John frequently handles business arrangements with customers. John's technical specialties include made-to-order SQL or configuration changes that modify the behavior of Horizon; and utilities that add features and functionality to the system. His understanding of SQL and the intricacies of how Horizon interacts with the database has allowed him to develop a variety of inexpensive SQL and Java solutions to address specific client needs.
Wendy has worked as an independent consultant for many years and has done extensive work on data migrations. For Alpha-G clients, she's done data clean-up, performed data extraction for migrations, and worked on Java and web-based applications.
Brenda (Fears) Johnson
Brenda brings to Alpha-G extensive experience in mapping and indexing data. She is skilled in keeping Dynix and Horizon configurations optimized for cataloging, indexing, display, and so on. She is also expert in helping Horizon clients take advantage of all the functionality that's available. Her background in cataloging makes her an ideal partner in updating cataloging configurations. She can help clients adapt their system to their specific needs, including new ways to display and index community resource data; combining museum and library functionality.
Nazmu's speciality is Java programming. Nazmu had many years of experience with Horizon before joining Alpha-G. He has produced a number of add-on utilities that work with Acquisitions and with HIP, as well as special-purpose administrative tools.
Brian has spent the last 20 years working with databases and reporting tools, including time at SirsiDynix where he developed WebReporter. Brian can help you configure WebReporter to send pre-overdue and pre-account expiration notices. Web Reporter can also be configured to send invoices and smart day-end failure notices. Brian can also help you write reports in SSRS, Crystal Reports and various other reporting packages.
Kirk was heavily involved with Acquisitions when at Dynix and has since worked as a system administrator for a public library. Kirk is extremely effective at adapting Horizon to suit the needs of customers and is fluent in SQL. Kirk has a knack for making Horizon do things other people think are impossible.
Alpha-G frequently uses the skills of others beyond those listed above. We'll be sure to make introductions when you're contacted.