Our Company

Computing Insights, the company

Computing Insights develops custom web based, cross-platform business systems. We specialize in projects that incorporte both relational databases and content management needs. Examples:

  • Client and Customer Portals (Web Portals) with robust, user friendly database and content management system, as well as integration with other applications.
  • Fulfillment Systems - For Fulfillment Service Companies (Fulfillment Houses)
  • Order Management Systems - For Retailers, E-tailers and Manufacturers

We place a strong emphasis on building web enabled business and marketing tools that fit your unique business.

We also offer custom e-Commerce development and API development. Our development platforms and tools are Python, Plone, Django, Angular2, MySQL, Java, and Node.js. Computing Insights was established in San Diego, California in 1994.




Computing Insights, the team


Tom Scrivner: Owner/Senior Analyst

Tom has a BS in Information Systems Management from San Diego State University with over 40 years of experience in software development.

In 1995, Tom started Computing Insights. The company is focused on eCommerce and Order Management and Fulfillment Services. His mission is to meet clients' business requirements with computing and marketing services by evaluating the client's business process, identifying the client's systems needs, evaluating alternatives, developing specific application(s).

Tom has personally developed numerous e-commerce sites, portals, extra-net systems, order processing applications, document management, and fulfillment systems in a networked, multi-user, and multi-tasking environment.

Tom has hands-on experience with all stages of systems development, project management and deployment.

Major clients have included Citibank, Trans America, Department of Defense, Hitachi, Household Finance Corp., Drug Enforcement Agency, Defense Intelligence Agency, National Security Administration, SAIC, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, and IBM Japan, YHP and Yamaha.

Prior to Computing Insights, Tom founded Market Focus Technologies which developed the Visual Programming Environment (VPE), a software development system.

While with AT&T, Tom managed three large scale nationwide marketing information systems used by the majority of US telecommunications companies.


Tim Scrivner: Senior Analyst

Tim has over 25 years experience developing software. He started as a programer for Market Focus Technologies and has since worked for Prudential Insurance as a programmer, SAIC as a Software Engineer, Walmart as a UNIX Systems Engineer, Dell as Sr Software Engineer, and is currently Software Development Manager for Mitchell International.

While working for SAIC he was Lead Programmer for the Fallout Assessment System used by USSTRATCOM, NORAD, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and the British Ministry of Defense. This work required a Top Secret Clearance.

We're excited to have such an accomplished and experienced developer working with us.


Ingolfur Haraldsson: Creative Director

Ingo (as we know him) was born and raised in Iceland where he started his working life as a fisherman on one of his families fishing boats in the north Atlantic. While he says he learned a lot of life lessons at that time and has stories to tell, he eventually immigrated to sunny Southern California to attend classes at The Advertising Arts College of San Diego where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Advertising Arts.

Ingo has worked as Art Director for Jostens Learning Corporation, Gryphon Software Corporation, Exobox/Entrypoint, Linspire. Creative Director for KidZui. Senior User Interface Designer for Hewlet-Packard where he designed the website for the HP Travel Guide as well as worked on the Wall Art Team and designed a customized wall for Dream Works Animation and installed it at the Glendale Studios. And most recently as Creative Director - User Interface Designer for RealAge/Sharecare, before joining the team here at Computing Insights.

With Ingo's experience and expertise, we're sure we can assist you with any design needs you have.