UMLs

Some of these are MindMaps and others are UMLs. I discovered Mind Maps first and then was trained at work for creating UML or Universal Modeling Language “mind maps”. I LOVE creating both and this is only a very tiny portion of the mind maps and UMLs I’ve done!

Certification Checklist

The checklist started as a reviewer’s tool to help track all the basic items needed for an application. From a general Word document to a manual show and hide system in Excel to the automated system developed in 2014 by a colleague. When he retired a year later I was tasked with the continual update of the tool. I have made multiple changes to the vb.net code behind the check boxes and also used it as inspiration for other tools. It is used on a daily basis… Continue reading

Archive Status Category Guide

An Archive Guide I had to craft and is used all the time for the Certification files. Archive Status Category Guide DS3 vs Record Retention Schedule DS3 Status Type of Archive status Retention Schedule Notes Active Off site  1.1 Offsite storage may include site reviews Inactive – Application Withdrawn Not archived N/A Sent back to provider Inactive – Certified but Enrollment Pending Not archived NA/ Can convert to an NE Inactive – Decertified/Disenrolled/Terminated Involuntary 1.4 Major Department Action may include site reviews Inactive –Denied Initial… Continue reading

Search Tool Business Document 7-2013

Search Tool Business Document 7-2013 When we had a change of regulations in 2013, that prompted a big change in our database, which in turn broke a few things including a web based interactive search tool. This was the business document I was asked to develop upon my discovery of the broken tool. It not only fixed the issue, it added some improved functionality that the division had wanted for a couple years. Update: The changes to the Provider Search Tool are complete and can be… Continue reading

Habilitation Providers

The State has several types of providers who were previously “invisible” to management statistically. We knew they exist but really did not know exactly who they were or where the clients were. Frequently, the clients served were placed in a wrong environment and all sorts of havoc would happen when something went wrong. My supervisor was agonizing over the issue one afternoon and I could hear her snarling to herself in her office across from me. After a while of listening I decided to take… Continue reading

Skills

Skill Sets Office Suites: Master Certified MS Office 2003, MS Office 95-2013, MS Outlook, MS Project, MS Visio, MS SharePoint 2007-2010, OneNote, Open Office, Adobe Pro X and XI Databases: MMIS, DS3, Citrix, Access, Enterprise, COGNOS Graphic Art Suites: Corel Draw,  Paint Shop Pro, Visio,  Dia, Freemind Operating Systems: Windows 3.1-10, DOS 3.3, Ubuntu, Android Open Source: KingSoft Office, Open Office, Scribus, GIMP, Inkscape, TaskUnifier, Star UML, Freemind, NotePad++, Komodo Edit Cloud Based: Evernote, Toodledo, Gmail, Google Drive, Dropbox, TweetDeck, Hootsuite Social Media: Facebook, Twitter,… Continue reading