Mr.Phil Robinson

Position :
Organization : Lonsdale Systems, Australia
Qualifications :

"Phil has a degree in Electrical Engineering, is a Certified Scrum Master, has trained as a Group Work Leader and is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA)."

Business modeling and analysis with particular expertise in object oriented modeling, use case modeling , data modeling, process modelling, and business process redesign. Software requirements specification. Software package selection. Application integration. Data warehouse design. Information systems planning and architecture. Database and application design.

Preparation of Feasibility Studies, Business Cases, Tender Responses, Project Proposals and Plans. Development and presentation of training courses for information technology professionals and end-users. Workshop facilitation.

Use of CASE tools including Enterprise Architect, Rational Rose, Designer 2000, S-Designor, Excelerator and Systems Engineer. Reports, documentation and manuals using Microsoft Office, Corel Draw and Visio. Development of HTML-based documents using Microsoft Front Page.

Education :

Bachelor of Technology Degree
Electrical Engineering
Brunel University (UK) 1975

Experiences :

7/87 - present : Lonsdale Systems (own company) : Consultant/Trainer
1/86 - 7/87 : Edith Cowan : University Lecturer
1/82 - 12/85 : Lonsdale Systems Consultant : Special Projects Coordinator Analyst/Programmer
5/81 - 12/81 : Travel from UK to Australia
8/79 - 5/81 : Digitus Limited (UK) : Systems Consultant
3/78 - 8/79 : Chloride Group (UK) : Analyst/Programmer
3/76 - 3/78 : British Gas Corporation (UK) : Analyst/Programmer
6/75 - 3/76 : Marconi Space and Defense (UK) : Junior Engineer

Phil Robinson has worked with information technology, in a variety of roles since 1975. He has been involved in the planning, analysis and implementation of a diverse range of business, scientific and technical information systems.

Phil is an experienced workshop facilitator and has led numerous workshops in the course of his consulting assignments. He has extensive training experience, earning a reputation as a lucid and knowledgeable presenter. Phil has presented training courses for organizations in Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia.

As well as presenting courses, Phil has authored numerous courses for industry and three University units. He has also had two books published on programming Apple computers. The books were published in a number of countries including the USA, UK and as translations in Germany and France. More recently, he co-authored two award-winning articles describing an original organizational theory. Phil has since been appointed to the editorial board of the UK journal which published the articles.

Publications :

CAUGHT DISASTER: USING THE LAYERED
SYSTEMS MODEL AS A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL FOR
WAYWARD SOFTWARE PROJECTS
Co-authored with Martin Ringer
Published in: Work Study, Vol 48, No 6, MCB
University Press, 1999
Received 1999 award for Highly Commended Paper.

FOCUS AND STRATEGIC ACTION IN
MANAGEMENT: USING A SYSTEMIC MODEL OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE TO INFORM MANAGEMENT ACTIONS
Co-authored with Martin Ringer
Published in: Work Study, Vol 45, No 6, MCB University Press, 1996
Received 1997 award for Outstanding Paper.
In 2000, Phil was appointed to the Editorial Advisory Board of Work Study, a MCB University Press publication.

STEP-BY-STEP PROGRAMMING APPLE IIe VOL 1 & 2
Published by: Dorling Kindersly (UK) 1984, Prentice Hall (USA) 1984, Doubleday (Australia) 1985, Hachette (France) 1985 - translated

STEP BY STEP PROGRAMMING APPLE IIc VOL 1 & 2
Published by: Ravensburger (Germany) 1985 ? translated