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Guy Lecky-Thompson

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Software Engineer, ISTQB Qualified Test Manager, Published Author, IT Professional & Online Engagement Expert

About Me

As Technical Services Manager, developing new uses for existing technology and leveraging knowledge and expertise in the team to formulate new solutions. Liaising with appropriate project managers (in- and out-house), developing appropriate specifications, and arranging for the validation of same against delivered products. Excellent communication and remote team management skills honed in the process. Quality Manager, responsible for defining the strategy, goals, and means by which the quality of financial messaging software can be measured. Also implemented feedback and monitoring procedures to ensure a high level of quality is maintained both at the tool and production software level. Wrote the book Corporate Software Project Management - taking an in the field look at techniques taught in the classroom. Scalable procedures for producing high quality, robust, in-time and in-budget technology solutions. Innovative discussion of topics such as Open Source, code re-use, and project management techniques specific to software production. Specialties: Broad spectrum of general programming, software design, business and functional analysis, coupled with forward-looking solution-seeking mindset. Emphasis on quality, budget, correctness and progressing. Excellent motivator, communicator, and remote team manager.

Industries I Write About

Financial Services

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Computer Games

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Internet

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Writing & Editing

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Computer Software

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My Writing Samples

Pseudorandom Testing

This is a piece that I remain very proud of, and still use the techniques that it teaches in testing large scale payments processing platforms using pseudo-randomly generated data sets.

http://www.drdobbs.com/tools/pseudorandom-testing/184405763

Experience

Part-Time Freelance Author and Web Content Creator (SEM, SEO, Keywords Marketing and General IT)

Author of several books, including Corporate Software Project Management, Just Enough C/C++ Programming, Video Game Design Revealed and Just Enough Web Programming, and online content creator (Editor and Writer at Suite101.com, various personal projects).

Company: Guy W. Lecky-Thompson

I worked there from /2000 until now

Content I Write