Richard J. Kachur is the author of The Data Warehouse Management Handbook (Prentice Hall, 2000). Kachur is the lead data warehouse architect for TMP Worldwide, a leading provider of Internet, data warehousing and data quality engineering solutions. His diverse 23-year background includes systems methodology consulting,project management, information systems planning, data administration, business process reengineering, customer relationship management, enterprise data modeling, object oriented analysis, data warehousing, data quality management, repository administration and case technology management. His data warehousing background covers government, insurance, oil and gas, retail, telecommunications, transportation and utility corporations. For further information on Kachur's background or available publications, please contact him at email@example.com.