Dave Nicolette has been an IT professional since 1977. He has served in a variety of technical and managerial roles. He has worked mainly as a consultant since 1984, keeping one foot in the technical camp and one in the management camp. As a lifelong learner, he has always been interested in exploring better ways to deliver business value through information technology. Dave is focused on bringing together the best of tried-and-true methods, and the best of leading-edge methods, to help businesses realize the maximum return on their IT investments and efforts.