Clive learned his architecture skills in the mainframe systems development environment of the 1980s. It was here that he gained his strong technical experience in the design and development of application systems, software products and software tools, on a wide variety of platforms.
In the early 1990s he led a team that developed a message-oriented middleware product that was portable to multiple operating system and database platforms.
His work as an IT consultant in the financial services industry gave him broad exposure to business analysis and requirements modelling using a variety of modelling techniques.
As principal consultant for the enterprise architecture team of an international IT solutions company, Clive helped clients define solution roadmaps based on business priorities, business value, system dependencies and technology architecture.
In a recent assignment for Real IRM, Clive helped establish an enterprise architecture practice at a blue-chip client in the services industry, and he is developing an information-centric architecture in support of an enterprise-wide CRM project.