R. H. Terdeman is former vice president, Information Architecture, and chief data warehousing architect for EMC. In that capacity, he traveled worldwide to consult and advise customers on information architecture strategy. In addition, he consults on enterprise information design and flow using the Corporate Information Factory methodology. Terdeman is a well-known speaker and author of many books, the latest is Data Warehousing for E-Business, coauthored with W.H. Inmon and others. You can contact him at rterdeman@rogersmis.com.