DIGITAL ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS


Whether at work or at home, digital systems often fail to live up to their promises. Our mission is to deliver smart and resilient digital systems that work well and transform daily lives for the better.

We are digital architects and engineers. We are experts in getting the most value out of digital technology, while minimizing risks, within constraints such as money, time, or resources. We work with business owners, leaders, and homeowners.

We are an independent firm based in San Antonio, Texas. We work in English, French, German, and travel in North America for our clients.

PROBLEMS WE SOLVE


Technology is a means, not an end. It is a capability multiplier. With the right approach, it is a game changer that expands existing capabilities and creates great user experience, while saving time and money. Yet, these benefits remain elusive to many people and organizations. We help remedy three major challenges related to the design and implementation of digital projects:

What are you trying to accomplish?
Lack of clarity about the overall purpose technology should serve and the specific capabilities it should amplify.
What can/cannot be done?
Insufficient knowledge about available technologies and products, how to use them effectively, and how to evaluate trade-offs between them.
How to do it well?
Poor implementation management due to poor planning and poor product/service choices.

WHAT WE DELIVER


We help our clients save significant money and time, and prevent implementation disasters. Concretely, we have helped clients to:
  • Rescue a failing IT/digital project.
  • Design and put in place a smart and resilient custom digital system, such as ERP.
  • Automate tasks using AI to save time, increase productivity, and reduce costs.
  • Optimize data systems and tools to extract more value from data.
  • Achieve robust cybersecurity and resilience, including NIST 800-171 and CMMC.
  • Comply with ISO inventory and traceability norms.
  • Reduce dependence on external vendors/products and increase control in strategic areas.
  • Identify and implement the best way to benefit from Cloud technology.

OUR EXPERTISE

DIGITAL STRATEGY

We formulate digital objectives based on desired business outcomes and existing capabilities and constraints.
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BLUEPRINT DESIGN

We design the solution architecture and select the technologies and methods that best fit the desired objectives and available resources.
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IMPLEMENTATION PLANNING

We create a detailed budget ($$, time, resources), select the right products and services, and define a plan of action.
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PROJECT MANAGEMENT

We get it done, according to plan, within budget, in a reasonable timeline, and keep relevant stakeholders onboard.
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BLUSPHINX® FOUR STEPS


We have a proven track record in creating effective digital systems using our four steps. We help our clients define the details of their vision and implement it.

BUSINESS SERVICES


We offer the following types of engagements for businesses. Each engagement is tailored to fit your specific needs and objectives.
We use our knowledge and experience to give you guidance on how to solve your problems and pursue opportunities, while saving time and money.
We help you build the right mindset and acquire key knowledge and methodologies in order to become more effective at using digital technologies.
We help you get it done according to specs, within budget, in a reasonable timeline, while keeping all relevant people onboard.

BLUSPHINX® OPEN-SOURCE BUSINESS PLATFORM

With funding from the National Science Foundation, we developed a new AI technology and software library of "building blocks" for business software that substantially reduce time and efforts to create custom software functionalities. In this platform, we use AI technology to automatically combine specified building blocks to create custom business functionalities.

This platform is available under the open-source GPL license.

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES


We have also applied our expertise and approach to build smart and resilient living spaces that create extraordinary experiences, by leveraging digital technology creatively. We have helped clients with:
  • Integrated home automation
  • Home media solutions
  • Security and access controls
  • Smart lighting
  • Swimming-pool controls

TEAM


Whether at home or working together at BLUSPHINX®, we enjoy a wonderful partnership. Happily married, we also have been business partners for many years. We share a mutual desire to take what we do best and use it to make the world a better place.


We are a top-credentials team with deep experience in a wide range of technical, business, and lifestyle domains.
Aurelie M.H. Beaumel

Aurelie M.H. Beaumel

Digital architect
Expert in digital strategy, data insights, resilience, fine experiences
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Thomas Dillig, PhD

Thomas Dillig, PhD

Digital engineer
Expert in computer science, AI, cybersecurity, software, project management
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CLIENT FEEDBACK

We have used the BLUSPHINX custom system since June 2019 and we are very satisfied with it. The time to perform tedious tasks has been significantly reduced, freeing up my employees’ time to focus on higher-value tasks. The BLUSPHINX team is reliable and efficient, and doesn’t hesitate to roll up their sleeves. I can trust them and results are delivered as promised.

Victorine Taïlou

Founder & President of Samoussas TAÏLOU, Knight of the French Legion of Honor

My research group at MIT had obtained a sizable contract. I found Thomas Dillig to be a model collaborator. His ability to work productively with the team and to communicate sophisticated technical concepts quickly and efficiently contributed greatly to our ability to execute on the contract. In large part because of Dr. Dillig’s participation, the project was a success.

Martin Rinard, PhD

Professor, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Aurelie and Thomas possess the rare quality of perfectly mastering the technical aspects of complex information systems and at the same time being able to pinpoint the key security issues and challenges related to their use, at all levels of organizations. This includes top decision makers, military leaders, CEOs, members of Executive Committees, as well as experts across business functions, operational teams, and end-users.

General (ret) Jean-Paul Paloméros

Former NATO Supreme Allied Command Transformation, Chief of French Air Force

Aurelie Beaumel made significant contributions to the results of a working group in charge of the study of resilience. She distinguished herself with her dedication, ability to explain concepts clearly, analytical skills, and her wide range of knowledge. She knows how to interact effectively with officers and experts of diverse backgrounds. I recommend her without hesitation to anyone who needs to define long-term strategies and solve complex problems related to technology, organizations, and people.

Colonel of the French Air Force

Director of Strategy division of Air Force Staff

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