IT and Business Architecture/Expert Profile

Royden Akerley


Any architectural question relating to the business change, requirements, and solution design activities as a part of the business/IT development process. I can discuss SOA, and traditional development, design patterns, architectural paradigms, and professional accreditation (or associations).

Experience in the area

1974 began as a system operator in SHL Atlantic. 1978 worked as developer and data base anlyst. 1986 became a software designer. 1989 became an enterprise level Technical Director and Architect for Blue Chip company. Ardent adherent to the ISO and CMM standards for process standardization and improvement since 1988 Concentrated on the design or re-engineering of large complex applications since 1989 (majority of projects were over $10M USD and 2 were over $100M USD) High-performance strategist focusing on optimizing efficiency and creating competitive advantage Respected professional, repeatedly recruited to build start-up IT infrastructures that bolster profitable growth, manage quality development/delivery activities, turnaround poorly performing programs, and architect solutions to maximize ROI. Thought leader and industry recognized expert in Service Oriented Architect, lecturing and consulting to industry and government globally. Contributes regularly and participates as speaker in 2-3 conferences a year around the globe. Led the architecture and integration of hardware, firmware and software relating to large-scale intranets and data inter/exchange using everything from EDI through FTP to XML for financial institutions, telecommunications firms and governments Exceptional communicator, who combines solid business and technical acumen while building consensus and creates synergy among diverse groups. Experience with Banking, Logistics, Telecommunications, Government Currently one of 5 Enterprise Architects for the worlds largest logistics and express company.


International Association of System Architects | Canadian Information Processing Society | World Wide Institute of Software Architects | Open group - Architecture Forum | Data Processing Management Association | International Programmers Guild


B Comm - Major: Data Processing Management, Minor: Accounting | Certificate - Scientific Computer Programming | M Sc - Information Science | DCS - Thesis - "Business Alignment, Change and IT Requirements Management"

Awards and Honors

CIPPA Award (1992, 2005) SIAAA Award (2008)

Past/Present Clients

Aliant Communications | Atlantic Kidney Transplant Clinic | BC Workers Compensation Board | Brascan Power | CARIS | Corkette McConnell | DFA Philippines | DHL Express | DHL Global Forwarding | DHL SPL Asia | ESA | Globe Telecom | GTE | Hong Kong Government | LRA Philippines | LTO Philippines | Malaysia Government | Ministerio de la Salud Pública – Chile | NB Tel | NSO Philippines | PCI – Equitable Bank | PharmaCare | Phil Health | Rural Health Administration – Uganda | Smart Communications | World Health Organization

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2016-08-03 Integrated Inkjet Printer and Plotter Product.:

A number of the large form factor plotters have ink jet heads.  I think you need to understand the method of delivering ink to a paper, laser, ink jet wax, etc is entirely different than the precision

2016-07-11 Inverted polygons having odd number of sides.:

It is very possible to draw any polygon either from a nominal or inverted view. The number of sides is not a constraint. However, the more complex the polygon the more difficult to manifest. The issue

2016-07-10 Driving licence card updates.:

Not all jurisdiction have vehicles owned by a driver. Also the commercial vehicles registration is to a company.  Many issues result in this. What if you are a private individual with 4 or more vehicles

2016-07-06 Four Wheeler Front Headlights Design.:

Overhead light are common place on police, and civil defense vehicles. They illuminate over obstacles which may be present at lower levels and counter act the shadow effect of forward facing lights.  This

2016-07-04 SMS Encryption.:

Any message can be encrypted or tokenized. Encrypting cause the number of character required to pass the message to typically double while tokenization uses the same size.  Both require a set of shared


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