Rodger Nixon

Rodger Nixon is Data Architect with decades of international experience in enterprise data architecture. Rodger has been awarded several software patents including one covering the use of expert systems and natural language to perform the task of human application developers. The resultant product Gartner Group called “the first 5th generation language”. VP Data Architecture for two major financial institutions and consultant to numerous others. It is the future he saw coming for these enterprises that led him to develop the Open Data Model, SaaS software designed to reduce the costs and risks of software maintenance. In Rodger’s opinion, avoiding a future dedicated to the maintenance of crumbling legacy systems requires a paradigm shift in the way we develop software, one that is data driven. The Open Data Model is his vision of what the foundation for that change might look like and the project that now occupies his time.


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