Bill Walton's areas of special interest and expertise include performance measurement, integrated strategic planning, IT/business value, organizational change management, and technology driven change. Previously, Mr. Walton spent 17 years with Gartner Group and Real Decisions, where he was responsible for the development of several innovative IT measurement services and their associated analytical methods. Most recently, Mr. Walton was involved in the development of a set of management frameworks and tools that support IT strategic alignment and planning processes. Additionally, he has been active in the adaptation and application of Balanced Scorecard methodologies to IT change management issues. Mr. Walton has been active in the information and technology management field since 1977.