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 Expert  107670

Expert in Advanced PC Systems Design

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has focused his research and practice for the last several years on the design and implementation of PC-based office productivity systems. He has placed special emphasis on user interface design, decision support systems, and executive information systems. Expert is also an expert on Paradox and Paradox for Windows database systems.

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.


microcomputer system design


office automation




database management


advanced pc system


management decision-making


information system


executive information system


decision support system


relational database


relational database management system




computer user interface design


Quattro Pro


Quattro Pro for Windows


application software


business process re-engineering




designing productivity


graphic user interface


information content


information technology management

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
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;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1989   Ph.D.   Information Systems   University of Wisconsin  
1981   M.B.A.   Management Information Systems   University of Minnesota  
1974   B.A.   Economic Anthropology   University of Minnesota  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1983 to


(Undisclosed University)





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.

1985 to


(Undisclosed University)


Department of Management Information Systems


Professor and Chair


He chairs the Department, coordinates all graduate MIS courses, teaches, and lectures extensively.

1981 to 1984


University of Minnesota


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Career Accomplishments:

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.


He is certified to teach a wide variety of computer software packages, including Visio and a variety of business graphics programs.


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.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1981 to 1985   University of Minnesota   Director of Support Services   Expert directed all database and accounting operations for a large part of the University.
1999 to 1999   Minnesota Department of Learning   Consultant   He designed a new, comprehensive, web-based system for the state for client service and reporting.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • 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.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in software engineering for consulting on two web based systems and any similarities that could be avoided to protect copyrights and paten of each parties.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in with testifying experience.
  • Database applications expert for litigation consulting.
  • Expert for consulting on expert witness for patent litigation.
  • Expert in patent law for consulting on patent case; validity for plaintiff.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Expert has some understanding of written French.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has designed courses which include the MBA program in Management Information Systems at Metropolitan State University in the Twin Cities.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has experience in locating vendors of PC software and hardware, and peripherals.


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