Keith Franklin is president of Empowered Software Solutions (ESS) in Naperville, IL. He is a speaker at VBITS and a contributing author to Visual Basic Programmer's Journal. Keith assist clients with architectural issues with developing Windows DNA based Internet, e-commerce, and Distributed Client/Server applications. Keith is presently studying the .NET framework and working on SOAP and BizTalk implementations. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.