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I have been developing software and engineering solutions centering on Digital Transformation and Systems Engineering for 40+ years. My experience includes addressing challenges in Operations Technology, Information Technology, and Knowledge Engineering. Recently I have been a contributing leader in public forums as an Applied System Engineer and Machine Learning Architect.

As a Principal Solutions Architect focusing on Digital Transformation and Systems Engineering my experience focuses on Operations Technology including automation, adaptive processing, , and distributed systems.

I am a contributing leader in public forums, contributing author for energy industry and computer science magazines, speaker at industry conferences, and Professor of Computer Science at Lone Star College.

DevOps Skills Synopsis

✓   .NET, Core, C#, VB, VBA, VB6
✓   SQL, SSMS, Red Gate
✓   TDD, MS Test, NUnit, Shouldy
✓   R, Azure ML, Analytics
✓   Access VBA, Excel VBA
✓   Entity Framework, Dapper
✓   WinForm, WPF, MVC
✓   Inversion of Control
✓   Telerik, Component One
✓   WellView, Spotfire, Boresight
✓   Pason, Petrolink
✓   IoT, Edge Computing, Real-Time

Looking Back


The Discipline of IIoT Engineering

June 17, 2018
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Engineering is a discipline in and of itself – somewhat a macro-discipline. The IIoT engineer is focused on the extension of the organization into a field-level mentality of acquisition, preparation, analysis, reaction, automation, assessment, etc.

Three Catalysts of Digital Transformation

May 17, 2018
But Digital Transformation is not an action or event, it is a journey. Even more than a journey, consider Digital Transformation to be a corporate mindset, a Digital Strategy, and vehicle for embracing new paradigms.

Digitization, Digitalization and Digital Transformation

May 17, 2018
Three terms recently used together, often interchangeably are digitization, digitalization, and digital transformation. Given the name of this blog – Digital Transformation Engineer – I have an opinion.

The Journey into DevOPS as a Mindset, not a Project

May 28, 2018
DevOps as a project is a failed premise since projects complete, DevOps is ongoing, ever improving. DevOps is an experiencetial trek with an end rather than an optimized path to a goal. DevOps as a mindset.

Real-Time Data in an Operations Process

May 16, 2011
Data is never ‘in balance’, data always carries uncertainty, and the process cannot stop. Operations personally have learned to perform their job while waiting ... (3-part series)

Tentative 2019 Conference Selection