Representative Consulting Assignments for Manufacturers:
National Textile Manufacturer: Documented business processes, developed
business requirements, and evaluated software vendors to replace aging order
processing, manufacturing, and warehousing software for all company locations. Developed
IT policies and procedures and associated compliance tests for conformance with
National pharmaceutical manufacturing company:Developed a prototype order management system using a
client/server architecture, Microsoft Windows, PowerBuilder client programs, and
a relational database. The system was interactive, but also included EDI interfaces, and replaced
International precious metals manufacturer:For ten
years supported and enhanced the company’s business systems and manufacturing
systems. Modules include order
management, invoicing, order and sales analysis, commissions, inventory control,
hedging control, and quality control. The
system supports 30 users, with Microsoft Windows clients and a centralized
database for all applications.
National consumer paper products manufacturer:
During a three month assignment, designed and developed a prototype for an
executive information system. The application uses the latest windowing software and
interfaces with outside information databases. The system will be used by top executives
in the firm's headquarters to retrieve and review information on competitors and other
corporations of interest.
Regional food manufacturer:
During a seven month period, reorganized the MIS staff and supervised the
migration of financial applications from a mainframe to a minicomputer. Converted seven
autonomous plants to a standard chart of accounts and procedures. Implemented general
ledger and accounts payable packages, trained staff, designed and managed program
modifications, for all seven plants. The project was on time and on budget.
Designed and implemented an SNA network from the company's IBM
mainframe and minicomputer to all branches where personal computers and terminals were
Multinational electronics manufacturer:
Managed system analysis, design and project
management for the development and implementation of an on-line order entry system. The
project took over 10,000 man-hours over a 14 month period.
Trained thirty systems developers in project management,
structured analysis, and structured design techniques. Developed a corporate application
development methodology and IS standards, including tracking and control procedures as
well as reporting software.
Reorganized and supervised six international data
processing facilities at subsidiary locations, upgrading equipment, developing and
installing corporate standard accounting software, and hiring and training staff.
Multinational computer products and office equipment manufacturer:
Reorganized and supervised five international data processing facilities at
subsidiary locations, upgrading equipment, and hiring and training staff.
Developed corporate standard accounting software and installed it in
all international subsidiaries, training both MIS and accounting staff.
Multinational chemical products manufacturer:
Developed a technology architecture plan for offering computing and
networking services from three different mainframe computing facilities to several
thousand employees of a major research center.
National fluid instruments manufacturer:
Developed an information technology plan for replacing the firm's aging
minicomputer-based equipment and systems. Assisting in the evaluation of software packages
for the new environment.
Developed an executive information system used to analyzing sales and
order information using graphical charting techniques, interactive design, Microsoft
Windows and Excel, and Superbase.
JTM Representative Assignments Overview