Postal address upon request
Email:chance@crwmail.com
Blog:http://chance.dotnetdevelopersjournal.com/
http://chance.pbdjmagazine.com/

Deanne Chance
chance@crwmail.com
219.306.5522

Summary
Ms. Chance graduated in 1996 with a degree in Computer Science from the
University Of Illinois. She has been a frequent author for Sys-Con
publications and gave a key presentation at Sybase Techwave 2005 entitled "A
Real-Time Physical Inventory Solution using PocketBuilder ASA and a Wi-Fi
Connection". She has held several engineering positions starting a career at
Motorola where she focused on mobile I.P. by doing real-time embedded
programming for the base radio controller group as part of the iDEN/Nextel
project. She is currently a Senior Developer .NET developer for New
Resources Consulting based out of Milwaukee, WI. You can always reach her at
chance@crwmail.com or visit her blog at
http://chance.dotnetdevelopersjournal.com or http://chance.pbdjmagazine.com.

Solid Development in the following areas.

Experience
* .NET Framework
* Client/Server technologies
* Object Oriented Programming
* Rapid prototype development
* Inventory control / POS / Purchasing
* EDI
* GPS

* Embedded Systems
* TDMA - iDEN
* RDMS
* Data Replication Technologies
* Hand-held Development
* Tablet PC Development
* Full-life cycle development (SEI)



1/2007 to
Present
NEW RESOURES CONSULTING
MILWAUKEE, WI
SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

- Authored and designed document generation management system for waste
water management software package using .NET web services and c# for server
side, PowerBuilder for client side.


4/20007
SYBASE INC.
DUBLIN, CA
CONTRACT TECHNICAL WRITER

-Contracted to write four technical articles based upon experience with SQL
Anywhere database. These articles are targeted for publication in national
on-line or in print magazines. The process of creating one of these articles
entails coming up with an idea, coding it and then writing about one's
experience.


5/2007

SYBASE INC.
LAS VEGAS, NV
TECHNICAL INSTRUCTOR FOR TECHWAVE 2007

Authored four technical papers for annual Sybase Techwave convention.
The topics are:
- A Location Tracking System Using PowerBuilder, A GPS Receiver and
Microsoft MapPoint
- Personalizing Your PowerBuilder Applications Using SMS and Voice Messaging
- Adding Sockets Functionality to Your PowerBuilder Applications Using .NET
Assemblies
- Consuming Amazon Web Services Using SQL Anywhere 10.0.1



1/2006 to
Present
ROSCOE COMPUTING
ROSCOE, IL
FOUNDER AND LEAD SOFTWARE ENGNEER

- Authored GPS location tracking SDK for handheld devices using C#. This
package comes with a client component that reads GPS information and sends
it to a .NET assembly allowing the user to do what they wish with the
information. A practical implementation is mapping solutions. It has been
featured on http://www.handago.com.

- Wrote GPS location tracking program for hand-held device using C# and
J2ME. This software allows you to view on a map in real-time any individual
equipped with a Nextel GPS enabled handset or a Pocket PC. The server
utilizes Microsoft MapPoint and the Yahoo! Maps API. It has been featured on
http://www.handago.com.

- Wrote program in C# to pick-off caller-ID information for use in querying
databases for individualized customer service.


6/2006 to
1/2007
POWEROBJECTS
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

Independent contract Software Engineer currently on a six month assignment
at Trustmark Insurance In Lake Forrest, IL. The main projects were to
engineer a mechanism for third party's to integrate with their existing
benefit system. The other being, consultation on a Mobilinik implementation.



5/2006 to
8/2006
SYBASE INC.
LAS VEGAS NEVADA
TECHNICAL INSTRUCTOR FOR TECHWAVE 2006


Authored four technical papers for annual Sybase Techwave convention. Of the
4 three have been accepted for presentation at this conference.

The topics are:

- 'Integrating Real-Time GPS Data Into Your PowerBuilder Applications'
- 'Adding VoIP Capabilities to your PowerBuilder Applications Using Skype'
- 'PowerBuilder 10.5 .NET Web Services'-



3/2006 to
6/2006

DR. GLENN ORR
MT. MORRIS, IL
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

Designed and authored application for tracking dental appointments and other
related contacts.




