CONVERGICA : Sepptember 2014 > ongoing activity
Brief: Solution Architecture : Information & Technical Architecture : IA policies Strategy, Solution Architecture & Technical Systems : Development & Deployment :
Role: RWCS is providing core expert support to CONVERGICA on the its architecture, build & operation of its Enterprise Health Systems Architecture, linking this to their emerging middle eastern solution requirement. This provsion being for a new range of enterprise information and operational management capabilities in the world wide health services industry.
Convergica is working in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally to modernise patient care through sophisticated technologies
Project Aim: To scope and transition plan for critical enterprise solutions and information architecture with associated information frameworks and digital architecture policies and designs.
ADESOFT January 2011 to September 2014
Brief: Expert Resource provision: Market and Technology Services: Software Support and Reselling: Policies Strategy, & UK Management & Deployment:
Role: RWCS is providing expert resource support to the ADESOFT management team on the strategy & market development of ADESOFT . Adesoft are the major French player in the management of resources, specialising in planning of training activities and services. ADE solutions allow users to build and manage schedules sophisticated resources to administer their activities and taking into account the constraints associated with them. Adesoft’s technology has been developed since 1995 , making ADE solutions essential toolsets for optimising resource organisations.
Project Aim: To audit & plan for UK market developments with direct Client Support to UK Client Base. ADESOFT is the leading-edge provider of professional scheduling software and resource management solutions for training and services
Brief: Expert Resource provision: Bid Solution Management with Programme policies & client support strategy
ASTUTE TMIS Program Faslane : Babcock Marine
Information & Technical Architecture
Role: RWCS is providing core solution resources and specialised information architecture support for the solution delivery and support architecture, build & operation of Astute TMIS.
ASPECT Project WEB SITE September 2009: Ongoing thru 2011
Brief: Expert Provision: Information & Technical Architecture : Digital IDs & Metadata, IA Policies Strategy & Benefits Management / Deployment :
Role: RWCS is providing core partner support to the ASPECT team on the architecture, build & operation of the ASPECT best Practice Network, linking this to EU strategic requirement for a new range enterprise information / and content syndication management services in the education content industry.
Project Aim: To scope and benefits audit / plan for critical enterprise information management activities with associated information frameworks and digital architecture policies. See role aspect partner
Outstart : www.outstart.com Jan / April 2010
Role: market analysis: Undertake comparative market review and opportunities in the UK military marketplace Context: For the purposes market alignment & intelligence re current product tools and technologies : RWCS will use its agnostic position to review MOD context requirement
Steria www.steria.co.uk May 2008 – April 2009 :
Brief: Expert Resource provision: Bid Solution Management : Information & Technical Architecture :, IS policies Strategy, & Technical Systems Development & Deployment : DITM : MOD defence procurement Contract
Role: RWCS is providing core support to STERIA PLC on the architecture, build & operation of the STERAI DITM Solution as part of a £50 million pound tender contract for the MOD. The MOD is tendering to procure their strategic requirement for a new range of enterprise TMIS information / and training management services across defence to replace the TAFMIS system .
GIBSON USA www.gibson.com September 2006 – 2008
Brief: Information & Technical Architecture : Digital IDs & Metadata, IA policies Strategy, & Technical Systems Development & Deployment :
Role: RWCS is providing core support to GIBSON USA on the architecture, build & operation of the Gibson TakeAnywhere Content service architecture, linking this to their strategic requirement for a new range enterprise information / and media management services in the music and media industry.
Project Aim: To scope and transition plan for critical enterprise information management activities with associated information frameworks and digital architecture policies.
DEST : PILIN : Australia http://www.pilin.net.au August 2006 – Ongoing in 2008
Brief: Information Architecture : ID : Metadata, IA policies & Strategy
Role: RWCS is providing core support to the PILIN team on the use of ID architectures and operation of the HANDLE services linking this to their strategic requirement for DEST Australia.
