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Senior Staff

Darlene Armstrong-Smith, President
and Principal Curriculum Developer

Darlene specializes in instructional design and curriculum development.  She is knowledgeable in all aspects of instructional design and the various methodologies employed to produce training material.

With over 12 years hands-on experience in instructional design and curriculum development, she is perfectly placed to produce and give customized Discoverer training based on your database.

Until June 2002, she was the senior curriculum developer for Navis llc.  Now she is Armstrong-Smith Consulting's principal curriculum developer and technical training designer.

The co-author, with Michael, of both the Oracle Discoverer and Oracle Discoverer 10g Handbooks, she is also available for the development of custom training solutions based on Oracle's E-Business Suite.

Michael Armstrong Smith, CIO
and Principal Business Intelligence Consultant

Michael Armstrong-Smith

Michael specializes in business intelligence consulting for the Oracle Discoverer Desktop, Plus, Viewer, and Administration products.  He is knowledgeable in all of the variants of the product from 3.1 Desktop to the latest 10g Plus.

An expert in configuring Discoverer and setting up end user layers, Michael also has extensive expertise in data warehousing, particularly with Oracle Warehouse Builder.

Co-author of the Oracle Discoverer Handbook and Oracle Discoverer 10g Handbook, a presenter at the Oracle Applications User Group, International Oracle Applications User Group and Oracle Development Tools User Group, and a member of the Oracle customer advisory board for business intelligence, Michael is available for training and consultancy world-wide.

Until January 2004, Michael was in charge of business intelligence for Logitech Inc.  During his ten years with Logitech, he led their business intelligence team from inception in 1998 through to 2004 when he joined forces with his wife to set up Armstrong-Smith Consulting.

An industry renowned expert in Oracle Discoverer and data warehousing, Michael is also a fellow of the Institute of Analysts and Programmers, Britain's leading professional body for programmers, systems analysts  and everyone who earns their living from the creation, development and testing of software.

Dale Jones, Operations Manager
and Senior Business Intelligence Consultant

Dale is a customer-focused, innovative, results-oriented professional with 17 years experience in the field of information delivery and complex technical reporting.

He has enabled project successes for customers and professional service organizations worldwide.

As a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant, Dale has practical expertise in Oracle Discoverer Administrator; Oracle Discoverer Report Writer; Technical Training with specialist knowledge of OWB, Data Warehousing and Oracle Discoverer; Data Warehouse Architect; OWB Developer; Oracle DBA; EDI Developer; Software Engineer; Distributed Systems Designer; Database Designer and Administrator; Systems Analyst; Senior Management



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