Phillip Burton
Member Since: 2014/09/15
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Professional Background
Director, Practice Manager and Computing Consultant
DAQS Limited
June 2003 – Present
I was appointed Practice Manager in 2011. I provide Computing Consultancy to support quantity surveying, delay analysis, claims and expert witness services to the construction industry. Specialising in the development of computer systems and data analysis, the development and programming of database systems suited to real time control and management systems. My expertise extends to the investigation of data and the development of programmes using mainstream planning software packages. In conjunction with Roy Pickavance I assist clients in developing and maintaining up to date and pro-active systems to help control and monitor the day-to-day activities of construction projects.
Director and Principal
Lordina Limited and Phillip Burton Consultancy
January 1999 – May 2003
Providing Computing Consultancy services to A. R. Pickavance to support quantity surveying, delay analysis, claims and expert witness services to the construction industry.
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*** AWARD WINNER IN THE 2014 ANNUAL EXPERTS AWARDS ***

Phillip is a Computing Consultant providing expert services in the development of computer systems and data analysis. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist. He has been certified as a Microsoft Office 2010 Master, a Microsoft Project 2013 Specialist, a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert for SQL Server 2012, and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert in Business Intelligence.

I provide Computing Consultancy to support quantity surveying, delay analysis, claims and expert witness services to the construction industry. Specialising in the development of computer systems and data analysis, the development and programming of database systems suited to real time control and management systems. My expertise extends to the investigation of data and the development of programmes using mainstream planning software packages. In conjunction with Roy Pickavance I assist clients in developing and maintaining up to date and pro-active systems to help control and monitor the day-to-day activities of construction projects.

--Experts Exchange History --

28 February 2015: Master rank in Microsoft Office Suite.
19 February 2015: GENIUS MEMBER RANK
12 February 2015: Master rank in SQL server 2005.
4 February 2015: Wizard rank in Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Software.
23 January 2015: Earned the Multi-Talented achievement.
23 January 2015: Guru rank in SQL Server 2008.
5 January 2015: Guru rank in MS SQL Server
3 January 2015: AWARD WINNER IN THE 2014 ANNUAL EXPERT AWARDS
1 January 2015: Master rank in MS SQL Reporting.
12 December 2014: Master rank in SQL Query Syntax.
1 December 2014: SAGE MEMBER RANK.
1 December 2014: Master rank in Microsoft Access Database.
1 December 2014: Master rank in Spreadsheet Software.
20 November 2014: Guru rank in Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Software.
12 November 2014: Master rank in SQL Server 2008.
10 November 2014: WIZARD MEMBER RANK.
30 October 2014: Master rank in MS SQL Server.
8 October 2014: GURU MEMBER RANK.
1 October 2014: Master rank in MIcrosoft Excel Spreadsheet Software.
September 2014: MASTER MEMBER RANK.
Started September 2014.

--Experts Exchange Comments --
25 March 2015 (about Excel): Thank you very much for your prompt and accurate response.
20 February 2015 (about Excel): Your solutions are perfect as always...... Thank you
6 February 2015 (about Excel): Brilliant!  It does exactly what I need it to do! Thanks to you Phillip for your time and talent.  Thanks to all the Experts this morning!
2 February 2015 (about Excel communicating with Outlook): Perfect solution have all the points and an A Grade for top support
27 January 2015 (about Excel): Great!  Works perfectly.  Appreciate the elegant solution and rapid response!
27 January 2015 (about Excel): wow that's brilliant thanks
26 January 2015 (about Excel): Great job!  Fast and spot - on!  Much thanks.
26 January 2015 (about Excel): Fast and awesome! Thanks :)
15 January 2015 (about SQL): Thanks Phillip, you helped me last time too. Much appreciated.
15 January 2015 (about Excel): Man, you got a sharp eye.  That worked perfectly.  Have never noticed that.  Many thanks.
14 January 2015 (about SSAS): Awesome!  Thank you so much for the quick response.  For the specific issue I'm having, I tried using a different attribute name in the hierarchy where I'm having the issue, and it worked.  I also wee where I can use your tip on Ragged Hierarchies...
5 January 2015 (about PowerPivot): This was driving me nuts but Phillip's elegant solution sorted it for me. Very happy with it :-)
2 January 2015 (about controlling Excel for C#): Got quick and clear response. Gr8 job.
1 January 2015 (about PowerPivot): Exactly what I wanted to know
29 December 2014 (about Excel): thanks very much for your solutions. the examples worked for me.
28 December 2014 (about Access): thanks a lot for excellent help!!!!
27 December 2014 (about Excel): Brilliant, and thanks for passing on the knowledge!
23 December 2014 (about Excel): Phillip, you are a star. Thanks for sticking with it. you can now go off and have yourself a nice G&T or whatever else you fancy. Have a great Christmas.
16 December 2014 (about a bug fix): Thanks for the link which has suitably scared other staff members in the company!
5 December 2014 (about MDX): Awesome! the best!

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