Computer Dynamics, Inc. has provided custom programming, consulting, software support and system administration services to the industries listed below.  Click on an industry to learn more about the services we provided.

Assisted Living Management

Computer Dynamics, Inc. consulted with an assisted living management company based in New Orleans, LA and operating in multiple states to address server, remote access and network performance issues.  We reviewed their current server capacity, performance, internal procedures and security.  As a result, we installed a new Windows Server 2003 to support recent expansions and provide for anticipated future growth.  We improved internal security procedures and addressed network configuration issues.  We proposed and implemented a backup and recovery plan to improve their existing level of data protection.

Cold Storage Warehousing & Transportation

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided all IBM i, System i, i5, iSeries and AS/400 related services to a cold storage and warehousing company based in New Orleans, LA with remote offices in Texas and South Carolina.  The remote offices were connected to the New Orleans data center.

We were the exclusive technical resource for their IBM system and all related application software.  We provided 24×7 software support, system support, system administration, performed extensive custom programming and consulting projects to improve workflow and interface with their clients and banks either via EDI or directly.  Our custom programming services were utilized heavily the areas of customer service, inventory and warehouse management, accounting, billing and fax and email automation.

Following Hurricane Katrina, we relocated their computer operations to their Texas office and utilized our contacts in the industry to obtain a new iSeries system in a matter of days.  Our disaster and recovery planning was tested to its limits and proven to be successful.

Commercial Collections

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided custom programming, software development and software support services to three commercial collection agencies.

One of the companies was a large, multi-state operation with two offices in Metairie, LA and remote offices in North Carolina, Delaware and Arizona, each with its own IBM i, System i, i5, iSeries and AS/400 systems connected in a wide area network (WAN) configuration.  The company had an internal IT staff with six programmers and utilized our services to supplement their in-house personnel.  Our custom programming and software support services were utilized across several departments including accounting, sales, and collections.

Notable projects included computerized assignment of sales and collection calls, monitoring and tracking of sales and collection calls for management review.  The tracking projects were accomplished through a custom interface with the phone system to obtain call time and duration information for statistical reporting.

Construction

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided extensive IBM i, System i, i5, iSeries and AS/400 custom programming services to a large heavy highway civil construction contractor.  Our client was running construction software from Computer Guidance Corporation which we supported and provided extensive custom enhancements.  The scope of our work included payroll, accounting, fixed assets, job costing and project management.

Customs Brokering

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided extensive IBM i, System i, i5, iSeries and AS/400 custom programming, software development and software support services to a customs broker based in New Orleans, LA with a remote offices in Texas and Alabama.  The company had an in-house IT staff with one programmer and utilized our services to supplement their in-house resources.  Our custom programming services were utilized in several areas including imports, traffic, exports, accounting and EDI.

Notable projects included custom interfaces with U.S. Customs and Border Control to report shipments in and out of the port.

Court Reporting

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided custom programming services to a court reporting business located in New Orleans, LA.  Our client purchased an IBM System 36 and a software package from another computer consulting firm for accounting and billing their services, but the software was not an ideal fit for their business.  We modified the billing system to better fit their business model and created custom reports to better track their billable services.

Distribution

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Engineering

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided consulting, custom programming, software support, system support, and system administration services to two engineering firms in New Orleans, LA and Metairie, LA.

One engineering firm specialized in electrical and instrumentation construction and maintenance and was based in Metairie, LA with remote offices throughout Louisiana, Texas and California.  We provided all IBM i, System i, i5, iSeries and AS/400 related services and were the only technical resource utilized by this firm.  We provided extensive custom programming services in the areas of accounting, billing, job cost with a heavy focus on payroll and human resources.

Notable projects included writing positive pay and direct deposit enhancements for accounts payable and payroll and several custom interfaces to the parent company and benefits management company.

The other engineering firm specialized in complete industrial plant design, overall project management, environmental engineering and construction management and was based in New Orleans, LA.  We provided custom programming services for their IBM 4361 mainframe system with a focus on payroll and job cost for U.S. Department of Defense projects.

Gas Station/Convenience Store

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided consulting, support and system administration services to a small gas station and convenience store located in Chalmette, LA.  We implemented a PC based accounting system to manage the financial operations of the business.  We configured their network to provide internet security, anti-virus protection and provide access to their video surveillance system.  We implemented a virtual private network (VPN) for secure remote access to their accounting software and viewing of their video surveillance system.

