The Coastal Insights Team can support your business and entrepreneurial needs by providing expertise, skills and talent in the following areas:

RequirementSolution (Software/Hardware)Resource
AV equipmentPurchasing recommendationsMalcolm
Business Analysis20+ years’ experience, ITIL CertifiedBrenda
Business Intelligence (BI)Microsoft BI Stack (SSIS,SSAS, SSRS), CognosBrenda
Business StartupLean Startup coaching and sole proprietorship planning (e.g. artists, musicians, actors, vendors)Brenda
BI VisualizationPower BIBrenda
Camera equipmentPurchasing recommendationsMalcolm
Computer HardwarePurchasing recommendationsMalcolm
Data AnalysisSQL, Excel, CSV, Power BIBrenda
Data ModelingRelational, Dimensional, Visio, ArcMapBrenda
Database Development (RAD Tools)MS Access, Filemaker Pro, SalesforceBrenda
Design & IllustrationAdobe InDesign, Pen & Ink, WatercolourErin
e-CommerceShopify Store setup (registered Shopify Partner), WordPress (Woocommerce) setupBrenda
ERP SystemsMaximo, AMOS, LawsonBrenda
Intranet & CollaborationSharePointBrenda
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)ESRI ArcGIS (ArcMap)Brenda
Graphics and Images3D Modeling, texturing, rendering, dynamic simulation, animation (Blender) and Image/Video manipulation (Premiere, Photoshop)Malcolm
ProductivityMS Office Suite, Google Docs, ConfluenceBrenda
SaaSSoftware as a Service research, Proof-of-Concepts and recommendationsBrenda
Sales PlatformSalesforce system design and implementationBrenda
Scrum Master / DevOps Product OwnerKanbanize, Pivotal Tracker, JIRA, User StoriesBrenda
Software for Non-profitsVendor/Tool Selection Analysis, Open Source softwareBrenda
Testing & UsabilityManual and automated testing tool support, varies by client, Test Case documentationBrenda
Voiceover EditingReaper, AudacityMalcolm
Voiceover RecordingProfessionally trained UBCP/ACTRA Member for narration, audiobooks & instructional videos. Sound-treated studio uses Shure SM7B microphone for creating warm tonesBrenda
WorkflowsK2 Workflow (engine, User Interface Design)Brenda
The Coastal Insights Team bills at hourly rates (CAD) ranging from $75/hour to $400/hour, depending on the work and skill sets required. GST is added to prices.