Jill Nicola is a strong advocate of object thinking in software development. She has over fifteen years experience in object-oriented software development as a developer, designer, mentor, consultant, and object modeler. Commercial applications object modeled by her include order workflow, supply chain management, online auctions, document management, and e-commerce systems. Jill has co-authored two books, including Streamlined Object Modeling (ISBN: 0-13-066839-7) and written several articles, white papers, and comprehensive training courses for Smalltalk, Java, and object modeling. Jill has a MA for Cognitive Science studies from the University of California, Irvine, and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Virginia.