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 consultant.
Typical environment: Innovative organisations with a strong purpose.
Typical tech: Money-wise, revenue-spinning, hard-working web and mobile applications for organizations with 5 - 200 human collaborators.


Recent project examples

At start-up Karri I helped to rebuild the entire core application in 3 months and migrate all customers to the new system enabing Karri's international expansion plans. I was also involved in the design, building and rollout of most requested features.

CCi provides operations knowledge and consulting to global manufacturing companies. I have a long association with the company, and most recently I helped them build new online assessment and project management tools with modern web technologies.

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

For African Impact I implemented a number of site performance improvements and a Google Analytics overhaul to help the company better execute on sales pipeline metrics.

JourneyApps is a long-term client, and I have worked on several applications intenal and client applications that deliver important business performance reports to decision makers.

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 created 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 helped create 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 assisted in creating the web and mobile components for a new scheduling application. Immediate benefits: Improved revenue visibility, enhanced service due to the reduction of scheduling errors.

For Uber5 and the Democratic Alliance I built an automatic reporting engine for their research division that saves hundreds of hours of work 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.