Betty  Harvey

Glen Burnie,  MD  21060

Clearances: Contact for clearance information


XML Technologies
Information Modeling (DTD, RelaxNG and Schma Design); XSLT/XSL-FO; XQuery; XForms; Schematron
Specific XML Software
All flavors of XML Authoring Tools; XML Repositorys (MarkLogic Content Server, eXist) (others no longer available); XForms Transformation (Orbeon, XSLT Forms)
General Knowledge
Proficient in both Linux and Windows operating systems; Tomcat; Cocoon

Professional Memberships

XML Guild
OASIS-Open Universal Business Language (UBL) Technical Committee
Washington, DC XML Users Group


Advanced XML Applications from the Experts at the XML Guild - 2006, Thomson
Professional ebXML Foundations - 2001, Wrox
Convert Excel 2007 XML to OASIS code lists - 2011, IBM Developerworks
Made presentations for organizations and conferences. Sample Presentations

Job History

President - Electronic Commerce Connection, Inc., 1995

I have actively participated in many successful projects (both commercial and government). My roles in these project have been ranged from consultant, mentor and actively developing successful XML applications.

Sample Projects
Archiving of Electronic Records
Schema development of legislative documents - House of Representatives and Senate
IETM Development - Cobham
Higher Education Textbook XML data modeling and XML publishing - McGraw-Hill
Legislation - Senate, House of Representatives, GPO
XML Naming and Design Rules Tool Consultant - National Institute of Standards and Technology
XML Strategy Development - IRS
Metadata schema development - Library of Congress (
Schema development for 'Budget of the United States Government Appendix' - Executive Office of the President
Journal publishing projects - various scientific organizations, i.e., AGU, APA, CAS, etc.
Financial XML projects - Bloomberg, Intuit, etc.
Technical consultant for various standards development organization - Reinsurance, NISO, Railroad Industry Forum
Developed and delivered numerous XML related training courses. Training courses have been delivered in North America and Europe
Data conversion and quality assurance
Computer Specialist - David Taylor Model Basin, Carderock Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Bethesda, Md. , 1995

I held several positions at NSWC, including Scientific and Engineering Computing Users Support. The last position was the position that brought me directly into contact with the electronic publishing world. Only the electronic publishing experience is included. Designed and established the Navy CALS World Wide Web (WWW) Server. Serves as System Administrator (Webmaster) of the Navy CALS WWW Server. The WWW server provides CALS information to the Navy, as well as their contractors. It was the first SGML DTD/FOSI Repository in existance. Was the Navy representative to the CALS Industry Steering Group, Electronic Publishing Committee (EPC). The EPC is responsible for amendments and revision to the DoD SGML specification, MIL-M-28001 for paper and electronic technical publications. Created and taught "Overview of the Internet" course. Trained over over 120 students. Was founding member of the NSWC,CD WWW Progress Action Team (PAT). The WWWPAT was responsible for preparing policy for use and integration of WWW technology from both management and user perspectives. The PAT developed guidance for certifying WWW servers within NSWC,CD. The bulk of the original Certification Plan was adopted by NAVSEA for certification of NAVSEA WWW Servers.


Employee of the Year, Engineer/Scientist, Machinery Systems/Programs and Logistics Directorate , 1994
Outstanding Performance Award - Quality Step Increase , 1994
1993 Performance Award, David Taylor Model Basin , 1992
Performance Award, David Taylor Model Basin
On-the-Spot Award (Commander - DTRC) , 1991
On-the-Spot Award (Personnel Department - DTRC) , 1991
Nominated for Employee of the Year, David Taylor Research Center , 1991
Outstanding Performance Award , David Taylor Research Center , 1990
1989 Outstanding Performance Award , David Taylor Research Center , 1988
Outstanding Performance Award and Sustained Superior Performance, David Taylor Research Center