Hi. My name is Maurice C. Parker and I am the sole founder, President, and head janitor of Vincode. Vincode is the new trade name for Vineyard Enterprise Software, Inc. Welcome to my company rebranding and rebooting.
I started Vineyard as a company for me to develop that did staff augmentation for Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies. Since that time, my career has had many twists and turns. In short, I never did grow the company into a staff augmentation company and used it over the years for mostly tax purposes. The new plan is to use it is a vehicle to release mobile apps and do freelance consulting.
Back in the 90’s the name Vineyard Enterprise Software, Inc was pretty good. There were lots of three word company names that got shortened to their acronyms. Domain names weren’t a primary concern when naming your company back then either. If so, I wouldn’t have spent the last 20 years typing (or spelling over the phone) a 30 character email address, firstname.lastname@example.org. The old name doesn’t represent what I do now or the industry that I work in. Vincode is shorter, more contemporary, and my new email address is only 13 characters now, email@example.com.
In the interests of self-promotion, I will be writing regular articles for this site. I have over 20 years of industry experience as a consultant and many of those experiences are very unique. I think sharing them will help enlighten others out there that don’t have the same number of battle scars that I do. I will be cross-posting them to both Medium and Linkedin, so if you already like those platforms, you can find them there as well. The topics will be about Software Architecture, SDLC, Project Management, Change Management, Quality Assurance, Ops/DevOps and other IT disciplines. More importantly, I will write about the interactions between these disciplines and how that can impact overall project productivity.
I hope you’ll stick around.