“Dave is the definition of a domain expert. He is one of the deepest, most knowledgeable professionals in the world of supply chain, logistics, and manufacturing. What makes Dave unique is his ability to translate that knowledge into well written marketing documents that are easily readable, and his ability to stand in front of a group and talk about these complex topic in an engaging style that is educational, engaging, and compelling all at the same time. Dave is a tremendous asset to any marketing organization as he can quickly bring to bear his immense knowledge and experience at a reasonable cost to provide content for marketing programs and events. I highly recommend Dave.” — Digital Marketing & Social Media Consultant, formerly Senior Director, Applications Product Marketing at Oracle Corp.
“I’ve known Dave for many years. His work is thorough, insightful and complete. His knowledge of the industrial sector is extensive. He writes well and quickly. On top of that, he’s a genuinely nice guy. I would recommend him to anyone.” — Senior Director, Marketing Communications; Servigistics, Inc.
“It has been my pleasure to know and work with Dave since 1987 when I hired him as an instructor and writer to work for me at GMD. In the 1990’s Dave performed several consulting and writing assignments for me when I was VP of Product Marketing at JD Edwards. The third time he worked for me was in the 2000’s while at Consona. He later wrote several white papers for associates of mine at Microsoft Dynamics. Dave is a consistent and excellent performer. He has a talent for understanding what material the customers (readers and students) want to learn and then wording/presenting the information is a way that is digestible for them. I highly recommend Dave.” — Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Corporation
“For those who know software — really, really know it — David Turbide has been a long-standing expert, who can assess and counsel on a wide variety of ERP solutions and problem-solving innovations in the industry. He is an expert on a manufacturing, with wonderful industry connections. He also is a gifted writer, who can communicate clearly on the most complex industry topics. Most of all, David is a trusted expert and industry insider, who’s White Papers and published articles have given ERP companies and manufacturing experts a roadmap of what is coming and how to leverage it for their businesses for nearly 15 years.” — Sr. VP Marketing; Macola Software
“Dave is a unique resource for the manufacturing community, and not someone who fits neatly into conventional categories. He’s much more hands-on than an analyst, much stronger at marketing than a process consultant. and much more of a contributor than a writer. I would describe him as an entrepreneur who applies knowledge, creativity, and a core set of journalistic, editorial and analytical skills to provide solutions for clients and business partners.” — President at GOTOMARKET, Inc. formerly VP Marketing at AMR Research
“Dave has a tremendous amount of domain expertise with the manufacturing and supply chain market, and is able to leverage that knowledge in a variety of ways. This includes business practice consulting, content development specific to the industrial sector and as a sounding board for strategy. Dave is a pleasure to work with, and consistently delivers on-time and according to the project requirements. I would recommend him particularly for those looking to leverage his extensive knowledge of the manufacturing industry. A great guy to work with!” — Owner, Marketing International, Inc., former VP Sales & Marketing at Lilly Software/Infor
“Top expert in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and production principles. Exceptual guy to work with and make things happen!” — President at ChainLink Research, LLC formerly VP Supply Chain at AMR Research, Inc.
“We hired Dave to write two white papers for a very picky client. The client loved what he produced and approved both with minor edits. Dave can interface well with clients, always coming across as friendly and personable while at the same time maintaining an air of professionalism. We look forward to working with him again.” — Creative Director; Tech Image, Ltd.
“Dave has a way of pushing past the jargon and complexity of ERP, supply chain, and other software technologies to articulate business approaches that nearly anyone can understand. The fact that he’s been involved in the industry and avidly writing and thinking about all of this for many years – with a focus on mid-market companies adoption – is a big bonus. If you need someone to write for or educate an audience that may have a mixed level of understanding, Dave can bring it down to the basics.” — Principal & Analyst; Industry Directions Inc.
“I have used Dave’s services on a number of projects over the years. He has excellent domain expertise in ERP, Supply Chain and Manufacturing and knows how to communicate complex topics or new ideas to all levels in a target audience. He always delivers professional work punctually at a reasonable cost.” — Director, Manufacturing Industry Solutions, Microsoft Business Solutions
“I have known Dave since the early 90′s. We have worked together on a number of projects. Dave is very knowledgeable, extremely articulate and very creative. Using these skills, he has the ability to take complex issues and communicate them effectively to any target audience. In addition, Dave has a significant following and credibility in the manufacturing industries.” — Founder and Managing Partner; Process ERP Partners formerly Senior VP; Marcam
“Dave is among the most knowledgeable analysts I have ever worked with. He has a thorough understanding of manufacturing processes, which serves him well in indentifying the appropriate solutions to apply to specific problems. In addition, Dave is very good at explaining the value of technology in terms that anyone can understand. In short, Dave is both and excellent analyst and author–a truly rare combination in the high-tech industry.” — Executive Editor, Manufacturing Business Technology, Reed Business Information
“Dave is fast, clear and knowledgeable in his writing. Add the fact that he can come onto the phone for a cold interview and immediately build rapport with the interviewee, and I don’t know what else you would want in a writing consultant.” — Director, Account Services; Tech Image
“Thanks again! You are such a pleasure to work with it makes my job much easier!! We love you over here!!!” — Editor, MFG.com
“TRUST is a key ingredient for a successful working relationship. For several years, I was a regular columnist for Dave’s Midrange ERP (Enterprise) magazine. Of the many editors I have worked with, he was one of the best. Why? Because of his extensive knowledge of ERP and related systems – coupled with his keen writing skills. I always respected Dave’s thoughtful comments. Always. That’s trust.” — Consultant, Industry Analyst, Writer, Author