4/2006 to
6/2006
BRAINBENCH INC.
CHANTILY, VA
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

Assisted in authoring and editing the PowerBuilder 9 exam for a
pre-employment technical screening service.


7/1999 to
2/2006
COMPUTERWORKS
CHICAGO, IL
LEAD SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Responsible for maintenance and new feature development for a client-server,
Windows based POS / inventory control system. To achieve these ends,
development work revolved primarily around designing and implementing the
software architecture to support new customer requirements and or address
existing field defects.

Major projects include:

- Designed and implemented a suite of Pocket PC applications to interface
with flagship product. In particular, real-time inventory control, price
lookup and line-busting.
- Designed and implemented core ANSI X12 EDI functionality into existing
purchasing system for several industry trading partners
- Implemented data exchange (inventory, sales, purchasing) functionality
with the following e-portals: Yahoo.com, Half.com, Freemerchant.com and
IngramBooks.com
- Added credit card processing verification to point of sale system
- Wrote accounting package integration with QuickBooks
- Wrote software interface for POS pole display hardware
- Ported existing software to new compiler release (PowerBuilder 5.0 -> 9.0)
- MOL assignments
- Y2K compliance and fixes
- Mentoring and training of other engineers in areas of technical expertise





5/1996 to
7/1999


MOTOROLA NETWORK SOLUTIONS SECTOR
SCHAUMBURG, IL
SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Member of a software development team responsible for full life-cycle
development and on-going maintenance of embedded real-time software for the
iDEN Base Radio Controller group. The Base Radio being, a layer 2 cellular
network element primarily responsible for delivering voice, data and control
packets to a TDMA based cellular subscriber on one end and the fixed network
infrastructure on the other. To achieve these ends, development work
revolved primarily around implementing network protocols designed by system
engineering.

Major projects include:

- Architecture and implementation of real-time tasks (outbound packet data,
channel management, MMI ) to support implementation of a Layer 2 Mobile IP
protocol to facilitate Packet Data capability on a cellular network
- Porting and re-design of existing software to new hardware platform
- Creation of debugging tool to parse Ethernet traffic between network
infrastructure elements
- Design of automated integration testing architecture/environment
- Authoring of MMI field documentation manual
- Analysis and trouble-shooting of network elements in role as system test
lab liaison
- Mentoring and training of other engineers in areas of technical expertise
- Participation in process improvement and hiring teams




Other Related Experience (obtained while attending school)

1992 to
1996
COMPUTERWORKS
CHICAGO, IL
PROGRAMMER

Responsible for design, implementation, testing, documentation and on-going
maintenance for a DOS based point of sale (POS), inventory control system
for bookstore industry.

Projects include:
- Data-modeling and prototyping of existing system for Windows 95 rewrite.
- Async-communications module to facilitate on-line credit card processing.
- Integration of system with industry standard CD-ROM search database.
- Async-communications module to facilitate on-line electronic ordering with
major publishing houses.
- System integration with major accounting package.
- Numerous data conversions and custom programming projects per customer
specifications.

COMPUTERWORKS
CHICAGO, IL
TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Responsible for telephone support and troubleshooting assistance to 500+
Customer base.

Duties include:
- Installation and support of peer-to-peer based LANs including software,
cabling and Ethernet cards
- Installation and support of various peripherals including modems, memory,
disk drives, hard drives and CD-ROM drives.
-Advanced memory management, resolution of TSR and device driver conflicts.




Skills
Languages
c#, PowerBuilder 5-0 -> 10.5, SQL Sybase Anywhere, HTML, Java, DW.NET,
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, , Pocket Builder 2.0, DW.NET 1.5, Delphi,
Borland Pascal , c, c++, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, J2ME

Platforms
Symbol PPT8800, Symbol MC50, Windows Mobile 2003, Windows Tablet PC Edition,
pSOS, Unix (Solaris), WinXP, WinNT, Win9x, Motorola 68302, Motorola MPC 860,

