About the Author
Aidan Ward has a background in large software projects and application architectures. For the last seven years he has run the risk management consultancy business. He works within a network of distinguished specialists in many fields, to bring out issues of trust and risk management in a proper context. Aidan is the author of many papers on the application of risk management insights in particular domains and of the Scimitar Risk Management System.
John Smith moved into retail systems from aircraft engineering, designing and implementing some of the earliest EPOS systems. He has successfully used Antelope's SCIMITAR methodology in business projects in many parts of the world and in many cultures. Its adaptability and the ease with which it accommodates cultural context is a ceaseless source of wonder to him. John is a published author in his own genre, cliché fiction.