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Providing a full range of IT services to diverse organisations and industries, internationally. 

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 Since 1994

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Project Management Institute

PMI PMP since 2011.

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Australian Computer Society

MACS (Senior) CP since 2008.

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British Computer Society

Chartered Fellow Since 2009.

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Institution Of Analysts and Programmers (London)

Fellow since 2011

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Career Highlights

Career summary by country and certifications/awards.







Merlin International Projects


Project Services

Project Planning & Execution


Consulting Experience

*  Engaged intelligent leadership

*  24x7 Technical & application support specialist

*  IBM i DevOps specialist/advocate/advisor

*  Project or release/change/implementation specialist

*  IT & Business systems analyst & software/package developer

*  Windows/web & testing/support

*  Pre-sales technical analyst and other capabilities 

*  Excellent communications, problem-solving, technical, analysis & collaboration skills


CV from LinkedIn Profile





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News

September / 2017

Website refresh (in progress)

 IBM Syndication Page

13/Dec/2016

Merlin appointed business partner representing Adsero-Optima (TEMBO Technology Lab (Pty) Ltd.) for the Australian and New Zealand markets. 


RPG Unleashed



18/Nov/2016

Appointed Australian Computer Society Professional Year Tutor





David A Wood  PMP - Brief career history


Aug/2016

Re-branding Merlin substantially completed.


1988 - 2016

Various senior roles and responsibilities, NZ, UK, Europe and Australia some with international responsibilities. Clients included IBM. 


1986 - 1988

Requirements definition and design work started for the IBIS payroll/HR system. System developed on dual IBM S/38s hosted by the first clients, Auckland Milk Corporation and New Zealand Wire Industries in Auckland, New Zealand. Due to legislative changes in New Zealand, the PAYG/Income Tax regime was substantially changed by the government as a result of the introduction of Goods & Services Tax (GST) effective from early October 1986.  Powercorp purchased the rights to the system in 1988/1989 and renamed it PayPak/400, this became the first native IBM AS/400 package in New Zealand (we believe). 

Clients included: Auckland Milk Corporation (later NZ Coop Diary Company, a predecessor of Fonterra), NZ Wire Industries (part of Fletcher Challenge, NZ’s largest enterprise at that time), Holeproof, Endeavour Services, Elders NZ, Sky TV, Mainland Cheese, Montana Wines and others.


Previous

IT Manager NZ - NZ Wire Industries (IBM s/38 and Wang VS)

IT Manager NZ - Auckland Milk Corporation (IBM s/38)

IT Manager UK - UM&M UK, IBM s/3 and s/34

Consultant UK - IBM s/32, and s/34

Business Liaison /Technical Analyst and Project Manager - Dunlop & Ranken UK (IBM s/370)

Operations Manager, Assembler analyst/programmer - Associated Weavers, UK & Belgium,  (IBM s360 & s370)

Analyst/programmer, 2ic UK - Morrison Supermarkets (IBM s/3)


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