- HP e3000
MANMAN Resume -
2280 Latham Street #15
Mountain View, CA 94040
(Cortlandt Software is a division of the Wilson-Wright Corp., a California Corporation)
Applications: Manufacturing and business
administration -- emphasis on ASK MANMAN
Services: Analysis and design -- emphasis on data
Languages: FORTRAN, Cognos PowerHouse & Impromptu,
UDMS, COBOL, JAVA, SQL
Platforms: HP-3000 (programming and operations);
Experience: ASK MANMAN: 14 years, Overall: 20+ years
e3000 MANMAN & Manufacturing Experience
Perimeter Products, Fremont, CA 2000, 2003
Provided data downloads from MANMAN for system conversion.
Designed inventory procedures including a custom inventory tag
FTI Consulting, New York, NY 2002 – 2003
recovery and analysis. This
litigation is still in process.
InnerDyne Medical, Sunnyvale, CA 1999 - 2000
Created a 'Virtual GL' in a MS Excel spreadsheet that
duplicates the roll-up and reporting functions of MANMAN GL. The
Virtual GL downloads production data directly from Mfg, OMAR, AP
as well as from GL in order to take an up to the moment snapshot
of financial status.
Created a procedure in MS Access SQL that updates an Access
database with data extracted from MANMAN. Wrote reports in
Cognos Impromptu. Installed and evaluated the ODBC
engines from Minisoft, M.B. Foster and HP.
Quadrus Manufacturing, San Jose, CA 1997
Researched and recommended a data warehousing and end user
reporting strategy and tools.
Powerhouse QUIZ and FORTRAN programming.
Agile Software, San Jose, CA 1996, 1997
Designed and coded the Agile to MANMAN Interface &
Validation Utility (IVU) - a interface between the Agile
Configuratorä product data management system and MANMAN. The IVU
software gives Agile Configurator control of part, BOM, ECO, and
product master data on MANMAN.
AROMAT Corporation, San Jose, CA 1996
Maintained custom FORTRAN and QUIZ programs.
The Support Group, Austin, TX 1996
Documentation and installation of EDiXä - a EDI to MANMAN interface
Document Imaging Systems Corp. (DISC),
Milpitas, CA 1993 to 1996
Implemented MANMAN version 9.4 Engineer, Manufacturing, AP,
and GL for this engineering focused startup. Responsible for
implementation project management, training, documentation,
programming and system operations. Installed hardware and
established operating procedures for a HP 3000 917 system.
Programmed custom reports, utilities, and conversions with UDMS.
Faroudja Laboratories, Sunnyvale, CA 1994 to 1996
Consulting and technical support for this MANMAN version 6,
"classic" HP3000 MPE/V, user. Implemented MRP, fixed
and updated date routines.
Northern Telecom, Santa Clara, CA 1995
Migrated a ‘classic’ MPE/V HP-3000 to a MPE/iX computer
system. Migrated Cognos Powerhouse version 3, 4, and 5 programs
(QUIZ, QUICK, QTP, dictionary) to version 7.09.
3Com, Santa Clara, CA 1995
Supported highly modified MANMAN manufacturing and integrated
third party systems.
InnerDyne Inc. (formerly InnerDyne Medical),
Sunnyvale, CA 1995
Created a commission extract downloadable to PC system with
Symtron, Palo Alto, CA 1994
Consulting and technical support for this version 4.0 HP
MANMAN user on a "as needed" basis.
Trimble Navigation, Sunnyvale, CA . 1993
Supported manufacturing and finance. Consulting designer and
Cognos expert for a sales commission system integrated with ASK
version 8.0. Wrote several MRP like Cognos reports for ‘what
if’ analysis; a GL utility that adds new accounts to report
structures; and data downloads to a Sybase/Impromptu/HP UX based
reporting system. Reversed engineered FORTRAN programs.
MAXTOR Corporation, San Jose, CA 992 to 1993
Technical lead on Parts Merge project to combined MANMAN part
and product numbers worldwide. Reverse engineered OMAR's AR
Aging report and Mfg's Indented Bill of Material report and
re-created them in COGNOS Powerhouse QTP & QUIZ with
Network Computer Devices, Inc., Mt. View, CA 1992
Miscellaneous enhancements including QUIZ reports for OMAR
& Serviceman, and adding features to FORTRAN reports.
Submitted a proposal for a system based upon OMAR, Serviceman,
Mfg, and Powerhouse that would automatically track and ship new
releases of software to customers covered by service contracts.
3Com Corporation, Santa Clara, CA 1992
Created automatic invoicing utilities to invoice shipments
processed though a PC-network based shipment manifesting system.
Project completed on budget with only one minor defect
discovered in four months of production. Modified the programs
in OMAR's sales order cycle to support a new type of 'internal
only' special note code and instruction text.
Silicon Graphics Computer Systems, Mt. View, CA 1991
Supported SGI's customer service division by enhancing the
existing COBOL transaction processing system and designing and
writing QUIZ reports for end-users. Applications included
logging and tracking support and repair calls (FIREMAN), repair
parts inventory (FICS), service contract and installed base
enhanced heavily modified COBOL, VIEW, and IMAGE based customer
service transaction systems.
directly with end users to specify, design, code, and install
new reports and file download utilities written in Powerhouse
QUIZ, Vesoft's STREAMX, and FTP.
ASK Computer Systems, Inc., Mt. View, CA 1988
ASK corporate MIS. Responsible for business analysis, design,
and programming on large business projects. Serviced clients
from OA, purchasing, finance, payroll, HR, customer support,
marketing and field sales. All applications were based on, or
compatible with, ASK MANMAN.
