Dale Vile is Research Director at Freeform Dynamics, a leading IT industry research and analysis company. He specialises in monitoring how IT industry developments map onto practical business needs in the Enterprise and SMB sectors. Dale has a strong track record of conducting research to help IT suppliers and their customers better understand each other, and has designed and managed many independent research projects, often on behalf of blue chip clients such as Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Cisco, accumulating views and experiences from tens of thousands of IT and business professionals over the years. Prior to this, Dale’s career has involved management of large scale IT projects for organisations like Heineken and Glaxo (now GSK), along with a number of technical, management and commercial roles within IT vendors such as Nortel Networks, SAP, JD Edwards and Sybase.

Please visit www.freeformdynamics.com for examples of Dale’s recent work and further information on Freeform Dynamics.

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  1. […] This is a blog-based website for a new IT and business textbook, scheduled to be published in Spring 2007, called “The Technology Garden: Cultivating Sustainable IT-Business Alignment”. The book is being published by John Wiley & Sons. All the book’s authors (there are four of us – you can look at our bios here, here, here and here) will post to this site with thoughts about the topic, news on how the project’s progressing, and so on. We’d like to try and create some small kind of “centre of gravity” for debate and thinking around the topic – so if you have any feedback, ideas or questions, they’ll be very gratefully received (just comment on a post) and we’ll try to respond to them here! […]

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