Octahedron's consulting services are led by Yair Altman, a physicist and computer scientist with 30 years of professional software development experience, with a primary focus on MATLAB. Yair is recognized as a world-class MATLAB expert by the MATLAB community. He is a regular contributor to MATLAB File Exchange, and has been a member of the MathWorks Community Advisory Board (CAB) for several years. He created and maintains the popular “Undocumented MATLAB” blog.
Yair is a strong communicator who brings a commitment to deliver on time, on budget, and with high quality and strong attention to detail. As evidenced by his popular and highly-rated utilities on MATLAB File Exchange, the code he creates is very well-documented, fault-tolerant, scalable, backward-compatible, and highly performant. Beyond basic programming, areas of specialty include complex algorithms, performance tuning, I/O, GUI, and integration with external software, devices, and online services. Yair has experience in multiple programming languages, databases and operating systems.
Yair has delivered working software and managed numerous iterations of the software life cycle: requirements definition, design, development, documentation, integration, QA testing, deployment, handover, training, support, and maintenance for clients. Octahedron can help your project in all stages of development, from concept definition, through design, development, testing and maintenance. We can advise on development alternatives and tradeoffs, suggest potential improvements, coach your team on advanced MATLAB topics and best practices, solve a particular problem, or design and/or develop scalable robust high-performance modules or even create entire programs.
Octahedron relies on satisfied, repeat clients. Applications have been developed for multitude fields, including finance, medical, engineering, aerospace, automotive, energy, industry, web applications, real-time systems, and data-analysis. Past projects include: