[Paul’s] product was on time, on budget, and highly flexible…[and] at each level his product got more polished and turned out to be exactly what we asked for. I would recommend Paul to anyone.

Ernie Lowell, IT
Sterling Machine Division


Consulting Clients

Sterling Machine Company, Inc., A Division of Senior Aerospace

Manufacturer of precision metallic parts for the aerospace industry
Manufacturer of rotor-head components for military platforms such as the Blackhawk helicopter

  • Converted weekly sales order release data from their largest customer into Sterling’s order entry system.
  • Applied specified business rules to enforce current standing purchase orders.
  • Validated release data against parts already shipped to ensure accuracy.
  • These changes save the company from updating the sales order release data by hand on a weekly basis, allowing for greater throughput, and making it easier to identify potential order demand changes.

Foxwoods Casino

The world’s largest casino and the premier destination resort in Southeastern Connecticut

  • Programmed and troubleshooted the Time and Attendance Scheduling System (TASC). Developed, maintained and tested the Vastech Interface program between TASC and Vastech (a casino employee scheduling system). Eliminated problems involving record locking and performance.
  • Redesigned the reporting front end to improve performance and useability in the TASC graphical application.
  • Created the early-out identification batch program that identifies employees that leave too early, saving the casino $100,000/year.

Health Informatics, Inc.

A national provider of health care information solutions

  • Designed and programmed the Time Version 7, Patient Billing and Clinical Care System for hospitals specializing in kidney dialysis. Helped rewrite the application in Progress SMARTObjects in ADM2 from another development environment.
  • Performed significant programming tasks in Patient Selection, TimeV7 Menu, Physician Security, User Preferences and Patient Image Display and Maintenance.
  • Incorporated phone number, email, tax identification, social security number and zip code validation at the framework base SMARTObject level.

Bank One Corporation

One of the nation’s largest banks

  • Designed and programmed modifications to the CreditRevue Consumer Mortgage Application. Did significant modifications to track loan application history, loan station routing, track title, flood and appraisal fees.

CAMCAR Division, Textron Fastening Systems

World’s largest fastener manufacturer

  • Designed, programmed and implemented a Fastener Quality Act (FQA) Inspection System using Progress’s SMARTObjects. Converted over 5 million records from an existing system.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

  • Created an on-line credit card authorization interface using Progress AppServer to their existing Trade Show Exhibit Application.

US Tsubaki

Assembly chain manufacturer

  • Assisted in the conversion of their MFG/PRO application from VMS to Unix. Conducted performance troubleshooting and database administration functions.

Color Communications

Provider of color tile cards for catalogs

  • Designed, programmed and implemented a color matching system designed to reduce existing inventories.

Hawk Electronics

Electronics distributor

  • S.M.A.R.T.S. user for tracking leads. Providing Progress consulting.
  • Location for Public Progress Training Classes.

Practical Solutions

Maker of lawn service application software

  • Provided database, screen design & prototyping for graphical application.

Training Clients

  • Berlin Industries
  • City of Chandler, Arizona
  • Dura Automotive Systems
  • First American CMSI
  • Foxwoods Casino
  • Great Lakes Synergy Corporation
  • Indiana Packers Corporation
  • International Bank of Commerce
  • International Financial Data
  • Lucent Technologies
  • Mahar Tool and Supply
  • National Information Solutions Cooperative
  • New York Times
  • Pacific Cast Technologies
  • Publishing Business Systems
  • Redneck Trailer Supply
  • Reliance Standard Life Insurance
  • Star Tribune
  • The News and Observer
  • The United Methodist Church
  • Update International
  • US Tsubaki Corporation
  • Wachovia Bank
  • Walker Process Equipment
  • Wells Manufacturing
  • Wisconsin Pharmacal Company