MANMAN modules including OMAR, Manufacturing (Mfg), GL, AP,
ServiceMan, Payroll, HR, and Decision Maker.
designed, and built a system to segregate and track orders for
externally purchased VAR products which accounted for
approximately 80 million in annual revenue.
directly with end users on new development projects for
customer/product/support tracking and volume purchase agreement
maintenance and discount calculation.
development using Powerhouse QUIZ, QUICK, QTP, and QDD. Some new
development and extensive maintenance in ASK FORTRAN.
implemented conversions to versions 6.1 and 7.1.
Hewlett-Packard, CSY Division, Santa Clara, CA, 2001
Proposed, designed, and wrote a self maintained referral
website was based upon server side JAVA programming using the
Enhydra environment from Lutris.
(With corporate changes within HP the project was
cancelled after beta testing.)
INTEREX, Sunnyvale, CA 1998
Powerhouse QUIZ programming for membership system.
Hewlett-Packard Corporate Marketing, Santa Clara, CA
Designed, wrote, and installed a 'gray market' retail sales
tracking system to track, status, and report violations of HP's
channel marketing agreements. Developed screens, reports, and
batch processes entirely in Powerhouse and installed batch jobs
Pertaine Systems Inc., Redwood City, CA 1985 to 1988
(Now Quintessential Systems & Carter Shaffer-Pertain)
Responsible for providing contract services as the 'dedicated
resource' to the Kern County Office of Education. Services
included project management, analysis, and COBOL, VIEW, and
Powerhouse programming. Projects included:
conversion and IBM system interfaces
special education student evaluation and services information
user of Cognos Powerhouse at PSI for commercial applications.
CitiBank, Sioux Falls,
South Dakota 1985
Member of a contract team that modified Citibank's financial
reporting system to incorporate new divisions.
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 1982
Programmer/Analyst for the Department of Extended Education.
Responsible for analysis, design, and COBOL programming on a CDC
Cyber mainframe. Drastically reduced system failures, added many
enhancements, and wrote a data base guide and user
documentation. Beta user of a COBOL code generator and
contributor to a user's guide for it.
International Diamond Corporation, Inc., San
Rafael, CA 1980 to1982
Designed and programmed sales and financial applications and
a mail system in BASIC on a HP 3000 and in COBOL on a Burroughs
Santa Rosa Jr. College Computing Services, Santa Rosa,
CA 1978 to 1980
Student operator/programmer responsible for light operations
and programming. Student consultant in DP lab.
Articles in the 3000 Newswire (available online at
MANMAN has been
there all along, May 2000
The Full Report
(A survey of 7 reporting utilities), April 1999
plan to avoid Catch 3000,
..Is there still life left in the old MANMAN?, March 1998
The HP 3000: A
personal mainframe for everyone?, Oct. 1997
MANMAN on the Bridge to the 21st Century,
presentation at CAMUS '98 (Austin); NWAUG, April 1997.
UDMS Order of Execution and Internals, tutorial at
March 1995 Western UDMS user group meeting; extracted from UDMS
Notes (available on request).
Software Ethics is more than What You Don’t Do,
Proc. of the 5th All Texas Rug, 1994 - featured in "The HP
Users INTEREXPress", Jan. 1995, Vol. 15, No. 1.
Logic for Data Modeling and Design: Why Data Modeling
Fails and How to Fix It, Proc. of the 5th All Texas RUG,
1994; 15th Annual BAYRUG Conf., 1994.
The Foundations of Programming: A Practical Guide to
Formal Methods and Relational Theory tutorial presented at
the INTEREX ‘93 Conf., San Francisco.
Black Arts & Engineering: What We Really Know About
Software, Proc. of the 10th Annual ASK MANMAN User's Conf.,
What's the Object When It's Relational?: Relational &
Object Oriented Principles for Everyday Systems, presented
at the SF Bay Area & Sacramento COGNOS User groups, 1992.
Principles of Software Production, presented at the
8th Annual ASK MANMAN Conference, 1991. Practical Software
Engineering, Proc. of the 11th Annual BAYRUG Conf., 1990
Lessons for MIS from World Class Manufacturing, Proc.
of the 7th Annual ASK MANMAN User's Conf., 1990.
ASSOCIATIONS & TRAINING
International Society of Hewlett-Packard Computer Users
(INTEREX) - Co-chair of Consultants SIG; Board member SIG Manman/Choices
Certification series on Technical Communications, University
of California Santa Cruz Extension
Toxic Project Teams, UCSC Extension
Conference on Organizational Computing Systems, August 1995
University of Manufacturing at ASK (UMA), OMAR, HP ASK
FORTRAN; ASK Computer Systems.
Software Engineering Management, Tom Gilb/IEEE Computer
Customer Centered Quality & Project Management (3
courses), Project Linguistics International.
IFIPS 11th World Computer Congress, August 1989.
Customers and Products, APICS CIRM certification program.
Introduction to Technical Communications, 2002; High Productivity Teams, 1994; Software Quality
& Testing, 1993; Principles of Software Engineering, 1990;
University of California Extension.
System Engineering, Engineering Project Management and
Leadership, Project Business Management; Center for Systems
Management/University of California Extension, 1990-92.
Core courses in the BS in Business Analysis and Computing
Systems, San Francisco State University, 1983-88.
Certificate in Business Data Processing, Santa Rosa Jr.
Note: Originally developed by ASK,
MANMAN has been a product under Computer Associate's CA interBiz
line and most recently SSA Global Technologies, Inc (SSA GT).
Last revised: January 2004