We are custom software engineers with a focus on business intelligence. Founded in 2006 by Rod Plummer and Erik Nodland, Shoothill started out with live mapping tools, but rapidly diversified and are currently equipped to tackle any digital challenge for any audience, corporate, commercial, and consumer alike.
In our history we’ve won awards and broken records as software pioneers, offering digital transformation, web & app development, smart automation, data manipulation and third party integrations. Shoothill maintain a glowing reputation, with a track record of satisfied SME and blue chip company clients.
Though technology today is vastly different to that of 2006, Shoothill’s ethos remains the same. We are committed to delivering a quality service at competitive pricing, whilst remaining flexible and versatile for our customers. We value enduring professional relationships built on trust, and hold our clients’ needs paramount.
Our mission continues to be discovering innovative applications of emergent technologies to real world problems, and driving business growth with bespoke digital solutions.
Launched free portal to connect suppliers and buyers of Personal Protective Equipment throughout crisis.
Expanded our services more readily to the U.S. market in pursuit of new initiatives.
Now distributed as our own software product, HousebuilderPro revolutionises the home building business.
Leveraged data from National Flood Insurance to raise awareness of flood risk across America
Developed a customer portal managing and displaying billing data and weather reporting.
Commissioned to develop a system providing communities in Australia with dam and river height data.
Under the brand Water Plus Protect, provide commercial flooding data to multinational retailers.
Visualise masses of attendance, accident and socio-economic data as part of their Community Safety Strategy
Visualised the organisation’s wealth of environmental data on an interactive map.
The first flood risk assessment tool for UK consumers generated hundreds of thousands of hits in its inaugural year.
Shoothill’s founders were honoured with this award by Sir Tim Berners Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web
A free site visualising data from over 3000 gauges across the country, each connected to Twitter.
Shoothill supply live flooding data API for the software community to use during the Emergency Flood Hack.
Sky News & Newsnight feature FloodAlerts in their in-depth reporting of a serious UK flooding event.
The map tracks the live position of the Torch via GPS and receives 450,000 hits on the first day!
The Guardian and Virgin Media Business’s Innovation Nation awards reward the most innovative use of technology in the UK private and public sectors.
Shoothill launch FloodAlerts.com and receives over 100,000 hits in first four hours. The system has gone on to receive a total of 28 million hits to date (2018).
Leading BBC technology show profiles Shoothill’s FloodAlerts to a prime-time Friday night audience.
Shoothill and the Environment Agency launch Facebook FloodAlerts app.
Shoothill create the world’s largest Deep Zoom fan mosaic which is made up of 1 million individual images and is over 6 acres in size!
Shoothill produce an interactive Deep Zoom of a gigantic England flag made up of 100,000 fan images projected onto the side of Manchester Town hall during a publicity event.
This is Shoothill’s first experience of content going viral with over 1m worldwide hits.
It achieves runner up in the Microsoft WPC Data Visualisation Partner of the Year Award.
Shoothill move to their first offices and employ first members of staff.
A new portal concept based on BING Maps.
Combine their sales & IT engineering expertise with their passion for technology to found a software firm.
Rod is a graduate of the famous Kellogg’s School of Management in Chicago, and responsible for the company’s overall strategy. His passion for technology and extensive sales & marketing experience has driven Shoothill’s success.
Erik is a Cisco CCIE Emeritus engineer with 30 years’ experience in the I.T. Industry. Responsible for maintaining our high technological standards business wide, he has enabled us to compete at the forefront of digital solutions since our inception.
Simon has over 16 years of commercial operations experience and applies his deep knowledge, gained from a variety of different business sectors, to oversee all aspects of new business development, software design and project delivery within Shoothill.
David applies his natural eye for design, and 25 years industry experience, to leading our design team. Liaising with both customers and the internal business operations team, he is responsible for determining our software’s look and functionality.
Josh joined Shoothill as an apprentice in 2016, and now provides end-to-end support across all projects with a focus on delivering customer satisfaction. Working closely with Simon he assists managing projects, directing our development team and juggling metrics to deliver a quality service to our customers.