Davide Merlitti Computers, Software


Davide Merlitti Computers, Software
Curriculum vitae
Davide Merlitti
Via Di Palazzetto, 27c, 56017 San Giuliano Terme (Italy)
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Sex Male | Date of birth 9 Jun 1969
Computers, Software
May 2015–May 2013
Microsoft.NET consultant/Digital Humanities Specialist
Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Participation to Executive workshop for digital blog of inscriptions and rock art - Riyadh, May 2015
Aug 2013–Feb 2016
IT specialist - project manager
Informatica Umanistica S.r.l.semplificata
ADN project - I Diari Raccontano
The project of Archivio Diaristico Nazionale in Pieve Santo Stefano, aims at making available online
more than 7000 digitized diaries, written by common people over about 3 centuries. A digital library
with ingesting, long term storage, preservation and dissemination tools, will give acces to the digitized
materials in the cloud
The DL will offers to registred users search&browse as well as annotation tools.
ADN - Content Management System
Implementation of a CMS of multi site contents based on WordPress, integrated with the digital library
CMS by a specific plugin
ADN - Digital Library Management System
Implementation of a DLMS based on Fedora Commons and SOLR as back-end and LAMP as frontend (framework PHP PRADO).
Archivio di Stato di Firenze
Development of an online publishing system for digitized documents of Florence State Archive.
Clasar is a census of 15. and 16. century books in Sardinia,to create a database on a KOHA virtual
server (clasar.unica.it)
Climb the Ladder
Development of HTML5 webapp based on javascripts libraries jQuery MObile and Matter.js
(http://brm.io/matter-js/) for University of Reading - Department of Economics.
Oman Digital Book
Implementation of a HTML5 multi-platform app, for multimedia kiosks with touchscreen in Information
centers of Omanite archeological sites
Archivio dell'Associazione Secco-Suardo
Analysis of RES.I data base and development of a refactoring project based on open source
Ti Racconto la Storia
Implementation of a DL for the Ministery of Culture and Tourism- Directorate of Archives aiming at
sharing with a wider public testimonials of historical events and experiences of the 20. century,through
interviews with leading actors of this events or common people, whose lifes were influenced by
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historical events.
Ti Racconto la Storia : Circolo Gianni Bosio
Indexing of interviews of Archivio Sonoro e Biblioteca "Franco Coggiola", Rome
Ti Racconto la Storia : Le Torture dei "Muti"
Indexing of interviews collected by interviste Centro della Memoria del Comune di Savigliano
Ti Racconto la Storia : Museo della Mente
Indexing of interviews by Claudia Demichelis, on the history of psychiatry in Italy during the 60s, in
cooperation with Museo della Mente (former Psychiatric Hospital Santa Maria della Pietà in Roma).
Ti Racconto la Storia : Voci di Imprese
Indexing of interviews collected by Istituto Centrale per i Beni Sonori e Audiovisivi - Italian Ministery of
Culture and Tourism, inside the project "Voci di Imprese" (Interviews to Italian entrepreneurs)
Tutoring Room
Development of a html5/js app, implementing a tutoring room with textual and audio video chat,
whiteboard and editing tools
MOV iOS App - Development of a native app in XCode for iOS, allowing to use a chat room by iPad
Project and development of WordPress websites for
- WP-ARCHIMEDES, Associazione Archimedes (music and sound archives) - WP-CUSTOM-10 for COSMOS project - cosmos.sns.it
- WP-LILA - Laboratorio di Scienze dell'Antichità and section on ancient languages
- WP-SFLI Società dei Filologi della Letteratura Italiana
- WP-SISSCO Società Italiana per la Storia Contemporanea implementato con WordPress
- SISSCO MEV 1 progressive manteinance of SISSCO web site
- WP-SISSCO MEV 2 development of WP plugin allowing the import of texts in Microsoft Word 972003 format with indexing
- WP-TLION progressive manteinance of TLIon website (Tradizione della Letteratura Italiana online)
Aug 2013–Present
Informatica Umanistica S.r.l. semplificata
Jul 2013–Aug 2013
University of Pisa
Porting of Ashes software (an Application to Simulate Haplotype Evolutions) in CUDA
Jan 2013–Jun 2013
Soprintendenza Archivistica per il Piemonte e la Valle d'Aosta
Consultant and support for manteinance of a digital library software, for oral history as well as for new
digitizing and indexing projects of audio video files
Jan 2013–Jul 2013
Cooperation to Istella project, for the harvesting andh indexing of digital archives of Italian Ministery of
Jan 2011–Feb 2011
Webster International, London - UK
Freelance assignment
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Oct 2010–Dec 2011
Davide Merlitti
EtcWare - Rome
Analysis, design and development of a proof of concept and collaboration to the editing of guidance
documents for the development of a semantic-web powered digital repository of cultural resources
inside the Labc3.0 project
May 2010–Dec 2012
Project Manager
Liberologico S.r.l., Pisa, Italy
Project management of the research project CUSTOM - Cloud computing & application store of tourist
and cultural services
Jan 2009–Jun 2009
Software Developer
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
Design and implementation of the web site http://picus.sns.it/biblioteche_dei_filosofi
Private Modern and Contemporary Philosophical Libraries for the Research group on private modern
philosophy collections.
