About/Services

Millturn IT Pty Ltd (ABN #70607441323) offers complete and collaborative Agile IT application development services, specialising in Open Source Web and cross-platform mobile applications. We use the latest Open Source software technologies: the React and Angular web application frameworks on the front-end and Cloud-hosted serverless Node.js microservices (using NoSQL document-based databases) at the back-end. Our test-driven philosophy ensures high quality software. An approved seller on the Digital Marketplace, we are partnered with the App development company Aurita. We are fully insured (public liability and professional indemnity).

Download our one page overview for listing of our services, products and capabilities. As well as developing our own products, Millturn offers a consultancy service in business analysis/user research; architecture; and software development, from the enterprise down to the functional level. We can also mentor your staff, either as an independent engagement or as part of a project knowledge transfer. We have many years' experience assisting many different Federal and State government departments as well as the private sector.

Recent engagements

  • (2019) Design, development, testing and release of the Australian Peak Power Saver Assist (APPSA) Web/Mobile Application for the Department of Environment and Energy, to gather airconditioner installation data to produce a Register of air conditioners which can be controlled through demand-response capability. We also built the Register and the API enabling (authenticated) access to the Register's data.
  • (2018) Development, testing and release of a home energy efficiency assessment tool for start-up EnergyFit Homes.
  • (2018) IT architecture for the Defence Seaworthiness Information Management System (DSWiMS) for the Optimation Group Australia.
  • (2017) Development of an AgTech product concept (predictive analytics for vineyard management) as part of the SproutX Pre-accelerator Program.
  • (2016-ongoing) Development of a home energy efficiency rating tool (responsive MEAN stack Web application) for another startup. Funded by EnergyLab.
  • (2017-2018) Commissioned by the Australian Dictionary of Biography (along with colleague M.Horne) to write Colonel Edward 'Weary' Dunlop's official biography.
  • (2017-2018 With colleague M.Horne) Our article ‘Jungle Camp Science: Do-it-yourself medicines in two POW hospital camps on the Japanese Burma-Thailand Railway, 1942-45’ was published in 2018 by the 'Health and History' Journal.
  • (2017) Agile Business/Systems analysis services (including business intelligence report analysis) for the 'Australian Business Licence Information System NextGen' system at the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS).
  • (Ongoing) Architectural services for the Australian Tax Office.
  • (2017) Evaluation of an outsourced Web application for another startup. Against the software product quality requirements in our SPQR application, we assessed the application’s architectural soundness. We also evaluated it against best-practice architectural standards for the Web and used performance testing tools (Blazemeter URL tests), code quality assessment tools (SonarQube), network testing (using F12 Developer Tools) and code inspection.
  • (2016) Business analysis (BA) services as well as BA mentorship and training for the Murray Darling Basin Authority.

Design

In a productive partnership with you, our client, we’ll design an engaging and reliable solution.

Build

We’ll build and test it in association with you, on your platform of choice.

Run

We can deploy and run the software in the Cloud to free you from infrastructure concerns.

Maintain

We take responsibility for timely maintenance of our software, whether it be upgrades, defect fixes or communication with other systems (integration).

Products

Millturn IT aims to build software that is accessible, responsive, reliable and robust. Here are just some of our completed projects...

Australian Peak Power Saver Assist

EnergyFit assessment tool

The Department of Broccoli

Software Product Quality Register

Tree Stories

Woden Valley Walks

Garden Assistant

Our Directors

Katie Mills

Katie Mills

Managing Director, business analyst and developer

Katie is a business analyst, full-stack software developer and historian who has 17 years' IT experience in the government, research and environmental sectors. A former landscape architect, she also holds a Bachelor of Computer Science and Philosophy (with Distinction) and a Master of History (High Distinction grade average) from the ANU, which informs Millturn’s heritage work.

katie.mills@millturn.com.au
Evan Turnbull

Evan Turnbull

Managing Director, architect and developer

A qualified engineer (holding an Honours Engineering degree and a Graduate Diploma in Philosophy), Evan has 20 years’ IT experience as an architect and developer. He cares deeply about building reliable, scalable and well performing systems. He enjoys keeping abreast of the latest technologies. He has studied horticulture and has built a flourishing organic garden with Katie.

evan.turnbull@millturn.com.au

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