Hi! I'm Raoul. I work in software.

Software is getting more pervasive, leaving no industry or aspect of life untouched.
I help visionaries realise software projects in core organisational functions.

What do I get involved in?

Typical roles: Senior advisor or senior technical architect.
Typical environment: Innovative organisations with a strong purpose.
Typical tech: Elixir/Phoenix, Ruby/Rails, Meteor, Angular2+, Postgres, MySql, Android, Python, MongoDB, Ansible, AWS, UNIX.


Recent project examples

At start-up Karri I helped to rebuild the entire site in 3 months and migrate all customers from a legacy architecture to a performant and scalable system, enabing Karri's international expansion plans.

For Simplepay I worked on several new projects and API integrations, including interfacing with Quickbooks, the Singaporean Inland Revenue Authority and Irish Revenue expanding their ability to send and receive financial data.

For ImpactReady and UNICEF I created the basic architecture and technical design for a water point monitoring and fault reporting system, designed to bring automation to a low-technology environment.

For JourneyApps and Peninsula Beverages I built a data broker in 3 months that helps their tablet-based deliveries application talk to their main SAP ERP system, ensuring end-to-end tracking of their product deliveries.

For Union Swiss I built a manufacturing system from scratch in 9 months, responsible for managing manufacture of 4,5 million units with a market value of $80 million within the first 2 months of going live.

For Uber5 and start-up Rollout I built an API and cloud back-end, as well as several parts of a mobile interface for a new scheduling application. Immediate benefits: Improved revenue visibility, enhanced service due to the reduction of scheduling errors.

For JourneyApps I worked on several applications intenal and client applications that deliver important business performance reports to decision makers.

For Uber5 and the Democratic Alliance I built an automatic reporting engine for their research division that saves hundreds of hours of editing in MS Excel and Word during the course of a year.


Recent software experiments

World-wize Surveys: A groundbreaking social survey app built for the first iPad.

STATUS: Sold in 2013.
Incivent/TeamReady: An android app and API back-end for managing roaming field-teams.

STATUS: Sold in 2015.
Protea: A sales and debtor tracking tool that actively reports from Xero accounting.

STATUS: In use.


Get in touch on LinkedIn, on Twitter, or at raoul[at]world-wize[dot]com.