This blog is my journey exploring technology, theology, and creativity, where I talk about religion in the digital age, trends in UI/UX, collaboration tools, and storytelling.
A collection of Swiss Folklore stories I am translating and posting here. I am using computer tools to do the translation work, so everything might not be 100% accurate.
A collection of writings on Role Playing Games I am working on at this time. Some of it is really bad, and some of it I am proud of. All of it can be made better.
As a Senior Enterprise Architect at Southern California Edison, I leverage over a decade of experience in guiding major stakeholders through complex tech landscapes, with past entrepreneurial successes including founding a prominent J.R.R. Tolkien community website and features in Wired Magazine, driven by a passion for pioneering futuristic technologies.
I am the Enterprise Technology Architect responsible for SCE's IT Product engineering and development strategies. I build and maintain SCE's strategy, technology roadmap, and platform management direction for over 500 products, leveraging multiple architectural models.
I oversaw the end-to-end management and governance of Solutions Engineering and Build processes, serving as a key advisor for process improvement and best practices. I focused on optimizing performance metrics, maintaining detailed process documentation, and implementing quality standards to achieve a more efficient and effective operation. I actively engaged with stakeholders and resolved process issues, while facilitating smooth communication for any changes in the Solutions Engineering and Build processes.
I served as the technical team lead and the single-point of contact for technical accountability on SCE's eCommerce channel, overseeing the project from concept through completion.
Served as a Senior Leader overseeing both SAP Portal and Web Development Teams at SCE, with a combined responsibility for more than 40 professionals in specialized domains.
I founded and spearheaded the operations for a leading website dedicated to J.R.R. Tolkien and the Lord of the Rings. During my time there, the site gained notable recognition in the media landscape.
Direct a multifaceted team overseeing market research, surveys, and call center operations targeting both customer and competitor landscapes. Act as a liaison between Quality and Sales divisions to enhance product reliability and accuracy. Conduct in-depth financial and demand forecasts, presenting key insights to executive leadership on a weekly basis. Champion continuous enhancements in reporting, survey administration, and call center efficiency, while also realizing cost savings. Articulate a forward-thinking vision for the technical services department and innovate new product offerings. Partner with the Director of Quality to prioritize customer satisfaction and product excellence. Engage daily with the founder and CEO while reporting to senior-level management.
From the comprehensive redesign of Southern California Edison's intranet and corporate websites to leading the innovative Edison SmartConnect project and creating unique digital applications like procedurally generated star constellations, I blend my expertise in web technologies and solution engineering to deliver projects that reshape our digital landscape.
Project summary for the Corporate Intranet Redesign, detailing the update to the old design with new branding, introduction of various templates, menuing systems, and the implementation of AJAX and RSS, emphasizing improvements in the employee directory and paging system.
Details of the Edison.com redesign project, highlighting the collaboration with Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, the goal to update branding, and the technical backend improvements.
An overview of the MyEdison.com corporate portal project, detailing the integration of internally facing websites, use of technology, and the developer's role.
A project overview of the corporate portal developed by Ted Tschopp using SAP Portal, Java, XHTMLB, and HTMLB.
Key team member in SCE's Edison SmartConnect Project, overseeing installation of 5M smart meters, enhancing grid efficiency, and reducing energy demand. Significantly contributed to environmental conservation and improved customer energy management.
Check the strength of your password based on mathematical models that take into account the latest hacking techniques!
An application that generates text using procedural methods.
An application I threw together to output a bunch of Procedurally generated star constellations.
An application of the Procedural Text Generation system to create a new game for you to play every hour.