Adept IT Solutions was created in 2002 to enable me to both contract directly to my employer (instead of via an agency), and establish my own PC and IT services business. After 30-odd years working 60 to 80 hours per week for large corporates, I thought it was time for a "sea-change". The money isn't as good, but life is much better!
I started in information technology as a computer operator for a (now defunct) bank, served as a National Serviceman, and studied Computer Science before resuming my IT career in software development. In the mid 1980s I found myself managing a computer bureau, and responsible for software development and support for mainframe computers and the (then) new IBM PC. The PC caught my imagination at the time, and it wasn't long before I built my first system (a 12MHz 80286-based box), and have kept pace with the ever-changing PC and mainframe technology ever since.
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Full résumé available on request.