Tim Harding

Product Owner & Senior Systems Analyst
BAO Systems

As a Product Owner & Senior Systems Analyst, Tim brings a keen eye for detail to BAO Systems. He has over 10 years of professional experience burying his nose in Excel sheets, Access databases, aggregate collection forms, and ETL software of many stripes. Since joining BAO, he has worked on myriad DHIS2 implementations for many different countries, provided onsite training, and is currently a Software Architect on the PEPFAR project. Additionally, he is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer from Vanuatu, where he spent more than three years providing IT education to the young and old alike. During his time abroad, he worked with the WHO and Ministry of Health as they transitioned their health information systems (HIS) to DHIS2. Training end users both in the capital and on remote islands, he was an essential part of growing the HIS competency of the host country nationals. Before his service in the Peace Corps, Tim worked as an ETL Specialist for an insurance company, playing a vital role in bringing new business through automated, secure data exchange. He speaks Bislama and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Oregon State University.

Day 2
11:45 am
12:45 pm
Main Stage
Augmenting DHIS2 with Commercial Software

DHIS2 as an open-source product has had incredible success across the development sector. However, no one software can be everything for everyone. In this panel, we’ll look at three different use cases to show how various organizations have augmented open-source DHIS2 with a commercial software, and why this approach can provide best in class solutions for a variety of use cases.