Dr. Indera E. Murphy is an author, educator and IT professional that has over 20 years of experience in the Information Technology field. Indera has written over 15 books on software topics including Crystal Reports, Xcelsius, ACT! Microsoft Works and OpenOffice.org. She has held a variety of positions including technical writer, programmer, consultant, web designer, course developer and project leader. Indera has designed and developed software applications and web sites, as well as, manage technology driven projects in several industries. In addition to being an Executive Director and consultant, as an online adjunct professor, she has taught courses in a variety of areas including project management, technical writing, information processing, Access, HTML, Windows, Excel, Dreamweaver and critical thinking.