Web Content Developer
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has been using HTML since 1991, while studying Computer Science & Computer Systems Engineering degrees at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
(RMIT) in Melbourne, Australia.
After moving to the United Kingdom (UK) in September 2000, and joining Presence Online Limited - the makers of Aptrix, he began his career as a technical web consultant.
In April 2002, Pete left Presence Online and started his own consultancy company.
With 14 years independent Aptrix / IBM
Web Content Manager (WCM) experience behind him, Pete
has now consulted for many clients, including:
Responsible for the front-end development for Royal Auto's
rebranded website running on IBM
Web Content Manager v8.0. Pete
was tasked with updating the existing development components for integration with the new 'look and feel' and functionality.
was also involved with the education of existing staff members in how the site is managed from the back-end.
Royal Auto website
National Australia Bank - Australia
National Australia Bank
Responsible for the installation and configuration of IBM
Web Content Manager v6.0. Pete
was tasked with the creation of the Authoring Templates, Presentation Templates and configuration of the installed software.
He was also involved with the education of existing staff members in IBM Web Content Manager and tasked with several proof-of-concept projects using the Personalisation component of IBM WebSphere Portal.
As part of the hand-over process, Pete also wrote a 150 page "Developer Guide for IBM WCM" to quick-enable new Developers joining the Web Team.
It contained step-by-step instructions for creating a new IBM
WCM instance (including integration with LDAP and Oracle), WCM familiarisation exercises detailing how to create a new website and finally details of the support / maintenance process - tailored to the NAB
Royal New Zealand Police (RNZP)
Royal NZ Police
Pete was first employed by RNZP in 2006, to upgrade their existing Domino Database templates from Aptrix to IBM Lotus Workplace Web Content Management software.
The upgrade was crtical to ensure RNZP
were fully supported by IBM
, as the software was being used to host content for the "111 Emergency" Call Centres around the country.
Several weeks of thorough testing were performed to ensure that any custom functionality continued to operate correctly after the upgrade was complete.
During 2011 and early 2012, Pete was once again employed by RNZP to migrate their existing content from IBM Lotus Workplace Web Content Management software to IBM Web Content Manager (Java Edition).
He was assigned the role of Technical Officer, and was a key player in the project's success - launched in February 2012.
was responsible for generating the content migration feed file (RSS) in order to migrate the content using IBM
's Web Content Integrator.
also wrote a "WebSphere Portal / Web Content Manager Configuration Guide", detailing every configuration change made to the "out-of-the-box" installation for the RNZP environment.
It also included Performance Tuning settings as well as maintenance and support procedures.
As a local resource within New Zealand, Pete
also provides remote assistance as and when required.
Aside from IBM
also has significant experience and knowledge in many other web technologies.
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