Australia 2007 - 2010
Australia's largest News, Business, Entertainment, Classified & Radio sites
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DIGITAL CONTENT DELIVERY SYSTEM (DCDS)
A new dynamic digital delivery platform
A company first to create a dynamic content management and delivery platform for web-facing content of all Fairfax Media brands withinn Agile Methodologies.
Sydney Morning Herald,
Australian Financial Review,
New Agile Methodology Implementation
Spearheaded the enterprise wide migration from static Waterfall Methodology using legacy systems to an iterative (Agile) programming model; facilitating new dynamic content systems and reduced product development time and costs.
DCDS Requirements & Delivery
Technical lead in development of new mission-critical Dynamic Content Delivery System (DCDS) that integrated all stakeholders and Editorial content across the organisation; facilitated faster and dynamic delivery of content to viewers, subscribers and syndicate groups to a 100% uptime distributed application.
NEW CONTENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM
Developed enterprise-critical interactive Content Management internal web solution for 6000+ reporters and editors; captured all rich-media content, editorial newsroom and business unit activities.
Led the implementation of a big data solution for archiving, indexing and data mining - collating and archiving all media content for faster query execution and more relevant content cross-indexing.
Chief architect of B2B Java XML solution to simplify external content ingestion, integration, filtration, syndication and propagation; Working with primary news data sources including Associated Press (AP), Agence France Presse (AFP), Australian Associated Press (AAP), Reuters, CNN, Bloomberg, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC); automated propagation to relevant web products, business brands and/or third parties; facilitated speedy response-time to executive business changes.
Led the revamp and migration of some of Australia’s largest websites from legacy system to the new enterprise wide infrastructure with zero downtime requirements: The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times, Australian Financial Review, cuisine.com.au, domain.com.au, Sun Herald, My Career, rugbyheaven.com.au, leaguehq.com.au, cont...
NEW BRAND DEVELOPMENT
Developed new products within the Fairfax network: WA Today, Brisbane Times, Business Day, fxj.com.au and flagship brand subsections: Small Business, Entertainment, Technology, Executive Style, What’s on, Life & Style, and more.
FFX RADIO INTERACTIVE PLATFORM
Developed interactive push streaming sites as part of the FFX Radio product line.
Successfully optimised Fairfax Flagship Brand Homepages
Developed prototype ‘white-label’ iPhone app taking early-mover advantage of mobile content market, providing mobile subscription access to network news.
Executed revenue-critical integration of AdServers/AdManagement System with core products, for business reporting and increased Ad targeting.