June 2015
30
Tuesday

Absorption Theory

CHAOS Tuesday #89 is titled “Absorption Theory”.  In the introduction Jim Johnson will explain Absorption Theory. In our first session Marc Check, VP of Technology for Rock’N Roll Hall of Fame will tell how he inspires his team and stakeholders. He will provide concert examples for his time of the Boston Museum of Science.  In our second segment Jim Crear and Jim Johnson will first define software derivatives. The Jim team will also show the benefits of software derivatives.  The book review is Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World Written by: General McChrystal. The CHAOS Cameo is supplied by Margaret Olson.

 

In this show we will explore:

  • Absorption Theory
  • 3 Absorption Concepts
  • Inspire Team & Stakeholders
  • Software Derivatives 
  • Team of Teams




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Guests

Marc Check

Marc Check is the Vice President of Technology at the Rock’N Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Marc Check’s experience includes senior management positions at the Museum of Science of Boston, the National Center for the History of Electronic Games, American Journal of Play, Strong National Museum of Play and Rochester Museum & Science Center.

 

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.

 

Margaret Olson

Margaret Olson is a seasoned software executive and serial entrepreneur. She was most recently Senior Director of Social Platform at Nokia and is currently looking for her next adventure. In 2005 Margaret co-founded Plum, acquired in September 2009 by Nokia. Plum was one of the first web and mobile applications for private social networking and group conversations, targeted at real world social groups such as families, close friends and co-workers. In 1997 Margaret was one of the two people in an attic that created the powerhouse that became Constant Contact. As CTO she was responsible for the SaaS system that scaled Constant Contact from it's early days to profitability.

 

Hosts

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.

 

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