VHD News

MyAutoSchool R3 Beta Live

MyAutoSchool held up its R2 release to rebuild its site on the Joomla 3.x and the upgraded components that work with Bootstrap and jQuery on a responsive template.  This release is targeted to the first of three initial subscribers and will begin registering students on Sunday, June 8th.  VHD is the hosting partner for MyAutoSchool and provides architectural, development, and project management support.

VHD To Lead Potential Open Source Project

VHD is working with its partner Borman & Company to launch an open source project for a technology transfer management system that would be targeted initially to higher education.  A silent technical partner is involved who will provide for a major contribution of code that is currently in operation with many higher education institutions and federal government agencies.  The program is dependent on funding from a coalition of major educational and research institutions and federal agencies normally involved in research funding.

An architecture team will form once the sponsors are identified and presented the opportunity to participate.  Work on the project is slated to commence this summer and will be run with two development teams operating under Agile/Scrum that may be distributed both inside and, depending on sponsorship restrictions, outside the United States.  VHD will provide leadership for the product architecture and fill the Scrum Master role as well as source developers for the project.  Do contact us through our Contact page if you would like to inquire about this project.

My Auto School R1 Beta Now Live

VHD recently launched the first public beta of MyAutoSchool.com, a website dedicated to helping streamline and improve the process for new drivers obtaining their permits and licenses.  The jurisdictional scope of the current web site is the state of Massachusetts and other localities will be brought on board in future releases.  The web site is based on the open-source content mangement system, Joomla!.  Members of MyAutoSchool LLC contributed to the site content and configuration.  Congratulations to My Auto School and we look forward to future releases.


Risk Management Resources Site Launch

We recently launched the new web site for Risk Management Resources, a Salem, Oregon based consultancy that assists agriculture producers assess, minimize, and contain risk in their business operations.  The site was built on the open-source content managment system, Joomla, and will be expanded in the near future with paid access to video training content.

Welcome Kirk and RMR!

Salem Friends of Music

VHD has committed to provide the Salem, Oregon Friends of Music, a non-profit advocacy group, a design for a new (initial) web site.  The Friends of Music supports music education in the public schools in the Salem Area, which is administered by the Salem-Keizer School District (23J).  VHD will create an initial design that helps aggregate information about teachers, programs, and performances throughout the district.  The site is scheduled for launch in early 2010.

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