Jan 2009–Dec 2009
Software Developer
Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Implementationof PICO Validator, a software in C# for harvesting and validating OAI-PMH repository
of records conformint to PICO metadata profile
Jan 2007–Apr 2007
Software Developer
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
Design and implementation of the web site http://lila.sns.it/mnamon/
Mnamon: Ancient Writing Systems in the Mediterranean: a critical guide to electronic resources.
Jan 2006–Apr 2006
Software Developer
Ministero per i Beni Culturalie Ambientali - Soprintendenza per i Beni Artistici, Architettonici e Storici di
Pisa e Livorno
Planing of software stages for the data entry and validator software of ART PAST project.
Management of bug tracking system
Aug 2005–Mar 2006
Software Developer
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
Code refactoring and porting of the software http://lila.sns.it/eng/sns.html
SNS Greek&Latin from the Windows platform (C/C++, MFC) to Mac OS/X and Windows (C++, QT4)
Jan 2005–Jul 2013
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
Collaboration in several projects of information technology in the field of cultural heritage at
Laboratorio per l’Analisi, la Ricerca, la Tutela, le Tecnologie e l’Economia per il Patrimonio Culturale Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa - http://lartte.sns.it/
Coordinator of the software analysis activities in the context of the project CUSTOM
Editor of the technological and scientific project Culturitalia - www.culturaitalia.it
Development of a audio visual digital library system based on MPEG-7, OWL and SKOS in the
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context of the SHOAH project http://www.shoah.acs.beniculturali.it/
Consulting to Ufficio Catalogo della Regione Sardegna in the context of the software analysis of the
project SICPAC
Technological and scientific consultant in the context of the project CulturaItalia for metadata
interoperability issues, implementation of OAI-PMH repositories and metadata (crosswalks) mapping
Consultant for Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione in the context of the software
analysis of the project SIGECWeb
Development of XFT, a XML full text search engine for the website http://lartte.sns.it/
Jan 2005–Feb 2005
Software Consultant
Associazione Memofonte Onlus, Florence
Software consultant for the implementation of a Windows Application for the consultation of a CDRom data base of the historical archive "Anagrafe storica degli scritti di Giuseppe Pelli Bencivenni"
Dec 2004–Feb 2005
Sviluppo Italia S.p.A., Rome, Italy
IT consultant for the Feasibility Project “ARCHEOTEC - Definition of innovative methodologies for the
enhancement and exploitation of the archaeological site of Sybaris” (SdF cod. Cipe n. 106),
developed under commitment of Sviluppo Italia S.p.a. for the Calabria Region. The project produced
the design of an information system comprehending a relational database and a GIS for the
management and storage of archaeological documentation.
Jul 2004–Dec 2004
Consorzio Forma, Pisa, Italy
Consulting on issues related to the management of complex content models for digital libraries in the
context of the european project BRICKS
Mar 2003–Dec 2004
Software developer
M.B.I. Srl, Pisa, Italy
Developing of Digital Rights Management System for the OpenSky platform of Eutelsat S.A. based on
MS Windows Media DRM 9
Developing of software components for MS Windows XP Embedded platform for implementing a
prototype of set top box for digital satellite television and applications of near video on demand.
Designing of software applications for the integration of web contents on MHP and for the
encapsulation of IP traffic on DVB-T for advanced applications in the sector of digitale terrestrial
Aug 2002–Sep 2002
Consorzio FORMA, Pisa
Consulting for implementation of a data entry system inside the Palladio Digitale Project
Mar 2000–Feb 2002
Chief executive
Sémata S.r.l., Pisa, Italy
Chief executive of Sèmata S.r.l., a company CDC Group www.cdc.it
Project manager for the developing of a www.tecnovalley.net italian web search engine
Jan 2000–Mar 2000
Software Developer
Cantiere Navale F.lli Orlando S.c.r.l., Livorno, Italy
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Implementation of a C++ MFC Windows application for a touch screen digital signage system suitable
for trade shows and expos participations.
