Information Technology

Ward Consulting is dedicated to providing quality software products and IT professional services that emphasize modern, component-based, distributed designs and all of the latest IT management methodologies. At Ward Consulting, we know that time is valuable, and our approach to software development is one that helps our customers become as efficient as possible. With the right software solution in place, our clients can explore ways to expand and grow their business.

Innovation

Services

Our IT services help our clients make their organizations more efficient by providing fully integrated software solutions that effectively and efficiently turn data into insightful information. Our professionals are experts at identifying the right tools clients need to quickly and easily extend legacy applications for business partners and customers. Our services include:

OO Design

Software Engineering

Our company is made up of expert software engineers that use Object Oriented design and development principles to build service-oriented, web-based systems for healthcare, pharmaceutical, and biotech applications. Our software expertise include:



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Professional Services - IT Consulting for the Government

Ward Consulting's highly skilled and experienced staff can provide a variety of consulting services. Ward Consulting staff have years of experience with the federal government and can provide consulting in the following areas. Specific consulting services are provided in the following areas:

  • Federal Project and Program Management
  • Bioinformatics Frameworks
  • Corporate Training in Object Oriented Methodology, Java, UNIX/LINUX, UML, CORBA
  • Expert Business Requirements Analysis

Project Management

Ward Consulting can provide expert, certified project managers who have many years of experience managing a wide variety of project. Standard project management methodologies are used along with industry standard management tools. Project documents, schedules, status reports, regular meetings, risk management and adherence to milestones are always a part of the services provided.

Business Requirements Analysis

Expert requirements analysis using object oriented requirements analysis techniques. Business needs are translated into use cases, requirements matrices and technical requirement documents that are ready to be translated into a specific designs using UML.

Software Engineering

Our Software Designs are Component-based, Object Oriented, Service Oriented, Distributed and web-based, Intelligence and agent-based. Implementations leverage technologies including:

  • Java & J2EE
  • .NET
  • MS Windows
  • Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP)
  • C/C++
  • PERL
  • PHP
  • XML, JavaScript (AJAX)
  • UML
  • Adobe Flash
  • DHTML
  • CORBA
For our website interfaces we employ a combination of LAMP, AJAX, Adobe Flash and HTML5 technologies to develop innovative solutions for our clients.

Object Oriented Design and Development

Object Oriented Design is used to create detailed application and system designs. The final design is delivered in UML diagrams that can be used to generate code, which is ready for the implementation phase of a project. The Unified Modeling Language™ - UML - is OMG's most-used specification, and the way the world models not only application structure, behavior, and architecture, but also business process and data structure.

Enterprise Applications and Frameworks

Bioinformatics Frameworks

Ward Consulting's Bioinformatics Application Model is a highly customizable biotech enterprise framework that features a three tiered design with support for several industry standard databases at the data layer. The business logic layer is made up of J2EE components that can be integrated with legacy software. Laboratory instrument-to-computer software provides additional data to the business layer. The data acquired through the laboratory instrument-to-computer data acquisition process can be stored in system databases based on business logic. The business logic layer also has containers that can support industry standard or customized data mining functionality. The presentation layer is standard browser-based web pages built using modern scripting languages, HTML, XML, JAVA and multimedia plug-ins. The system is secured through J2EE security functionality. Full back-up and auditing capabilities are part of the framework and can be customized to fit the client's needs.

AERS - Pharmaceutical Adverse Events Reporting Systems

Ward Consulting's AERS is a J2EE based Pharmacovigilence information system that provides full AERS functionality and a web-based user interface. Ward Consulting AERS provides both pharmaceutical and regulatory environment functionality and supports seamless, industry standards based communication between these two domains. The business logic layer also has containers that can support industry standard or customized data mining functionality. Ward Consulting's Business Intelligence Module can be added to provide artificial intelligence based monitoring and diagnostic functionality. The presentation layer is standard browser-based web pages built using modern scripting languages, HTML, XML, JAVA and multimedia plug-ins. The system is secured through J2EE or .NET security functionality. Full back-up and auditing capabilities are part of the framework and can be customized to fit the client's needs.

Enterprise Frameworks

Ward Consulting Enterprise Framework is a Intranet based framework designed to support integration of enterprise systems including customized proprietary applications, legacy systems and commercial off-the-shelf applications. The framework can be J2EE or .NET based and is an SOA system that supports web services and CORBA services. The business logic layer also has containers that can support industry standard or customized data mining functionality. Ward Consulting's Business Intelligence Module can be added to provide artificial intelligence based monitoring and diagnostic functionality. The presentation layer is standard browser-based web pages built using modern scripting languages, HTML, XML, JAVA and multimedia plug-ins. The system is secured through standard J2EE or .NET security protocols. Full back-up and auditing capabilities are part of the framework and can be customized to fit the client's needs.

Expert Programming

Application Development - Ward Consulting can provide expert programming using C, C++, C#, JAVA, Perl, web scripting languages (Java Script, PHP, AS3, XHTML), XML, Pascal, LISP, SQL and Prolog. Development can be done in an MS Windows environment or on a UNIX / Linux platform. Web and Application Server development is available. Ward Software Engineers have extensive experience with a wide variety of technologies, programming languages and software products and can deliver the most reliable custom software solutions quickly and inexpensively.