Fleet Management

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided IBM i, System i, i5, iSeries and AS/400 custom programming and consulting services to a nationwide fuel card and fleet management company based in Metairie, LA with offices across the country.  The company had an in-house IT staff with several programmers and utilized our services to supplement their personnel.  Their system was fully custom written in-house.  We provided custom programming services to help improve customer fuel consumption reports and better manage taxable and tax exempt sales.

At a later time, this client decided to move from the IBM platform to Oracle.  We were contracted again in a consulting role to help in fully documenting every feature of their existing software system so that functionality could be reproduced in the new Oracle system.

Hospital

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided IBM i, System i, i5, iSeries and AS/400 consulting, custom programming, software support, system support, and system administration services for several hospitals in Louisiana and Mississippi.

One hospital was multi-location facility in New Orleans, LA.  One campus utilized an IBM mainframe that was fully support by an in-house staff.  The other campus utilized an IBM AS/400 system running software by GE Health Systems and we were the only technical resource assigned to fully support that system and provide all custom programming modifications and enhancements.  We created custom interfaces between computer systems at the two campuses, interfaces between departmental applications such as lab and pharmacy and to third party reporting agencies.  We provided 24 x 7 support to critical systems.

The other hospital was a smaller facility located in Mississippi.  We migrated them from an IBM System 36 to an AS/400 system and provided some minor custom programming following the migration.

Hotel

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided IBM i, System i, i5, iSeries and AS/400 custom programming, software support and consulting services to a New Orleans, LA based business that owns and operates six hotels in the French Quarter and Central Business District.  We provided extensive custom programming work to further enhance their property management software that was written in-house over the years.  In addition to supporting their property management system, we also were also heavily involved with their web development efforts by supporting, customizing and enhancing their internet booking engine that dynamically displays real-time room inventory and allows for online booking of hotel rooms with real-time credit card processing.

Notable projects include a dynamic rate calendar to concisely show availability and rates online and interfaces with Booking.com, Expedia and Orbitz.

Insurance

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International Freight Forwarding

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided extensive IBM i, System i, i5, iSeries and AS/400 custom programming, software development and software support services to a international freight forwarding company based in New Orleans, LA with a remote offices in Texas and Alabama.  The company had an in-house IT staff with one programmer and utilized our services to supplement their in-house staff.  Our custom programming services were utilized in several departments including imports, traffic, exports, accounting and EDI.

Law Enforcement

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided IBM System 36 custom programming and software support services to a police department located Gretna, LA to provide enhancements to their custom written dispatch system.

Legal

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided IBM System 36 custom programming and software support services to a large New Orleans, LA based law firm with 450 attorneys.  We modified an existing accounting package to better suite their business operations.  We also wrote custom interfaces with their fax, copier and phone systems to capture usage information for automatic client billing.

Manufacturing

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Medical Billing Service

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Medical Practice/Office

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided IBM i, System i, i5, iSeries, AS/400 and System 36 custom programming, consulting and software support services to numerous medical practices in New Orleans, LA and Metairie, LA.  We customized medical billing packages that were purchased and written in-house to better suit the operations of each of the practices.  The main focus of our work in this industry was patient billing and insurance processing.  Our medical practice clients ranged from single to twelve physician practices in the areas of OBGYN, family practice and orthopedics.

Printing & Forms Management (Commercial)

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided custom programming, software support, system administration and consulting services to a commercial printing and forms management business located in New Orleans, LA.  We were the only technical resource utilized by this client.  The main focus of our work was providing custom programming and software support in the areas of accounting, billing and job cost for an existing software package written for the IBM System 36.  We also provided software support and custom programming for a separate application written in Microsoft Access and providing interfacing between these two applications.

Public Transit

Computer Dynamics, Inc. provided  IBM i, System i, i5, iSeries and AS/400 custom programming, software support and consulting services to a public transit service located in New Orleans, LA.  Our main focus was in the area of JD Edwards software support and enhancements.  We also performed conversions of purchasing and payroll systems.

Real Estate

Computer Dynamics, Inc. created a website for a Realtor® in the New Orleans area using the WordPress content management system to put full control over the site’s content in the agent’s hands.  We performed custom programming enhancements and wrote a custom WordPress plugin to streamline and automate much of the effort of entering and updating real estate listings. We also provided hosting services for the agent’s website and email.

Restaurant

Computer Dynamics, Inc. recommended and installed computer equipment and software to run a small restaurant in Westwego, LA.  We implemented a PC based accounting package and provided setup guidance for proper menu costing reporting.

Retail

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Truck Stop/Casino

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Union Management

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Video Poker Distribution

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Video Poker Operations

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Warehousing and Logistics

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