Meet the Team
BlueDog has its foundations in the OOP and
Internet-based ideas of the early 1990s. The firm has partnered
with leading software developers, hardware and systems makers,
ISPs, and others to bring our customers best-of-breed, intelligent
internet infrastructure. Our goal is to supply you with high-value-added
managed applications to ensure your customers and constituents
have a fruitful internet experience.
BlueDog was founded in 1999 to provide application
service provider services of WebObjects applications. The company's
core offerings are based on products and projects developed
by team members and partners over the last few years. In the
early 1990s, BlueDog's team began using and developing advanced
technologies as developers using NeXT tools, where modern Web
There have been a few changes in the dot-com world since then,
and BlueDog's founders have stayed abreast the arrivals and
departures of technologies, vendors, trends and buzzwords. But
there are always new opportunities and new challenges that BlueDog's
team keep watch for -- and sort through new hype and obfuscation
to keep our clients ahead of the curve.
Apple: Cutting-edge Apple Computer
found fame by making computing truly personal with the "for-the-masses"
Macintosh. The Mac OS X ("ten") operating systems
promises to revolutionize the desktop and enterprise, just as
the fruit-colored iMac, the portable iBook, and QuickTime multimedia
tools have. WebObjects is the original, and still most robust
and flexible, web application server.
NeuroForge: As a software development company, NeuroForge
is recognized in the industry for the same quality and craftsmanship
that distinguishes object-oriented programming. They build high-performance
software solutions, sparking changes in business that ignite
higher levels of productivity and competitiveness. The company
specialize in object-oriented languages and development environments,
like Java and WebObjects, to create innovative e-business applications
that capture market share as much as consumer attention.
Tekstreme: A leading data center provider with facilities
StudioSendia: StudioSendai is a privately held Swiss
company focused on software and new media development, working
with Internet and Apple (Mac OS X Server, WebObjects) technologies
to craft unique and powerful tools that deliver environments
where people can learn and improve productivity.
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Our world is mired in data and we're asked
to create more. And we are asked to help others understand and
use such data so that it becomes useful information. How can
we structure our ideas so they make a difference?
Ultimately, BlueDog wants to help you distribute your business
processes and communication over the internet; allowing you
to stay focused on what you do best. We believe in careful application
of the best technologies and techniques in information architecture
and application design. Anything less will not make our clients
as competitive and effective as possible.
Meet the Team
BlueDog has a core group of technologists,
strategists, and creative minds who guide our day-to-day operations,
implementation of client solutions, and provide the vision that
helps the firm grow.
Founder and CEO: Information architecture
experience, including partnership and stakeholder relations.
Recent accomplishments include securing unique $40 million license
from world's third-largest software company -- for a pittance!
In previous positions, landed clients such as Volkswagen, Prentice
Hall, Lockheed, Bank of America.
Chief Technology Officer: Our CTO has more than 18 years experience
in Unix and internetworking systems design and management. His
expertise in security policy development and enforcement, architecting
Unix-based software and hardware systems, and in high-level
business process re-design.
Opportunity Wrangler: BlueDog's opportunity
wrangler devises partnership alliances, liaisons with clients,
strategic vendors and others who make up BlueDog's pool of interested
stakeholders. Important skills include the ability to translate
strategic plans into day-to-day operational success, and great
UI Designer: To be a BlueDog User Interface
Designer, expertise in information architecture, adherence to
human-computer interface guidelines, and a creative flair are
required. BlueDog's UI Designers use the latest in d/HTML authoring
environments, multimedia tools such as Macromedia Flash and
Apple's QuickTime. In addition, a feel for couching content
in the most soothing of presentation frameworks is required.
Java Programmer: BlueDog's commitment to
open standards begins with our preferred development web application
deployment environment, WebObjects. Our Java programmers are
'code warriors' able to craft efficient applications fast, but
with an economy of lines. Java programmers work hand-in-hand
with UI designers and our systems architects so that business
processes are translated into usable and fast programs that
our customers access through a browser.