Ms. Fox has over 30 years of programming & 25 years of data analytics, technical writing & SW development experience, which also includes over 15 years of specializing in DW and BI development in multiple industries. She has held the corporate positions of Customer Services Manager for an international software development group, IT Manager for a national risk management company, and is currently the President/Principal DW/BI Solution Architect at Fox Consulting, a Denver based firm specializing in client self-service enablement by leveraging existing technologies, high level management & operations process re-engineering, & DW/BI development/implementation consulting & coaching. Cher is passionate about improving performance & quality in DW/BI processes, automating “spreadsheet madness” & time consuming manual processes, reverse engineering reporting challenges to improve data quality, reliability & scalability, & improving management decisioning & operations efficiency overall. She enjoys advising on & participating in the development of DW/BI/SW projects in various roles in all stages of the SDLC. As a jack of many practices/tools (master of several), Cher often consults in the early stages of projects to wear many hats while the scope of a project plan and the necessary short/long term resources are being defined. She is also a valuable liaison between the business & IT as well as a safety net on existing projects if a resource is unavailable/eliminated and the project role still requires fulfillment. Cher is a board member for the Colorado Chapter of TDWI (The Data Warehouse Institute.) She is also very active in the SQL community, collaborating at local SQL Saturdays, SQL Server users group, PASS Summits and BA conferences.