SyntheSys Direct

Training and Services

 

We offer a range of flexible training solutions to ensure that you get value from your IBM Watson Internet Of Things (IBM Watson IoT™) Software.  We have a proven track record of providing training and consultancy services to various organisations.  We can assist in the following areas:

 

Systems Engineering Training

Software implementation

Staff training and development

Process documentation and method analysis

Maintenance

Enhancements

Ad hoc support.

 

IBM Watson IoT™

 

Our training solutions empower organisations to release the full value of their software investment by teaching teams how to implement, effectively use, and maximise benefits from IBM Watson IoT™ tools.  Our training solutions are always job-specific and we offer advice on best-practice application of IBM Watson IoT™ software to real-world product development.  Our trainers are some of the leading Requirements Specialists, Systems Engineers and Product Specialists in the UK.

  • Click here for the biographies of some of our personnel.

    Mark Williamson

    Mark Williamson

    Matt Mendell

    Matt Mendell

    Mark Williamson, BSc (Hons), CSEP, MINCOSE, leads the Systems Engineering Business Group, responsible for the delivery and support of IBM Watson IoT™ solutions and associated services.  Mark has an engineering background with 23 years’ service in the Royal Air Force, providing both direct and support roles for airborne radar systems on a variety of aircraft.  He also served on software teams in both test and software maintenance roles.

     

    Since joining SyntheSys in 2005, he has gained significant experience with IBM® solutions for software and systems engineering, and is a certified IBM® Rational® DOORS® professional.  This experience enables Mark to support clients in identifying the ideal IBM® solutions that meet their engineering requirements, implementing the solution, and providing mentoring for the products.  His systems engineering credentials have been recognised by INCOSE CSEP certification in 2013.  He is now delivering Systems Engineering and CSEP preparation training to future candidates.

    Consultant Matt Mendell, ASEP (Associate Systems Engineering Professional), is currently on secondment to SyntheSys from IBM®, where he is employed as Product Specialist / Technical Pre-Sales.  With IBM® he has spent much time working on-site with customers, assisting them with the configuration of the tools and helping them to improve and implement their processes.

     

    Matt has in-depth knowledge of the IBM Watson IoT™ toolset and has a wealth of experience working with a variety of different customers on the implementation of new IBM® tools, whilst advising customers on how they can further enhance tool usage within development teams.  Matt has only ever received positive customer feedback and has a talent for creative problem solving.  His broad knowledge of computer systems, teamed with his analytical skills makes him an asset to the Systems Engineering team.

    Richard Hesketh

    Richard Hesketh

    Principal Consultant Richard Hesketh is an IBM® Rational® Tools specialist, with 19 years' experience of using, teaching, administering and customising DOORS®.  In addition to DOORS®, he has deep skills in DOORS® Next Generation and Rational Publishing Engine, as well as experience of Rational® Quality Manager, Rational® Performance Tester and Rational® Functional tester.  He was part of the team that created and developed the DOORS® HealthCheck service offering associated tools.

     

    Richard has managed requirements in Ministry of Defence (MOD) programmes and acted as a requirements engineer, business analyst, and requirements manager on diverse projects.  He has also participated in and led requirements gathering and information architecture workshops for more than ten years.

     

    Richard has also worked as a solution architect and technical specialist on many IBM® Rational® tools deployments including DOORS® and the Rational® Solution for Collaborative Life cycle Management.

     

    Richard is a professional member of the British Computer Society and of the UK chapter of INCOSE.

  • Click here for details of our DOORS® 9 Training Course.

     

    This 2-day course aims to equip students with a fundamental knowledge of DOORS® 9 and its constituent processes, in order to enhance Requirements Management procedures within Software and Systems Development teams.  The course combines real-world scenarios with theory, presented by a DOORS® specialist, to provide students with a unique learning experience which will allow you to use the tool with more confidence and efficiency.
     
     
    For prices and further details please contact training.sys-eng@synthesys.co.uk.
     
     
    IBM Watson IoT™ DOORS® - Training Course
     
  • Click here for details of our DOORS® Next Generation (DNG) Training Course.

     

    This 2-day course aims to equip students with a fundamental knowledge of DNG and its constituent processes, to enhance Requirements Management procedures within Software and Systems Development teams.  The course combines real-world scenarios with theory, presented by an IBM®-certified Technical Specialist, to provide students with a unique learning experience which will allow you to use the tool with more confidence and efficiency.
     
    For prices and further details please contact training.sys-eng@synthesys.co.uk.
     
    IBM Watson IoT™ DOORS® Next Generation (DNG) - Training Course
  • Click here for details of our Rational® Publishing Engine (RPE) Training Course.

     

    This fully customised 2-day course is designed to familiarise and teach students about creating, editing and using RPE templates to support and enhance reporting programmes.  The course equips students with the knowledge and practical skills to be able to establish a reporting mechanism which incorporates data from other tools such as DOORS® 9, DOORS® NG, Rational® Team Concert (RTC) or Rational® Quality Manager (RQM).  Students will learn about the RPE tool via interactive demonstrations, tutorials and practical exercises.  The course is customised based on customer requirements relating to other tools they may be using within the business.
     
    For prices and further details please contact training.sys-eng@synthesys.co.uk.
     
    IBM Watson IoT™ Rational® Publishing Engine (RPE) - Training Course
  • Click here for details of our DOORS® eXtension Language (DXL) Training Course.

     

    This 2 to 4-day course aims to equip students to extend the functionality of DOORS® 9 using the DOORS® eXtension Language (DXL), to enhance Requirement Management and related processes.  DXL is a proprietary language used only by DOORS®.  The course is tailored to the needs of a group of attendees, focusing on those capabilities in DXL that are most relevant to a particular role or task.  It is presented by an IBM®-trained Technical Specialist, experienced in writing DXL, to ensure that attendees get the most out of their time.  The aim is to give students a capability in relevant aspects, rather than progressing through disjointed, functional views of DXL.  The course examines the fundamentals of the language, accessing DOORS® database items (Modules, Objects, Links, etc.), storing and retrieving data, building custom user interfaces, importing and exporting data, and more.  Each taught unit contains at least one exercise where you can verify your learning.  Model answers are provided for you to take away.
     
    For prices and further details please contact training.sys-eng@synthesys.co.uk.
     
    IBM Watson IoT™ DOORS® eXtension Language (DXL) - Training Course

Why choose SyntheSys for your training?

  • Training presented by experts in each of the fields - using our instructor qualified consultants to provide the training, you are assured of in-depth knowledge and experience of the subject matter, and access to the most up to date information.
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  • Value for money - our flexible training plan ensures that you get the best possible training at the best possible price.
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