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  • Oak Tree strongly believes in two principles: being easy to work with and being proactive. We know how to work closely with clients to help them successfully complete their projects, and we try to anticipate their needs so we’re ready with quality support and solutions.
  • * Currently work with over 60 contacts within Intel * Work locally and remotely with all locations * Work closely with Intel’s Ad agency to incorporate their graphics and content * Frequently develop graphics and content internally
  • * Managed site with close contact from UK headquarters offices * Oak Tree was Madge Webmaster for several months as company transitioned control of site to UK
  • * Was engaged by Netscape to modify code and redesign interface for SmartUpdate area * Currently developing SmartUpdate alert page for the Channel level of Netscape’s site. This will utilize layering techniques (cutting edge tech)
  • * Have worked with PCMCIA to produce directory for past three years * first version was print and CD ROM only * Developed web version during 96-97 * Managed entire listing drive and all production * will implement e-commerce functionality for ‘98 directory (1Q98)
  • * Oak Tree worked very closely with many parties to execute re-design * Oak Tree Project Lead (Alyce & Jeff - Tech lead) became very close members of NVIDIA web development team * Working with NVIDIA since July
  • * Produced Design document with close interaction with NVIDIA team * Produced re-design under three week deadline to coincide with release of Riva128 chip * After initial design was accepted, a change was requested - Oak Tree presented a new layout/design in 24 hours which is the current nvidia site * Worked with Anne Banta, Gwen Francis Design, Sellers and Whitehorse * Also provide on-going maintenance
  • * Encountered several tech challenges to implement software developer area * NVIDIA can post data from master Lotus Notes DB * Planning for Hardware Developer area
  • * Provide quick response to maintenance requests - 24 hours or less, in most cases * Ability to adjust to changes in strategy and work with other vendors * We want to be a part of NVIDIA’s future
  • * Oak Tree and NVIDIA have similar corporate cultures - team oriented, goal driven… and fun * NVIDIA as ‘best of class’ in 3D chip market; move toward public offering must appeal to SW & HW developers, as well as gaming and investment arena * Oak Tree project leads have established close relationships with NVIDIA counterparts
  • * Oak Tree invests in leading edge HW & SW and other web development tools * Diverse staff from which to draw on vast knowledge base for everything from graphic design to high-end programming * Strive to improve production process - talk about PT which will provide info to clients and internal staff * Oak Tree continually sends staff to on-going training and education
  • * Currently work with many creative, ad and PR agencies to provide tech development for web projects; few agencies hire tech types and tend to outsource for these services * In the past, agency creates artwork and sends to printer; today they send to web developer * Our familiarity with agency model makes us comfortable in their environment; we’ll conform to work with anyone; make a fit
  • Nvidia1 3

    1. 1. ak T ree O Web Technology and Development 3800 SW Cedar Hills Boulevard Suite 251 Beaverton, Oregon 97005 (503) 644-3824
    2. 2. Oak Tree Capabilities Presentation Presented to NVIDIA Monday, January 26 By: Drew Zagorski and John Schmitt
    3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Oak Tree Background </li></ul><ul><li>NVIDIA and Oak Tree - A Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Oak Tree Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>NVIDIA and Oak Tree - The Future </li></ul><ul><li>Questions and Answers </li></ul>
    4. 4. Oak Tree Background
    5. 5. History <ul><li>Founded in 1992 and based in Beaverton, Oregon - A pioneer in the web industry </li></ul><ul><li>Began as a digital database publisher and migrated to web publishing in 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Strong technical foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Steady financial and physical growth </li></ul><ul><li>National and world wide clients </li></ul>
    6. 6. Skills <ul><li>Customized web site development and ongoing maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Database architecture including design, maintenance and data collection </li></ul><ul><li>Custom programming and scripting </li></ul><ul><li>Digital document conversions and graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Netscape Solutions Provider and Microsoft Solutions Provider (2Q98) </li></ul><ul><li>Also… Graphic design and art direction; Audio/Video production; Public Relations and Advertising; Translation Services </li></ul>
    7. 7. Two Principles <ul><li>Easy to work with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work closely with our clients to help them successfully execute their projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Proactive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Try to anticipate our clients’ needs </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Clients <ul><li>Intel </li></ul><ul><li>Madge Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Netscape </li></ul><ul><li>PCMCIA </li></ul><ul><li>Many others... </li></ul>
