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is a furniture maker and one of the few segmenters in the UK - turners that specialise in segmented turning.
has been turning since he
was 9 years old.
However, after a lapse of many years he
only started turning again in 1997.
started to specialise in segmented turning after spending a week with Bud Latven in 2003 and started to experiment with open segment turning in 2004 after meeting Jerry Bennett.
wrote many articles for Woodturning magazine
and was commissioned by GMC
, the publishers of Woodturning, to write a book on segmented turning.
The book entitled 'Segmented Turning - a practical guide' has been published by GMC
in the UK, Taunton Press
in the USA and Editions Vial in France.
Dennis completed a Masters Degree in Furniture Design at Bucks New University, High Wycombe - the National School of Furniture in 2012.
was awarded a distinction for his
work on the 'Owl Adjustable Rocking Chair' - a world's first. he
now concentrates on his
CNC Router and has published articles, books on the Personal CNC Router - see his
dedicated web-site: www.denniskeeling.com
has won many awards for his
work at various international competitions including:-
In order to promote the wider use of segmented turning, Dennis
has produced a 45 minute video explaining the techniques used to construct two different types of segmented bowls - a trailer for the video is shown below.
open segmented turning, Dennis
uses the SegEasy templates.
These were so costly to import from the USA that he
now buys them in bulk to resell them himself in Europe - far cheaper and quicker than importing them individually.
Accountancy Age Awards 2009 - Judges
Dennis Keeling, founder, Business Software Intelligence
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Dennis Keeling has been a Business Software Analyst for over 25 years.
once claimed that he
held the world record for sitting through more boring demonstrations of business software than anyone else in the world - a record never contested!
has advised some of the largest organisations in the world on business software selection.
first book - The Thesaurus of Business Software
was published jointly with the ICAEW in 1988.
went on to write his
top-selling detailed reports for Ovum
In 1993 he helped found BASDA, the representative body for over 150 software developers, and acted as its Chief Executive and President until he stepped down in 2008.
has presented at the Softworld exhibitions since they started in 1992.
has undertaken software reviews for Accountancy Age - but now in a 10 minute format.
continues to write articles for the press -
He is a member of the team supportingKnowledge Peersand has written various articles for them as well as taking part in various live interviews.
online directory covers all the business software products available in the UK.
But more importantly - how each product fits into the overall IT architecture - a true Thesaurus.
This directory forms the basis of an advanced software selection web-site that enables end-user customers to browse the whole UK software market and, using advanced selection criteria, find the most suitable packages to review in detail.
Selecting a Business System
To help take customers through the stages of selecting a business system, Dennis
has written a booklet which is freely available for download.
Softworld Accounting and Finance Solutions - Dennis Keeling (SoftComparison.Com)
Dennis Keeling is the Chief Executive of SoftComparison.Com - the UK's first software comparison web-site.
He has been a business software analyst for over 25 years and founded BASDA, the representative body for the software industry, which he acted as its Chief Executive for 15 years.
Microsoft Business Solutions - Damgaard Inc. Launches New North American Marketing Effort (DD)
The prospects of a true international ERP product are shared by Dennis Keeling, an internationally recognized business software analyst who is Chairman of the Board of the Business and Accounting Software Developers Association (BASDA.) Keeling joined Damgaard's board of directors at the end of 1998.
"The only way to have a coherent worldwide marketing policy was for Damgaard
to take ownership and responsibility for our products," he