December 2018

Distributing Decisions

CHAOS Tuesday Show #116 is on distributing decisions. In this show we explore the hows and whys of distributing and spreading decisions. The Standish Group research shows that a narrow and single decision process or flow causes major barriers and delays. Jim Johnson and Jim Crear have a casual conversation on the process of distributing decisions, and the majority of this show is focused on how to create multiple decision streams and broaden the decision landscape.  We will also cover some of the major features you can use to create multiple decision streams and broaden the decision landscape. Takeaways are:

  • How to break down decision barriers
  • How to distribute and spread decisions 
  • How to create a smooth decision process flow
  • How to use to distribute decisions 

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Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson is the founder and chairman of The Standish Group. He has been professionally involved in the computer industry for over 40 years and has a long list of published books, papers, articles and speeches. He has a combination of technical, marketing, and research achievements focused on mission-critical applications and technology. He is best known for his research on project performance and early recognizing technology trends. Jim is a pioneer of modern research techniques and continues to advance in the research industry through case-based analytical technology.


Jim Crear

Jim is the chief information officer and architect for The Standish Group International. He is an experienced executive with over 40 years of experience in the field of Information Technology. He has had a diverse career leading IT organizations in academia, biomedical, manufacturing, and software companies.


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