Paul Turley is an instructor for Netdesk Corporation in Seattle. As a consultant, he has worked with Microsoft Consulting Services on enterprise-scale development projects and has created reporting solutions using Crystal Reports, Active Reports, and Access. Since 1988, he has managed IT projects, designed and programmed applications using Visual Basic 3, 4, 5, 6, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, and SQL Server. He obtained his MCSD certification in 1996. Other certifications include MCDBA, IT Project+ and Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF) Practitioner.
He designed and maintains www.Scout-Master.com, a web-based service that enables Boy Scout units to manage their membership and advancement records online using ASP.NET, SQL Server 2000, and Reporting Services. Paul has been a contributing author on books and articles including Professional Access 2000 Programming, Beginning Access 2002 VBA, and SQL Server Data Warehousing with Analysis Services from WROX Press.
Paul Turley contributed Chapters 1, 3, 4, 5, 10, 14, and Appendices D and E to this book.
Todd Bryant has been creating custom data-focused
applications and reporting solutions since the early eighties. He
began using Microsoft technologies in 1998 and the love affair
began. Todd has been contract programming, teaching, and developing
custom courseware every since. He is currently working as a trainer
at Netdesk Corporation, where he concentrates on Enterprise
Solutions, Com+ Services, and Object Oriented Programming using
both VB.NET and C#. His certifications include the MCSD, MCSE,
MCDBA, and MCT certifications from Microsoft, the CNA certification
from Novell, and both CompTIA's A+ and CTT+.
James Counihan started working with databases and
reporting applications when doing research for the government back
in 1979. Since then his program management and development
experience has been primarily in the retail and energy industries.
He's been teaching development courses at Netdesk Corporation in
Seattle for the past three years, focusing on integrating LOB
applications using Microsoft application servers and web
George McKee is a Solution Developer for Avanade Inc., a
Seattle-based integrator for Microsoft technology that's a joint
venture between Accenture Ltd. and Microsoft. George specializes in
the inhouse financial systems of Avanade. He has a degree in
Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University and has been
using computers and databases to resolve technical and business
problems for 25 years. George has MCAD and MCSD certifications.
When not sitting in front of a computer, George likes to be found
in backcountry skiing in the Washington Cascade Mountains. He can
be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dave DuVarney is a Senior Consultant at Aspirity, LLC
where he provides consulting and training services in the fields of
business intelligence and software development. He brings over 5
years of finance, programming, and development methodologies
experience to high technology business intelligence solutions.
Prior to joining Aspirity, Dave was a development instructor
teaching a wide range of Microsoft technologies. Dave also spent
his early career working for a Seattle-based CPA firm.