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Altis Consulting Boosts Business Intelligence Consulting Expertise with Two Senior Appointments

  • 04 August, 2008 08:54

<p>Sydney, 4 August 2008</p>
<p>Altis Consulting, an Australian owned consultancy offering specialist expertise in data warehousing, business intelligence and information management, has boosted its senior consultant team with the appointment of Frederick Venter in Sydney and Mike Forage in Melbourne.</p>
<p>Their combined experience provides Altis Consulting clients with two decades of experience in data warehousing and business intelligence consulting to a variety of private and public sector organisations in Australia, the UK and Southern Africa.</p>
<p>Frederick Venter joins Altis Consulting with over 13 years of experience in the IT industry and previously worked for the Johannesburg-headquartered E.com Institute in South Africa. During his two years with the organisation, Venter consulted to the Standard Bank of South Africa and State Information Technology Agency in all aspects of business intelligence and data warehousing.</p>
<p>He previously worked for BI Planning Services as a Business Intelligence Consultant to various organisations, including Anglo American Corporation, OVK – Agricultural Coop, Group 5 Construction, Midas and Total South Africa.</p>
<p>Venter has a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from the University of Pretoria.</p>
<p>Mike Forage joins Altis Consulting with over seven years’ experience in the design, development, implementation and production support of business intelligence and data warehousing solutions specialising in Oracle and Business Objects.</p>
<p>Forage was previously at Warner Music International where he was Systems Designer and held responsibility for the organisation’s global sales data warehouse. In addition, he was also the technical architect for its eventual replacement.</p>
<p>Prior, Forage was Data Warehouse Supervisor at BMG Entertainment UK where he was responsible for the analysis, development and maintenance of the UK data warehouse. He has also worked as a Business Objects consultant developer for Gartmore, an investment bank</p>
<p>John Hoffman, General Manager, Altis Consulting, said, “Altis Consulting is undergoing strong growth and both Mike and Frederick bring all the essential industry and technical experience elements to our data warehousing consulting operation as we enter this exciting stage in our development.”</p>
<p>About Altis Consulting</p>
<p>Established in 1998, Altis Consulting is a privately-held Australian company offering specialist consulting expertise in all aspects of data warehousing, business intelligence and information management, including customer data integration and master data management.</p>
<p>The company’s services include strategy, planning and architecture, solution delivery, and managed services. While the company has experience in almost every industry sector, Altis Consulting has particular expertise in telecommunications, government, logistics, financial services and utilities. Clients include, Allens Arthur Robinson, Auckland International Airport, Australian Customs, Janssen Cilag, Lend Lease, Macquarie Bank, NSW Police, Optus, Qantas, Telecom New Zealand, Telstra, and Vodafone.</p>
<p>Altis is also the Australian New Zealand partner for the Kimball University the foremost authority on data warehousing.</p>
<p>Altis Consulting has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Wellington and Auckland.</p>

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