Prof Rod Griffin once said: “Tree Breeding IS Data Management” and he encouraged us to develop a breeding management tool. As a consequence, we have TreePlasm and substantial learning has been built into TreePlasm.
Unlock the potential of large complex pedigree data
Automate time-consuming complex data manipulation
Manage knowledge and information responsibly
Share information in the team
Manage valuable seed / clone sources, terms and ownership
Consolidate data from scattered spreadsheets
Intraweb / internet
The major forestry breeding programs in South Africa use TreePlasm
What clients are saying:
2017: “I WISH [my company] had TreePlasm”
2017: “I will definitely recommend TreePlasm”
2016 “It is making life much easier now and overall I think TreePlasm is changing our lives for better
Is a Tree Breeder and responsible for the design and management and testing of TreePlasm.
Has been working in tree breeding for many years and now assists with the operation of TreePlasm, such as data migration. testing and day-to-day usage assistance.
Is a Python programmer and has coded much of the core of TreePlasm.
Is the programming Team Leader and is responsible for development, installation, data migration and ongoing improvement of various components of the TreePlasm software with our clients.
After 15 years of distinguished service, Lloyd retired in 2018 as Sales Director from Bytes Systems Integration, part of the Altron Group.
During this time Lloyd’s primary role was full responsibility for new business development and customer relationship management across the following service lines; IT Outsourcing and Support services, Call Centre and BPO services, as well as temporary staffing.
Lloyd’s achievement over the 15 years of his time at Bytes was accumulated sales in excess of R1bil with more than 50 outsource clients and several Call Centre and BPO programs comprising over 250 seats that were moved into another Bytes division during a Group restructuring process in the late 2000’s.
Prior to Bytes, Lloyd was Sales and Marketing Director for 10 years at a small company called Debtpack, specializing in Legal Debt Management software.
Lloyd has a Diploma in Financial Management, BBA, MBA and ITIL Foundation, and has completed three Services Marketing courses at UCT and a Contract Management course at the University of Pretoria.
Married, with three children and two grandchildren. Areas of personal interest (religion, sport / activities): Corpus Christi Anglican Church, Golf, Fly-fishing, birding (beginner).
Expressions to live by:
“There are two principles on which to build your business (and your life); Honesty and Image.”
“Everyone is a customer!”
Valerie is a IT specialist and programmer, who assisted with general coding in TreePlasm.
Is a Python programmer and has coded parts of the Seed Store Queries and reporting.
Jeanré is a BSc (Information and Knowledge Systems) student working on the further development of TreePlasm and BioPlasm.
Hannes Is responsible for improving and adding new components to Treeplasm and Bioplasm.
Ruan Is a programmer working on improving and adding to the functionality of Bioplasm and TreePlasm.