Cypher Consulting

Computer Programming and Systems Analysis

Matthew E. Nicoll, B.Sc.


Cypher Consulting is an independent computer programming and systems analysis business, started in 1987. The business operates from a home office in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. (There are direct flights from Comox to Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton.) Matthew Nicoll has worked on a variety of computer systems, from government IBM Mainframes down to small-business PCs, on applications including scientific data processing and display, modelling, analysis of highway accident data, database, data entry, web apps, time accounting, invoicing, and resort registration. His systems are well-organized, documented and maintainable. He produces well-written, usable manuals and help systems.

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Education

B.Sc. Mathematics, University of Victoria, 1976

Summary of Technical Experience

Computer Hardware and Operating Systems
Hardware Operating Systems
Intel / PC Windows 7, XP, NT, 95, 3.1, DOS, OS/2
VAX, Alpha VMS
IBM mainframes MVS (JCL/TSO/REXX/ISPF)
DY-4 DSM 6816 UNIX
Sun, HP, Alpha SunOS, HP_UX, OSF1
UNIVAC 1106 ECL
FPS Array Processor
PDP 11 RSX/11

Programming Languages
Visual Basic, Fortran 77 & Fortran 90, PHP, VBA (MS-Access, Word, Excel), XSLT, PL/1, REXX, Pascal, Dbase IV, AutoLisp

Graphics
Winteracter, GKS, Plot88, Calcomp, DISSPLA, Plot10, NCAR

Database Systems
MS-Access, Oracle, MySQL, Paradox, dBase

Software Applications
Scientific Graphics Systems
Administrative & Statistical Systems
Database
Oceanographic Data Processing & Modelling
Web / e-commerce

Year 2000 (Y2K)
IBM Mainframe application conversion project
Department of Fisheries & Oceans application assessments

Word, Document & Text Processing
Microsoft Word
HTML
XML
Windows help library development, with HelpBreeze
RoboHelp
Digital Standard Runoff

Contact Information

Mailing address:
Cypher Consulting
6846 Railway Ave.
Courtenay, British Columbia
Canada, V9J 1N4

Email:
menicollMMM@CypherConsultingMMM.com
(...with MMM removed - this is to foil email address harvesters.)

Phone:
250-337-8441
Fax:
250-337-8441 (requires manual attendance)

Web Site:
www.CypherConsulting.com

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