• Jim Rising
    Consultant CTO

    • Acquisitions & investments viability
    • New product & services development
    • Infrastructure design
    • Software design & development
    • Security compliance
      (HIPPA, PCI-DSS Level 1, SOX)
    • Cross-functional team building

Who retains me

Startups

that might need help completing a business plan, or launching a prototype or beta for an investor presentation.

Companies

that need short-term guidance, but don’t have an in-house technology, software, and infrastructure expert.

Tech Executives

that have a specific project need, or who might need to learn more about an existing or emerging technology.

Investors

who are prepared to give your company the boost you need, but are in need of technical due diligence reviews.

What I can do for you

Assess project viability

My strength is evaluating the viability of technology acquisitions and investments; managing the process of technology related turn-arounds; and developing new products and services.

Devise workable solutions

I am an expert at distilling business requirements into technical requirements, and have the ability to effectively communicate with you, in the languages of both business and technology.

Lead development efforts

I develop best practices, quality standards, coding conventions, documentation requirements, and QA to ensure that your business scales with growth, and survives technical due diligence reviews.

My core competencies

  • Languages: HTML; SQL; NodeJS; WebRTC; JS; CSS; PHP; CFML (ColdFusion)
  • DBMs: MSSQL; MySQL
  • Frameworks: Fusebox 2 – 5; Coldspring; Transfer; ColdBox; CodeIgnitor; Laravel; oAuth
  • Servers: Linux; Apache
  • API: Salesforce; SendGrid; OneSite; HumanAPI; FitBit; Withings; Truevault
  • Amazon Stack: EC2; DynamoDB; SNS; SQS; ELB
  • Agile: Certified Scrum Master

Common projects

  • Software Programming
  • Framework Development
  • E-Commerce Website Development
  • Project Management
  • Revenue Generation
  • Vendor Negotiation
  • Software Development Life Cycle
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Team Leadership/Management
  • Business Systems Analysis
  • Application Support
  • Quality Assurance Control
  • Joel Test Implementation
  • Search Engine Optimization and Analysis
  • A/B Testing
  • IT Infrastructure Design and Implementation
  • Data Center Evaluation
  • Outsourced Team Leadership & Management
  • Specialization in Membership / Subscription based systems.

Why you need me

You are in the early stages of business and/or technology development.

You need a gap filler that can help you vet candidates for the permanent position.

You need to preserve equity and ramp up before positioning yourself for funding.

How to get connected

Tell me about your company