C.A.P. Smith holds an engineering degree from M.I.T. and a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Arizona. He is currently an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Colorado State University. Cap teaches courses in enterprise systems at both the graduate and undergraduate level; he is the academic coordinator for SAP on the CSU campus. Prior to working for CSU, he was a senior scientist at the US Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center in San Diego, also know as SPAWAR. While at SPAWAR he conducted a program of research into decision-making and managed development of state-of-the-art decision support systems. He has published a number of scholarly articles in journals such as Human Factors, International Journal of Human-Computer Systems, and the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.