Feb 1999–Feb 1999
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
Lecturer at Post-graduated specialization courses on IT applications to Cultural Heritage held in
Cortona (IT). Lectures held on the use of innovative information technologies for the management and
exploitation of data related to the restoration of the Monumental Camposanto of Pisa.
Feb 1999–Mar 1999
Cortona Sviluppo S.p.A - Cortona
Lecturer for IT aplications for cultural heritage at post-graduate courses on Management of Cultural
Heritage organized by Scuola Normale Superiore di PIsa
Jan 1999–Jun 1999
Consorzio Pisa Ricerche, Pisa, Italy
Consulting for the development and management of a morphological system for the italian language
in collaboration with Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale of CNR - Italian National Reseach Council
Jun 1997–Feb 1998
Software Developer
Università degli Studi di Pisa, Dip. di Studi Italianistici, Pisa, Italy
Senior software developer working in Java for the implementation of a search and browse system for
the digital library www.springerlink.com Libreria Telematica Italiana in the context of the project CIBIT
Jun 1997–Sep 1997
Software Developer
Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, Rome, Italy
Collaboration to the CD-ROM edition of the "Vocabolario della lingua italiana". Porting in C language
of the modules "morphological analyzer" and "inflected forms generator" written in Object Pascal at
Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale of CNR - Italian National Research Council
May 1997–Jun 1997
Fo.p.ri Consorzio per la formazione e riqualificazione professionale, Rome
Course on software sytems for indexing and text rerieval
Dec 1996–Jun 1997
Istituto Professionale di Stato per i Servizi Commerciali e Turistici "Giacomo Matteotti", Pisa, Italy
Teaching in computer science - programming languages and systems for the development of
multimedia applications in the field of Cultural Heritage Tourism.
Apr 1996–Mar 1997
Software Developer
Opera della Primaziale Pisana
Analysis and software development for the informative system on the history and restauration of
Camposanto Monumentale - Monumental Cemetery in Pisa
Apr 1995–Dec 1995
Software Developer
Ministero per i Beni Culturalie Ambientali - Soprintendenza per i Beni Artistici, Architettonici e Storici di
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Software development for information sharing inside the offices
Mar 1995–Mar 1995
Ministero per i Beni Culturalie Ambientali - Biblioteca Universitaria di PIsa
Word/Wind course at Centro di Ricerca Informatiche per i Beni Culturali - Scuola Normale Superiore.
The course was targeted for the employees of the University Library
Sep 1994–Nov 1994
Comune di Piombino (LI), Italy
Course in applied computer science (general introduction and applied to document management) in
the context of a program of professional training for researchers in the field of multimedia and
traditional archives.
Mar 1993–May 1993
Software Developer
Comune di Novara, Italy
Software consulting, design and implementation of the Multimedia Catalogue of works of art of the
museum "Galleria Giannoni" in Novara (Italy).
Apr 1992–Mar 1993
Software Developer
Comune di Gibellina (TP), Italy
Consulting, design and implementation of a hardware/software system for the management of the
works of contemporary art of the museum "Museo Civico di Gibellina" in Gibellina (Trapani).
Oct 1989–Apr 1991
Diploma in Computer Science
Università di Pisa, Scuola Diretta a Fini Speciali in Informatica, Pisa, Italy
Dissertation titled "Il mantenimento della consistenza nel Sistema Logifom". The thesis aimed at
studying and developing the Truth Management System of the tool "Logiform", a shell to build decision
support and expert systems.
Mother tongue(s)
Other language(s)
Spoken interaction
Spoken production
Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user - B1 and B2: Independent user - C1 and C2: Proficient user
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
Organisational / managerial skills
Member of PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, a global membership association dedicated to
advancing the practice, science and profession of project managment, and upholds the Institute\'s
Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
Member of CUDA/GPU Computing Registered Developer Program
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Curriculum vitae
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Digital competence
Other skills
Application Developer, Systems Analyst and Project Manager in a wide variety of business
applications. Particularly interested in software engineering, web applications, web services, semantic
web, service oriented architectures and cloud computing.
Programming languages/IDE: C/C++, C#, PHP, Java, JavaScript, ActionScript 3; IDEs: Android
Studio, MS Visual Studio .NET, Eclipse, NetBeans, MonoDevelop, SharpDevelop, NuSphere PhpED,
Borland C++.
Software libraries and frameworks: .NET Framework, MFC, ATL, QT4, Prado3, OpenNebula, SOLR,
Fedora Commons, DSpace.
Design and management tools: UML, Visual Paradigm for UML, Oxygen XML Editor, Protege,
Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project, SparxSystem Enterprise Architect.
Methodologies: Unified Software Development Process;
Technologies: Content Management Systems, Digital Libraries, Cloud Computing, Digital Rights
Management Systems, GPU Computing (CUDA).
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