XDelta Limited - The mission critical systems architects
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XDelta Limited - Background and History

Colin Butcher

Experience, Innovation and Practicality

XDelta is an independent consulting organisation that specialises in leading the design and implementation of mission critical and disaster-tolerant systems. As a well respected design authority we are known for expert project leadership based on a sound understanding of the issues involved. Specialist skills include in-depth technical consulting, project management and leadership of mission critical infrastructure projects. XDelta was established in 1996 and works across a wide range of industries, such as finance, telecommunications, energy, aerospace and healthcare.

XDelta brings in additional trusted expertise as required to assist with the design, delivery and support of projects, thus providing a single point of contact for the design and implementation of mission critical systems. Our work is frequently undertaken as a result of referrals due to the skills we bring to working with technically complex systems.

We all have a systems engineering background which, combined with a wide range of other interests, helps us to understand the wider background of complex and difficult projects. XDelta has considerable experience with mission critical, mission critical and safety-critical environments, providing authoritative technical guidance and project leadership based on a sound understanding of the issues involved.

Colin Butcher is a well-known presenter of both technical and leadership seminars for various organisations, such as the BCS and the world-wide OpenVMS community. He also writes articles for a variety of publications.

Colin received a 1st class Hons. BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Leeds University in 1977. His professional qualifications include Fellow of the British Computer Society, Chartered IT Professional and Chartered Engineer.