Alison Balter is the president of InfoTech Services Group, Inc., a computer consulting firm based in Newbury Park, California. Alison is a highly experienced independent trainer and consultant specializing in Windows applications training and development. During her 25 years in the computer industry, she has trained and consulted with many corporations and government agencies. Since Alison founded InfoTech Services Group, Inc. (formerly Marina Consulting Group) in 1990, its client base has expanded to include major corporations and government agencies such as Cisco, Shell Oil, Accenture, Northrop, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Prudential Insurance, Transamerica Insurance, Fox Broadcasting, the U.S. Navy, and others.
Alison is the author of more than 300 internationally marketed computer training videos and CD-ROMs, including 18 Access 2000 videos, 35 Access 2002 videos, 15 Access 2003 videos, 14 Access 2007 User Videos, and 18 Access 2007 Developer Videos. Alison travels throughout North America giving training seminars on Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, and Visual Basic for Applications. She is also featured in several live satellite television broadcasts for National Technological University.
Alison is also author of 13 books published by Sams Publishing: Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 95 Development, Al ison Balter’s Mastering Access 97 Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2000 Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2002 Desktop Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2002 Enterprise Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Microsoft Access Office 2003, Teach Yourself Microsoft Office Access 2003 in 24 Hours, Access Office 2003 in a Snap, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2007 Development, three e-books on Microsoft Access 2007, and Teach Yourself SQL Express 2005 in 24 Hours. Alison is a co-author of three Access books published by Sams Publishing: Essential Access 95, Access 95 Unleashed, and Access 97 Unleashed.
An active participant in many user groups and other organizations, Alison is a past president of the Independent Computer Consultants Association of Los Angeles and of the Los Angeles Clipper Users’ Group. She served as president of the Ventura County Professional Women’s Network for two years.
Alison’s firm, InfoTech Services Group, Inc., is available for consulting work and onsite training in Microsoft Access, Visual Studio .NET, and SQL Server, as well as for Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP, PC networking, and Microsoft Exchange Server.