Dan Ward

Dan Ward is a military technologist specializing in rapid, thrifty innovation. He is also the author of FIRE: Fast, Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant.

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Faster, Better, Cheaper

CHAOS Tuesday #95 is titled “Faster, Better, Cheaper”.  Our special guest for this show is Dan Ward.  Dan explains why NASA’s Faster, Better, Cheaper is a good idea in face of recent criticism.  You can get all three. Our PM2GO.com contribution is from Niels Groen on not getting blindsided. Ken Schwaber provides the CHAOS Cameo of the watering down of… Read more

Good Scrum

CHAOS Tuesday #92 is titled “Good Scrum”.  In Jim Johnson’s introduction he provides our definition of the agile process, which is one of the 10 Factors of Value in the Factors of Value Report.  In our first segment Ken Schwaber tells us what makes a good scrum master, a good product owner, and a good scrum team.  In our second segment Richard Mark… Read more

Lean Execution

CHAOS Tuesday #91 is titled “Lean Execution”.  In the introduction Jim Johnson explains Lean Execution which one of the 10 Factors of Value in the Factors of Value Report.  In our first segment Dan Ward outlines his new book Simplicity Cycle.  He presents the major takeaways from his book. In our second segment Margaret Olson discusses wandering software and how to deal with wandering… Read more

On Fire: Part 1: Only Count What Counts

Air Force LT. Col, Dan Ward is our special guest for the On Fire series. This program series focuses on issues brought forth in his new book “FIRE: Fast, Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant. This show called “On Fire: Only Count What Counts” presents an overview of Dan and his book.  A highlight  is on only counting what counts. In addition to… Read more

On Fire: Part 2: Complexity versus Easy

Air Force LT. Col, Dan Ward is our special guest for the entire On Fire series.  This program series focuses on issues brought forth in his new book “FIRE: Fast, Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant.  This show called “On Fire: Complexity versus Easy” presents an in-depth discussion on the difference between things that are complex and things that are easy. In… Read more

On Fire: Part 3: Faster, Better, Cheaper

Air Force LT. Col, Dan Ward is our special guest for the entire On Fire series.  This program series focuses on issues brought forth in his new book “FIRE: Fast, Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant.  This show called “On Fire: Faster, Better, Cheaper” presents an in-depth discussion on the NASA’s Faster, Better, Cheaper program.  In addition to Dan, we will have… Read more

On Fire: Part 4: Failure Tolerance

Air Force LT. Col, Dan Ward is our special guest for the entire On Fire series.  This program series focuses on issues brought forth in his new book “FIRE: Fast, Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant.  This show called “On Fire: Failure Tolerance presents an in-depth discussion on organizations that have a tolerance and even positive attitude towards project failure. In addition to… Read more

Sponsor Inspiration

Our special guest for this show is Dan Ward.  Dan explains how he inspires his teams to do great work.  He provides his thoughts on how great leaders focus on the mission and not on the paperwork or process. Gail Raynus provides the CHAOS Cameo on learning by teaching. In addition, I will provide a book review on Inspire.   In this… Read more

The Good PM

CHAOS Tuesday #94 is titled “The Good PM”.  Our special guest for this show is Jim Kneeland. Mr. Kneeland will provide his opinion of what makes a good project manager. Our PM2GO.com contribution is by Jon M Quigley on tools & transparency. Dan Ward supplies the CHAOS Cameo on innovation. In this show we explore: What makes a good PM Tools &… Read more

Tuesday @ the Museum Part 1: Let’s Play

CHAOS Tuesday #50: is the first part of a four part series titled “Tuesday @ the Museum”.  Marc Check is the Associate Vice President, Information and Interactive Technology, Museum of Science of Boston.  Marc is leading the Boston Museum of Science transformation to higher levels of interactive exhibits with greater data feedback systems.  The Museum's mission is to play a… Read more

“F-35" Project

CHAOS Tuesday #99 is titled “F-35" Project.  Our special guest for this show is Dan Ward. Dan is the author of FIRE: Fast, Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant. Dan will provide his thoughts on the F35. PM2GO.com contribution is Jennifer Lynch book review of “What Matters Now”. Lon Allen supplies the CHAOS Cameo on his thoughts on clarity of purpose. In this… Read more

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