of Software Defect Indicators for the measurement of the quality of computer program source code
2004: Designed FIESTA, an all-purpose, extensible template language for the generation of structured text (webpages, computer program source code, documentation, etc) using spreadsheet as a repository and text files for patterns; implemented an interpreter for it (used for numerous projects).

Vakkennis Graham Bolton

Functiegebieden

Applicatiebeheer, Beveiliging, Commercie, Consulting/advies, Database-engineering, Datacom/telecom, Embedded systems, Functioneel ontwerp, Management, Informatieanalyse, Marketing/promotie, Netwerk engineering/beheer, Projectmanagement, Research/wetenschap, Software-ontwikkeling, Systeembeheer, Technisch ontwerp, Testen/implementeren, Training/opleiding en Webmanagement.

Onderwerpen

Outsourcing, Business Analytics, Datamanagement, ERP, CRM, Development, Internet, Mobility, Infrastructuur, Security, ICT-branche en Overheid.

Methoden/frameworks

ITIL, J2EE en Prince2.

Programmeertalen/tools

.Net , ASP, C#, C++, Cobol, Delphi, Fortran, HTML/CSS, Java, Javascript, JSP, Perl, PHP, Powerhouse, Progress, RPG, SQL, Visual Basic en XML.

Software/hardware

Access, Citrix-software, Informix, Linux, Oracle-software, SAP-software, SQL Server, Sybase, Unix, VMWare en Windows PC.


Computable Expert
Graham  Bolton

Graham Bolton
Opleidingsniveau: WO
Carrièreniveau: Directie
Functie: Directeur
Bedrijfsgrootte: 2-4 personen
Omvang ict-afdeling: 1 t/m 4 personen
Branche: ICT

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