Client engagements and principal experience have included engagements and work with companies and organizations across public and private sectors.

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Client Portfolio

Augmentures’ principal Peter McCaughan, is passionate about adding and generating business value for clients, through the effective application of technology (science and art), via strategy and architecture approaches with a particular interest in business architecture and business capability development, and has successfully augmented many enterprises small, medium and large.



Client Engagement


Real Estate Short and Long Stay Management Software Vendor
Founder and Investor

Apartment Stay-

Real Estate Prestige Asset Management Services Provider,managing a multimillion dollar high end apartments portfolio
Founder and Investor

ANZesto Pty Ltd-

Troux USA Australasian Reseller - Business Capability and Technology Management Software Vendor
Co Founder and Investor


BioInformatics Software Vendor
Investor (also assisting with coordination of the investment round) – Second Round through Ice Angels of Auckland


Location Based Services Provider
Co Founder and Investor

RPM Retail-

Retail Business Intelligence Software Vendor
Co Founder Investor – Sold – Exited

Forte Solutions-

Airline Operations Management Software Vendor
Early Stage Investor - Sold - Exited

Quiet Agent-

HR Software Vendor
Early Stage Investor


Client Engagement


Real Estate Short and Long Stay Management Software
Established from ground zero, a software company providing a single cloud based “all in one” platform, engineered from an enterprise architecture (“town planning for business”) perspective, covering all aspects of real estate property management of short and long stay properties. Executive Director, designed, developed and implemented software platform covering hundreds of features, implemented software support systems, business operations systems, sales and marketing systems, client consulting driven implementation systems, recruited and trained staff.

Apartment Stay-

Real Estate Prestige Asset Management Services Provider
Established from ground zero, a serviced apartments management business (licensed real estate agency) focusing on management of high end luxury apartments, on behalf of owners, in the best buildings on Australias Gold Coast. Executive Director, designed and implemented business operations systems, sales and marketing systems, recruited and trained staff. Built client portfolio from scratch, managing a multimillion dollar real estate portfolio, transacting thousands of guest reservations. Business continues to grow year on year, powered by PLATFORMSTAY software (see PLATFORMSTAY) -

Airline Operations Management Software Vendor
Business Transformation Consulting, Client Implementation Approaches, Early Programme Management Approaches Consulting, scoping setup and management, follow on hands on project management of a range of client implementations refining these approaches. Assisted business through explosive growth phase, from startup to a more mature stage business,(@5 clients to 35 global airline clients) For more detail refer to Portfolios page


Global Business Capability and Technology Management Software Vendor Major Australian Federal Government clients. Major Private Sector Clients in Banking / Finance, Telecommunications, Energy and Media. Including Relationships / Engagements with Large System Integrators i.e Accenture Australia, Hewlett Packard and their clients.
General Manager ANZesto Pty Ltd, – Australasian Reseller for Troux Technologies of Austin, TX, United States. Established business, Managed Sales (Pre and Post), Finance, Legal Contracts and Consulting.Specialising in Sales/Product from a Client Business Issues / Client Operations Improvements opportunity identification and resolution perspective through product capabilities.

City of GoldCoast.-

Australias second largest Local Government entity.
Multiple engagements. Enterprise Architecture domain. Business and Information Architecture definition, Business / Enterprise Architecture staff mentoring and training.


Startup Location Based Services Concept
Venture developed with partners. Parked pending more appropriate market timing.


RHE Associates - Metis Reseller
Multiple Engagements – Pre-Sales Technical Consulting – Metis Enterprise Architecture Modelling Software, Clients including QIC, ING Direct etc.

RPM Retail-

Retail Business Intelligence Solutions Provider. Tuanz Innovation awards 2006 winner PWC Hi Tech Awards 2006 finalist.
Established from Ground Zero with 2 other co founders (one retail specialist, and one accountant). Executive Director, COO and CTO roles, from ground up personally designed, implemented and managed scalable business operations and technology systems and development, recruited and trained staff, built business to 300+ clients. Exited.


Consulting Fonterra New Zealand
Multiple engagements, during the merger phase of Kiwi Dairies (Taranaki), NZ Dairy Board (Wellington) and NZ Milk Products (Hamilton) into the new Fonterra entity. one included, 80 page architecture assessment facts, 20 page findings,5 pages recommendations,executive summary per a major system, recommendations accepted by Fonterra executive.

Forte Solutions-

Airline Operations Management Software Vendor
Multiple engagements, developed capability development roadmap, and then implemented, various capabilities, software development and testing approaches, project management, various business systems, to enable company to scale from 5 to 30 + clients. Acquired by Navitaire Inc (US based airline technology division of Accenture), comment from Navitaire “some of the best systems we have ever seen”.

IBM Global Services-

Working out of IBM US Tampa, FL office base, multiple Global Telecommunications clients in the Americas geographies. Including locations such as Guam, in the Western Pacific, Charlotte Amalie in the US Virgin Islands, in the Caribbean, Houston etc
Multiple client engagements, Implementations of ICMS Telecoms Customer Care and Billing Solutions on various Global client sites, as Product Specialist and Business Analyst (Rating and Pricing). Prior to shifting to the US, did engagement with IBM New Zealand ICMS head office supporting ICMS software for global clients.

Bank of New Zealand-

Credit Card Systems
Business Software Testing – Credit Card Systems.

Department of Labour (now Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment)-

Labour Market Policy Group), interfaces with New Zealand Immigration Service, New Zealand Employment Services Occupational Safety and Health, WINZ
Information Analyst with Labour Market Policy Group (2IC to IS Mgr, and working with economists, policy analysts, supporting information (via database and software development) supporting policy and econometric modelling per the groups provision of informed policy advice for Ministers of the Crown). Secondments to NZ Immigration Service Wrote Internet Enablement Paper (Capability Development Roadmap Vision) – GM of NZIS – “most inspiring paper I have ever read in my career to date”.

Inland Revenue-

Major FIRST Systems Project development and implementation alongside with Accenture staff, using Accenture Method/1 approaches.
Software Developer – Worked on the NZIRD development/implementation of FIRST projects including Child Support Agency establishment, various other tax types.

Digital (Compaq now HP)-

Consulting Systems Integrator Electricity Corporation, Transpower NZ
Multiple engagements, clients, software development for various.

KPMG Christchurch-

Multiple Software Development Engagements, Telecom NZ – Telebonds Software, Perkins Hargreaves Share Registry Software

NZI Securities Australia-

Leading Securities Investment Company with over $1bn under management.
Software Developer – various.

Advance Bank-

Leading Australian Financial Institution, since absorbed by St George Bank, now part of Westpac Group
Software Development and Support Installment Loan Accounting, Insurance, Investors Systems.

American Express-

Leading Global Charge Card Company
Programmer –Charge Card Systems Promotions Systems.