Q&A: Logistics session with Michael Beanland, RTR’s Navy Program Manager and Sr. Logistics Analyst »
Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you, a former Army officer, came to become RTR’s Navy Program manager and a Sr. logistics analyst.
I was a logistician or trainer for most of my time in the Army and, as such, was always interested in applying OR (operations research) methods to gain an understanding of what my team had done or to improve our plans and forecasts.
What is your background?
I have spent most of my career in the following roles: Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Director of Software Engineering, and Director of Technical Projects. I possess a PhD in Information Technology (IT), two Masters Degrees, Scrum Master Certification, and a Scrum Product Owner Certification. I have attended and spoken at many conferences and trade shows related to IT, organizational effectiveness, management, leadership, and Agile.
RTR Technologies is delighted to announce that it has a new strategic partnership with Athena Health
a cloud based solutions provider for Healthcare practice management, electronic health records and patient communications.
RTR’s President and Partner, Randy Rippin, like many RTR Staff, routinely attends local events to stay abreast of current trends in Northeastern Maryland and he volunteers regularly to help share his years of knowledge as a successful business leader.
Congratulations go out from RTR Technologies to APG leadership and to the many APG STEM advocates who championed the creation and activation of the STEM Outreach Center. This was a terrific accomplishment and a major step toward linking the many and varied resources, organizations, and genuinely interested individuals whose goals are to enhance and expand STEM education and practice in our community.
RTR is excited to announce the expansion of, its proprietary healthcare model, MED PROC. MED PROC’s analytic framework known as ISOV - Investigate, Simulate, Optimize and Visualize is evolving into a more dynamic tool in order to assist hospitals, particularly Emergency Departments (ED), as they address current healthcare transformation initiatives.
RTR Technologies is an advocate of promoting the importance of education and mentoring today’s youth. We want to recognize Terrence Hart who just completed a successful summer internship at RTR Technologies.
What is your background in games development?
I had 20 Years developing simulation games for Microprose and other major publishers. I have spent a lifetime playing games and designing/developing computer and board games.
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As July 2013 comes to a close, it carries with it a weight and significance that is palatable to everyone in the RTR Technologies family. It marks our 10 year anniversary, a milestone that the RTR Principals (Randy Rippin, Reed Rippin, and Earl Thies) are pleased to share with their dedicated employees, distinguished clients, strategic partners, and Harford County.
Virtual reality has been a field in computer graphics for some time now. However, due to technology limitations it has never realized the dream of its proponents and enthusiasts. Recently, current advances in technology may have VR on the cusp of reaching its full potential.
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