Software developed by a Wellington start-up company is being used in a multi-billion dollar overhaul of Denmark’s railway system.
DoView, a software tool developed by former Fulbright Senior Scholar Dr Paul Duignan, helps project managers make sure the potential benefits of an investment drive the technical decisions that they’re making.
The software was developed by a small team consisting of Paul’s son Dr Matthew Duignan, software engineer Richard Procter, and business manager Jennifer Parker.
“Seeing our software, developed in Wellington, being used to manage a US$3.5 billion project shows what we can do down in this part of the world with innovative ideas,” says Paul Duignan.
“We already knew that DoView works wonders for small and medium sized enterprises but we are really chuffed to discover that it’s helping one of Denmark’s largest ever infrastructure projects.”
Anders Lund, a management consultant on the Danish railway project, says they use DoView to develop and depict how benefits are related to business changes and to let the benefit-driven logic scope the technical projects.
Dr Duignan thinks DoView’s unique offering can add strategic value to any sized organisation or project and is very excited about the challenges that lie ahead.
Originally developed for his own consultancy, Parker Duignan Consulting, the software now has thousands of users in more than 40 countries.