I bough powdered water the other day, I didn't know what to add to it...
When I arrived at this organization (who wishes to remain nameless) they were only sporadically reporting progress, with inconsistent burndowns, a history of spotty delivery, and perennial support issues. I helped the organization reform all of its specification, development, qa, and client acceptance processes. I also lead the team to transition from expensive managed hosting solution, to a burstable solution based on AWS, for an annualized savings of $500,000.
When a family member found themselves 'residential challenged', why not find a dilapidated wreck of a mansion and whip it into shape? To make it even more fun, do it in a long weekend, with 7 friends.
The Emergy Society needed a way to distributively author and curate various finding and studies from around the world. They needed the database to store, search, and publish the results of thousands of studies from around the world.
I had the pleasure of attending a week long summer program at MIT in the summer or 2012 on Innovation and Technology. The presenters included the president of Brigham and Women's Hospital who dramatically reduced errors across the hospital, and the first non-Japanese employee of Toyota Motoworks. The focus was on lean innovation and prototyping.
Rebuilt Church's Website, Directory, and Membership maps.
Rebuilt Councilmember's website.