Tools
Clearcase, Framemaker, DDts, CodeTest, CodeCenter, cscope, TestTrack,
Sniffer, gcc, microtec c, Microsoft Office, Front Page, PVCS 8.0.0.3

Misc
Real-time, embedded, wireless, iDEN, TDMA, Ethernet, Mobile IP, WAP, SNMP,
Win32 API, GPS, TAIP, Firewalls, Networking, InfoPower, Orpheus, B-Tree
Filer, Object Professional, Async Professional, Pharos BT GPS Receiver
(working on Ostia mapping interface), Microsoft MapPoint 2004 (working on
mapping interface), web services, XML


Education


DePaul University; Chicago, IL
School of Computer Science, Telecommunications and Information Systems
Pursuing masters degree in Computer Science / Distributed Systems with
emphasis on Java


1998
Illinois Institute of Technology; Chicago, IL
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Graduate Work towards Masters in Computer Science


1996
University of Illinois; Chicago, IL
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Bachelors of Computer Science 1996


Recent Technical Training
* Sybase Techwave 2003
* Sybase Techwave 2004
* Sybase Techwave 2005 (presented at this one)
* Sybase Techwave 2006 (presented at this one)
* Sybase Techwave 2007 (presented at this one)
* Mastering Reuse: Building .NET Applications with C# and DataWindow .NET
2.0
* PowerBuilder Interoperability with .NET
* PocketBuilder Programming


Speaking Experience
* Selected as a presenter for Sybase's Techwave 2005 International
Conference. This annual event attracted developers, database administrators,
IT managers, sales professionals and executives from over 40 countries
around the world. The complete proceedings can be found here:
http://www.sybase.com/techwave2005/proceedings . See DEV402.


* Selected as a presenter for Sybase Techwave 2006 International Conference.
This annual event attracted developers, database administrators, IT
managers, sales professionals and executives from around the world. The
complete proceedings for the three sessions presented can be found here.
(Search on Chance.)
https://1bosweb3.conferon.com/Events/Sybase/Techwave2006/Agenda/agenda_search_category.html?type=

* Selected as a presenter for Sybase Techwave 2007 International Conference.
This annual event attracted developers, database administrators, IT
managers, sales professionals and executives from around the world.


Published Material
* Published an article entitled "Personalizing Your PowerBuilder
Applications Using SMS and Voice Messaging" in the PowerBuilder Developers
Journal.
http://pbdj.sys-con.com/read/358725.htm.

* Published an article entitled "A Location Tracking System Using
PowerBuilder, a GPS Receiver, and Microsoft MapPoint" in the PowerBuilder
Developers Journal. http://pbdj.sys-con.com/read/324549.htm


* Published an article entitled "Adding Caller-ID to Your PowerBuilder
Applications" in the PowerBuilder Developers Journal.
http://pbdj.sys-con.com/read/297718.htm

* Published an article entitled "A Mobilink Primer" in the PowerBuilder
Developers Journal.
http://pbdj.sys-con.com/read/291471.htm

* Published an article entitled "Adding VOIP Capabilities to Your
PowerBuilder Applications Using Skype" in the PowerBuilder Developers
Journal.
http://pbdj.sys-con.com/read/198694.htm

* Published an article entitled: PowerBuilder .10.5 NET Web Services has
arrived in "PowerBuilder Developers Journal". This article was also
re-published as part of the special Techwave ISUG Journal.
http://pbdj.sys-con.com/read/195257.htm

* Published an article entitled: Integrate Real-Time GPS Data into your
PowerBuilder Applications in "PowerBuilder Developers Journal".
http://pbdj.sys-con.com/read/184864.htm

* Published an article entitled: A Real-Time Physical Inventory Solution
Using Pocket Builder, ASA and a WI-FI connection published in "PowerBuilder
Developers Journal".
http://pbdj.sys-con.com/read/149669.htm



Other Activities

* Instrumental in bringing my former employer's achievements with Sybase
hand-held development toolsets to their customer success stories. The full
article can be found here: http://www.sybase.com/detail?id=1038502 .

* Founded the Chicago Northsider's ISUG (International Sybase Group). A link
to our activities can be found here: http://chance.pbdjmagazine.com .


Writing Samples
See attachments.


References
Upon request