W. Scott Means
Policy Management Systems: iSolutions
Architected and led the development of the iSolutions product family. Currently deployed at 400+ leading insurance companies.
Fleet Bank: eBusiness
Developed innovative XML-based publishing solutions for Fleet's business-to-business portal application.
NCR Corporation: Entry Level Computing
Participated in the development of innovative automated monitoring product which resulted in four software patents.
Microsoft: Strategic Services
Served as sole technical resource for Microsoft Consulting Services consultants. Developed strategic tools, handled escalation of technical issues, and acted as liaison to product groups.
Scott began his professional development career in 1988 when he went to work for Microsoft at the age of 17. Since then he has had a successful career as an IT consultant, entrepreneur, and technical author. He co-authored O'Reilly's best-selling book XML in a Nutshell which has sold 40,000+ copies and has been translated into 9 languages. Scott also authored Strategic XML and co-authored The Book of SAX. He regularly lectures on XML-related topics at international software development conferences. Scott brings his comprehensive knowledge of software product development and lifecycle management to each project undertaken by SMB Consultants.