The BSI contracted John McMillan to work with BT and IBM to investigate and
document the work done by them. His contract included a review of the source
code and hence preparation to make the resources available as open source.
John has joined the team of Cambridge based company HiTeam, whose mission is to help
companies grow and succeed. John will be working as a senior developer to guide juniors.
John is contracting to On 24 to assist their clients run webcasts.
The latest project is to build a web site for Brazilian artist Lupe Cunha. This site shows Lupe's works and provides a shopping cart and interface to Paypal. www.lupecunha.co.uk
McMillan won a number of contracts to replace old (often DOS) bespoke software. We used the latest web techniques to prpovide flexible, low cost solutions.
John provided a number of APIs for the autoresponder software ARP Reach
John was brought in to project manage a large web site called Tell Trail. He managed a team of three designers and seven PHP developers. Several were contractors working outside the UK. Quite a challenge to manage and coordinate!
A web design company
was in the process of building a major e-commerce site and engaged John to take
over the project. There were some 100 pages, almost all of which needed work.
Sadly, the project had relied on inexperienced developers who had struggled to understand the needs of the site. It took all of John's experience to turn the project round and bring the project to a succesful conclusion.
John's new book "How to Market Your Business" has now been published. You can
buy or preview it from
Amazon (UK) or
(USA and World). This covers everything you need to know about how to
(If you don't own a Kindle, Amazon provide free readers for PC, Mac and mobile phones.)
On February 24th John was interviewed by Ann Hawkins for the Business Hub programme on Star Radio in Cambridge. John's interview was aimed to share his long experience with listeners who are starting businesses.