Project Aim: “Strengthening Australia’s ability to use global identifier infrastructure”
PILIN Project aims to:
Develop an abstract model for identifiers and their management
Develop shared, standards-based, persistent identifier management infrastructure
Support adoption of persistent identifiers and services
Plan for sustainable shared identifier infrastructure
Taecanet : http://www.taecanet.com May 2006
Role: Advise on Strategy & Development of Information Architecture : ID : Metadata and IA policies
RWCS continues to provide support on the development of Information architecture, operations and other services linking this to their strategic requirement for enterprise information / and digital information policies in the UK schools marketplace.
Outstart : http://www.outstart.com March / April 2006
Role: competitor analysis : Undertake comparative review and assess the mark up of responses from two specified vendors. Context: For the purposes market alignment & intelligence re current product tools and technologies : RWCS will use its agnostic position to present a MOD context requirement to the two selected vendors are asked to profile and report on their respective market and technical capability.
Eduserv : http://www.eduserv.org.uk BECTA case studies Feb 2006
Role: Publication of Becta case studies : RWCS subcontracted to Eduserv, a Becta Framework supplier to write, document report and advise on the publication of Becta case studies : Use of UPID services in 4 specific contexts :
External publications Identity
DFES : http://www.dfes.gov.uk London April 2005 to current date June 2006 : Ongoing project
Ongoing project : information architecture : Strategy & Development
Role : RWCS is currently advising DFES communications on top level strategic requirement for enterprise information / knowledge management. With a goal for scope and plan an enterprise information ID management strategies, associated information frameworks and digital architecture policies
Dfes UPID Project : To prove a working service of persistent digital identification with a metadata policy applied to a core sample of critical DFES and Becta digital information assets. This approach to show significant benefit in offering reliable, unambiguous dissemination of information to providers in government and the wider educational communities.
Project Scope : The main purpose of this proof of concept proposal is to set out and deliver a set 18 month term project, with specific scalability, targeted to proof a working example of persistent digital identification (Handle) with content policy applied to a core sample of critical information. It is primarily targeted to prove the usefulness of persistent identity architecture for the resolution of difficulties caused by existing digital identification & content control mechanisms at DfES and its sister agencies. This project has been undertaken using an Information Architecture approach, as an integrated, frame-worked approach to digitally identifying, managing, and sharing of DfES & BECTA digital information assets, including, content collections, documents, policies, procedures and data objects.
a) DfES UPID Metadata: policies, specifications & schemas.
b) Focussed Technical Architecture for DfES UPID / Handle
OPOCE : EU Commission http://www.opoce.cec.eu.int Ongoing September 2005 –
Role: Information Architecture : ID : Metadata and IA policies : Strategy & Development : Transition Consultancy.
RWCS is providing core support to OPOCE on the architecture and operation of the DOI services linking this to their strategic requirement for enterprise information / and publication management. To scope and transition plan for critical enterprise information management activities with associated information frameworks and digital architecture policies.
BECTA : http://www.becta.org.uk September 2005
Role : Report and advise on Strategy & Development of Information Architecture : ID : Metadata and IA policies
RWCS provided reporting to BECTA on the architecture and operation of the ID services linking this to their strategic requirement for enterprise information / and digital information policies. It involved the scope and planning of critical enterprise information management strategies with associated information frameworks and digital architecture policies.
Holdfast : DTR Consortium Bid : http://www.babcock.co.uk Babcock and Mowlem May to November 2005
Role : To provide expert consultative resource to Holdfast in respect of BID support for the immediate bid development period from May until the end of October 2005. Core Objectives: delivering a cohesive integrated approach to ICT and Training Delivery which creates critical differentiation for Holdfast in comparison with the other competitive bid. Achieving the TEN critical ICT differentiators for Holdfast derived from:
Consolidating and incorporating Business Process into a robust ICT Framework
Enabling a well designed Information Architecture
Specifying appropriate Learning Technologies
Outlining a cost effective ICT Policy for the use of Information Technologies
Emirates Airlines: Dubai http://www.emirates.com July 2000 – March 2002
Role: eLearning Strategy & Development . RWCS advised the Emirates Airlines eLearning and Knowledge board or scoping and strategic requirement for enterprise elearning / knowledge management systems and repositories. To scope and plan an enterprise elearning knowledge management strategy , identify appropriate LCMS systems and digital asset repositories technologies .
