Expert in Advanced PC Systems Design
Expert has spent considerable time and academic attention to the area of management decision making. He has worked to apply theory and technology to information systems development through the application of management decision models.
Expert has been actively involved in the design, programming, and implementation of over 400 database related systems. Most of these have been on the PC platform. He specializes in Paradox and Paradox for Windows systems.
Expert has studied and worked in this area for over 10 years and has designed many special user interfaces.
Expert is well versed in the use of both of these packages.
Expert has designed and customized many application software packages.
Expert has done hundreds of process analysis, design, and re-design projects, both stand-alone and in conjunction with new software application developments. He teaches this at the graduate school (Masters) level.
Expert has developed many decision-making tools and a model for high-level decision making. He teaches this at the Masters level and has presented a new visual approach to decision-making.
Expert has performed this as a key part of many consulting assignments. He wrote a large piece on increasing productivity through new software training approaches.
Expert has designed several hundred applications and consults widely on interface design. He teaches graphical user interface at the Masters level.
Expert understands that content is a key part of information visualization practice. Expert can consult in the areas of information content and information visualization.
Expert has over 20 years of experience with all size and sector firms in the field of information system management.
Expert has designed many information systems, especially databased systems, for firms for 20 years.He developed information design and visualization tools in conjunction with database analysis and data mining activities for a large healthcare management company. Expert designed many training programs for new software rollouts for medium to large Fortune 500 companies.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota - Saint Paul, Minnesota - Rochester, Minnesota - Burnsville, Minnesota - Saint Cloud, Minnesota - Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Minnetonka, Minnesota - Eau Claire, Wisconsin
|Year: 1989||Degree: Ph.D.||Subject: Information Systems||Institution: University of Wisconsin|
|Year: 1981||Degree: M.B.A.||Subject: Management Information Systems||Institution: University of Minnesota|
|Year: 1974||Degree: B.A.||Subject: Economic Anthropology||Institution: University of Minnesota|
|Years: 1983 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: President||Department: Undisclosed||Responsibilities: Expert provides software design, process analysis and design, user interface design, information design (including data visualization), IT organizational design, database applications, and general information services consulting to a wide variety of clients.|
|Years: 1985 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Undisclosed||Department: Department of Management Information Systems||Responsibilities: He chairs the Department, coordinates all graduate MIS courses, teaches, and lectures extensively.|
|Years: 1981 to 1984||Employer: University of Minnesota||Title: Undisclosed||Department: Support Services||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1981 to 1985||Agency: University of Minnesota||Role: Director of Support Services||Description: Expert directed all database and accounting operations for a large part of the University.|
|Years: 1999 to 1999||Agency: Minnesota Department of Learning||Role: Consultant||Description: He designed a new, comprehensive, web-based system for the state for client service and reporting.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Expert is an active member of the University of Minnesota Alumni Foundation and a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (an insurance-related association). He is also a member of MnIPS (Minnesota Information Professional Society), and several other groups.|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|He is certified to teach a wide variety of computer software packages, including Visio and a variety of business graphics programs.|
|Awards / Recognition|
|Expert received the Hennepin County Humane Society Special Volunteer Award for writing an expert system for the society.|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|He has 15 publications, and is working on a major book on process analysis with a national publisher.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Expert has designed courses which include the MBA program in Management Information Systems at Metropolitan State University in the Twin Cities.|
|He has experience in locating vendors of PC software and hardware, and peripherals.|
|French||Expert has some understanding of written French.|