Norman Daoust established Daoust Associates in 2001. Within the first three months he had contracts with two national government organizations. Norman served on the Board of Directors of the Independent Computer Consultants Association for eight years, served as president for a year, and coordinated its Mentor Program for people considering consulting. In 2011, Norman published the book Requirements Modeling for Business Analysts Using UML. He specializes in helping organizations define their data requirements by serving as an enterprise data architect and is a recognized expert in electronic healthcare data exchange. Health Level Seven International named Norman Daoust as one of only 25 people in the world to receive their inaugural HL7 Fellowship award. The award was established to recognize HL7 members with 15 years active membership and outstanding service, commitment and contributions to the organization.