Design Consulting is lead by founder,
Scott McGregor. McGregor has 25 years of progressively responsible
management, engineering and entrepreneurial roles in virtually every
facet of software and tools design, development, production and
marketing. He has extensive leadership experience in a variety of
environments from start-up to established market dominance. McGregor has
been president of the Silicon Valley chapters of the Association for
Software Design and World Wide Institute of Software Architects.
nPrescient Software was founded in 1992 by Scott McGregor. It has
provided SWIFT consulting services to several Silicon Valley software
nMcGregor developed SWIFT as an R&D Manager during his 10 year
tenure at Hewlett-Packard.
is a skilled designer, with a fine pedigree—academic and practical—both
in software engineering and in design.” – Alan Cooper, “Father of Visual
Basic”, Founder, Cooper Design, author of "The Inmates are Running the
Designed a software product, Merge Ahead, showcased on front page
of Sun World magazine and praised for the product's extreme ease
of learning and use.
Recognized by UNIX World editorial for pioneering work in
Praised in the Practical Programmer column of Communications
of the ACM for SWIFT development methodology that shortened
development time as much as 70%.
nSelected by management team
to salvage a rapidly deteriorating development schedule for the
division’s flagship product. Analyzed the problems, introduced
organizational changes and was able to meet the product’s original
Founded a start-up
software company performing all management functions from
acquisition of capital through sign up of re-sellers to the
recruitment of a management, development and marketing team.
nWidely published author of
technical articles. List of publications available. Instructor for
technology and management courses at University of California,
Berkeley and Santa Cruz including Design for Usability and Project