Edexcel : Pearson : London : http://www.Edexcel.org.uk June 2001 March 2002
Role: Digital Content Development < Project Management > RWCS provided Strategic Planning & project management services for all phases of the Edexcel EQUALS eLearning knowledgebase system < Information Metadata . Portal & Repository > project .in delivering this RWCS specified and set up enterprise learning knowledge management systems and repositories to link Edexcel Qualification content to Vocational & Academic Learning Management Services UK.
Autodesk Inc : http://www.Autodesk.com San Rafael CA :April 2000 May 2001
Role : eLearning & Dynamic Content Publishing : RWCS provided strategic consultancy support & project management services for the specification & development of OUTSTART Evolution < CISCO > content publishing / eLearning systems, software platforms and related work processes. < http://www.outstart.com > RWCS Implemented a rapid change in the eLearning and knowledge publishing activities, world wide for Autodesk Inc, assisting in the adoption of advanced systems from the Cisco “Outstart” Evolution Platform.
DFES & UFI : European Social Fund : DECOSLO Sept 1998 – April 2000
Role: eLearning Learning Objects & Digital Repositories < Project Management>
RWCS provided project management services for all phases of the DFES / Adapt UFI Edexcel DeCoslo LOM < Learning Object Metadata > project : Project Aim : The ADAPT pilot project worked to implement a leading edge ICT teaching and learning platform for the delivery of Academic & Vocational qualifications : A lotus notes based implementation, it was the first uk first working model of IEEE LOM metadata & related publishing standards for multimedia content and software tooling.
Thomson Learning Technologies http://www.autodeskpress.com Sept 1997 – April 2001
Role : ePublishing Business Development : RWCS provided EMEA B2B project management & consultancy services for the Delmar Thomson Learning, to set up and manage remote fulfilment agencies for a range of web based ITP Delmar products, enabling and supporting the authorisation of TEL software products.
Edexcel Foundation: http://www.Edexcel.org.uk April 1998 to April 2000
Role: On Line Learning Content Management Resources & Services < Consultancy > RWCS Provided strategic consultancy support & project management for the specification & development of content publishing / eLearning ICT Intranet / Internet systems, software and processes. < Provide management support of the implementation of the Phocis SelNet Digital eLearning ICT Content Publishing System for the Edexcel Content Data Repositories > < Lotus Notes & Domino / Lotus Domino.Doc v2>
Edexcel Foundation: http://www.Edexcel.org.uk Sept 1997 – April 1998
Role: On-Line Content Publishing < Consultancy and Project Management > RWCS provided project management & development services to Edexcel Foundation for development of the Edexcel content publishing provision of On-line services for the UK National Grid for Learning
Thomson Learning Technologies http://www.itpe.com Feb 1996 to Jan 1998
Business development & management : Autodesk Press International: Editorial & Business & Product Development : http://www.autodeskpress.com : Geographic Responsibility – Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Provided product & editorial business management for IT International and Autodesk Europe / Autodesk Asia Pacific Markets ( Geo. & Country Management Level ).
Prepared product plans & implemented Autodesk Press product developments to defined ITP business development road maps.
Identified, commissioned and managed the creation of new software products, on-line courseware & distribution systems, in published product road maps for Europe and Asia Pacific markets.
Managed the Introduction of business development processes and sales resources for the technical implementations, distribution & reselling of Autodesk Press for ITP across European and Asia Pacific markets
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