Chris Thomas

Exceptional Technical manager, consultant, analyst and programmer with over 16 year’s proven experience in delivering software solutions to a high standard. Highly skilled and established in producing specifications, programming and hosting solutions. Experienced with industry standards and best practices to ensure solutions are robust and extensible. Adding value by defining and delivering solutions to help ensure projects are within budget and delivery date, with excellent problem solving skills. Regularly works as part of a team or as an individual.

Contact: +44 (0)20 3287 7791 - email

Consultancy

Advising on requirements

Evaluting existing projects

Functional and Technical Specification

Writing client facing specifications understandable by a non-technical person. Writing technical specifications for developers to build from.

Accessibility

Advising on accessibility legality and best practice during information architecture, design, build and quality assurance.

System Architecture

Designing modular, robust and scalable structures for systems to run from.

Database design and SQL programming

Normalised and efficient database design and (T)SQL programming in SQL Server 2014/2012/2008/2005/2000/1997 and mySQL.

Server-side programming

.NET (MVC and Webforms), C# and PHP having past experience in ColdFusion and ASP following best programming practices for both reuse and efficiency.

  • Xero application development
  • Pay Calculators and Accountancy quotation systems.
  • E-commerce
  • Content Managment Systems (CMS)
  • Umbraco and the hybrid framework
  • Customer Relationship Managment (CRM) Systems
  • Geographical mapping
  • Locate tools

Content Management Systems (CMS)

An unrivalled experience of designing and building Content Management Systems.

Quality Assurance (QA)

Creation of test scripts and use cases. Testing of the functionality, accessibility and usability of sites/

Artificial Intelligence

Semantics

Many are talking about the semantic web or semantics. Semantics are is a field born out of Aritifical Intelligence and it is only now the need for accurate search of information has it come into the mainstream.

Chris Thomas is one of the few Internet consultants that has a honours degree in Artificial Intelligence. Search, semantics, neural networks, cellular automata.

Associations

Chris Thomas is a member of:

  • Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed
  • The Grand National Archery Society

Three peak challenge

In September 2009 I completed the national three peaks challenge, a great achievement for me given my starting point in May 2009 when I agreed to take part.