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,
and Principal Business Intelligence Consultant
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.
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