He is Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Ltd. As an analyst and consultant he specialises in business intelligence and enterprise business integration. With over 30 years of IT experience, Mike has consulted for dozens of companies on business intelligence strategy, technology selection, enterprise architecture, enterprise portals, business process integration, applications integration and data integration. He has spoken at events all over the world and written numerous articles. Mike is a resident expert on the Business Intelligence Network, providing articles, blogs and his insights on the industry. Formerly he was a principal and co-founder of Codd and Date Europe Limited - the inventors of the Relational Model - a Chief Architect at NCR on the Teradata DBMS. He teaches popular master classes in Business Intelligence, Performance Management, Enterprise Integration, Enterprise Portal Implementation and Enterprise Data Management.