    9. 9. Intel <ul><li>Oak Tree has developed many areas of Intel’s web site (Mobile, Developer, International areas…) </li></ul><ul><li>Three Intel Web Certified Authors on Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Work with all locations (Oregon, Bay Area, Arizona) </li></ul>This slide is Oak Tree Confidential Information
    10. 10. Madge Networks <ul><li>Provide on-going maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Developed database back-end for content delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Document conversions </li></ul><ul><li>Software downloads </li></ul>
    11. 11. Netscape <ul><li>SmartUpdates software download area </li></ul><ul><li>SmartUpdates alert page on the Channel level (in progress - thumbnail not available) </li></ul>This slide is Oak Tree Confidential Information
    12. 12. PCMCIA <ul><li>Developed and published directory in print, CD-ROM and WWW for past three years </li></ul><ul><li>Will develop e-commerce functionality for 1998 version </li></ul><ul><li>Manage listing campaign and associated accounting and billing </li></ul>
    13. 13. NVIDIA and Oak Tree A Partnership
    14. 14. A Collaborative Effort <ul><li>NVIDIA partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anne Banta </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gwen Francis Design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Oak Tree partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sellers and Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Whitehorse Studios </li></ul></ul><ul><li>High interaction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Member of the NVIDIA team </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. nvidia.com Re-Design <ul><li>Produced re-design inside three weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Developed ‘look & feel’ in 24 hours after initial designs were refused </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborated with several vendors to develop content, graphics and layout </li></ul><ul><li>On-going maintenance </li></ul>
    16. 16. Software Developer Area <ul><li>Worked through several technical challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Worked with NVIDIA to define parameters for secure Software Developers area </li></ul><ul><li>Site will enable data to be posted to the web seamlessly from Lotus Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware Developer area to follow... </li></ul>Work in Progress
    17. 17. Commitment to NVIDIA <ul><li>Responsive - quick turn around </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible - adjust to NVIDIA’s needs and work with other vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Team player - we enjoy working with NVIDIA and want to continue partnership </li></ul>
    18. 18. Oak Tree Advantages
    19. 19. NVIDIA/Oak Tree Chemistry <ul><li>Similar corporate cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the goals of NVIDIA’s web site </li></ul><ul><li>Staff chemistry </li></ul>An Established Relationship
    20. 20. Expertise <ul><li>At the forefront of web technology </li></ul><ul><li>Review, test and implement development tools </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge base </li></ul><ul><li>Project management and tracking </li></ul><ul><li>Training and education </li></ul>
    21. 21. Agency Experience <ul><li>Partnerships with many agencies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide technical web development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of the agency process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding of how Oak Tree fits </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. NVIDIA and Oak Tree The Future
    23. 23. Oak Tree as Web Developer <ul><li>Implement web design/layout </li></ul><ul><li>Develop technologies to enable interactivity </li></ul><ul><li>Empower NVIDIA to utilize existing database </li></ul><ul><li>Intranet development </li></ul><ul><li>Work with other agencies </li></ul>
    24. 24. Long-Term Maintenance <ul><li>Posting new content and graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Web analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Corrective action </li></ul><ul><li>Web review meetings </li></ul>
    25. 25. Continued Partnership <ul><li>With NVIDIA </li></ul><ul><li>With NVIDIA Advertising/PR agency </li></ul><ul><li>With NVIDIA staff </li></ul>
    26. 26. Questions & Answers
    27. 27. Testimonials “ Professional, get-it-done attitude combined with knowledge and expertise. What a combination!” -- Mike Hara, NVIDIA “ Many were singing Oak Tree’s praises this morning in our staff meeting. Rightfully so. Thanks again for all your help in 97!” -- Intel Client “ It has been my pleasure to have worked with your company. Your team is very professional. I commend each of you on your commitment to success and more importantly the quality of your work.” -- Loren Cook, Madge Networks
    28. 28. ak T ree O Web Technology and Development 3800 SW Cedar Hills Boulevard Suite 251 Beaverton, Oregon 97005 (503) 644-3824