Dan Horsey

Dan Horsey is a senior information technology executive. His expertise includes project management, software design and development. His skilled in networks, distributed processing, enterprise Architecture and technology strategy. He also has experience in marketing strategy, and business/technology alignment. Dan has held senior positions are the IRS, Bureau of National Affairs and Thomson Corp.


Customer Councils

CHAOS Tuesday #67: is titled “Customer Councils”.  The first segment of this show Ellen Hancock provides a discussion on the merits and uses of Customer Councils. Ellen shows us how she used customer Councils at IBM Network Systems. Mrs. Hancock worked at IBM for almost 30 years rising to the level of president and general manager of IBM’s Communication Products… Read more

Servant Leadership

CHAOS Tuesday #72: is titled “Servant Leadership”. Servant leadership is defined as the skill of influencing people to work enthusiastically toward goals identified as being for the common good. Our guests on our first segment are Gene Bounds, president of Bounds Associates, Marilyn Smith, the CIO for George Mason University. Dan Horsey, a senior information technology executive. They will discuss with… Read more

The 30 Year Lesson

CHAOS  Tuesday #100 is titled “The 30 Year Lesson”.  Our special guest for this show is Albert Soule.  Albert Soule will provide his thoughts on the lessons learned for 30 years of CMMI. PM2GO.com contribution is from B. Lee Jones and he suggests what makes a perfect executive sponsor. Dan Horsey supplies the CHAOS Cameo on his thoughts on being… Read more

Trustworthy Vendors

CHAOS Tuesday #58: is titled “Trustworthy Vendors”.  We have two panels debating the issue of Trustworthy Vendors. On our first panel is my co-host Jim Crear. Our three guests are Michael Blanford, Bill Niemi, and Robert Cline.  Our second panel is made up of Marilyn Smith, Dan Horsey and Gene Bounds. A trustworthy vendor is an organization that you can… Read more

Why Large Projects Fail Part 1

CHAOS Tuesday #38 is the first part of our series on why large projects fail.Our special guest for this program is Michael O’Brochta. Mr. O’Brochta was the original “Q” for the CIA. Michael discusses his major takeaways from the BigBang Boom paper such as users’ involvement and the iterative process.  He relates strong project management and projects to a new NPAC. .  In… Read more

Why Large Projects Fail Part 2

CHAOS Tuesday #39 is the second part of our series on why large projects fail. Our special guests are Dave Bicknell & Tony Collins authors of Crash: Ten Easy Ways to Avoid a Computer Disaster. Dave and Tony relate some of the UK projects, such as the London Stock Exchange and the Universal Credit projects to the possibility of a new… Read more

Why Large Projects Fail Part 3

CHAOS Tuesday #40 is the third part of our series on why large projects fail. Our special guest is Dick LeFave. Dick LeFave is an experienced Telecom CIO. This show highlights the experiences Dick had during the first NPAC projects and other large projects. Dick encourages the need for continuous Innovation in the telecom industry and how NPAC is a platform for Innovation.… Read more

Why Large Projects Fail Part 4

CHAOS Tuesday #41 is the fourth part of our series on why large projects fail.  Our special guests are Marilyn Smith and Gene Bounds.  Marilyn Smith is the CIO for George Mason University.  Gene Bounds is the CEO of Bounds Associates.  One of the major highlights of this show is the comments on the inspiring executive sponsor. How this type of executive… Read more

Why Large Projects Fail Part 5

CHAOS Tuesday #42: is the fifth part of our series on why large projects fail. Hans Mulder, Patrick Thibodeau and Frans Verstreken are our special guests.  The group discusses common traits of large project failures from their experiences.  Lost opportunities and motivations from large project failures. We hear about Examples of large project failures. In this program we explore: Common traits of… Read more

Why Large Projects Fail Part 6

CHAOS Tuesday #43: is the sixth part of our series on why large projects fail. Bill Niemi and Robert Cline are our special guests. Both Bill and Robert are CHAOS University Alumni. The pair discusses the challenges of implementing a solution into a diverse set of constituents. The pair also talks about how a large project can stifle innovation. In this… Read more

Why Large Projects Fail Part 7

CHAOS Tuesday #44: Our special guests are Bob Kelley and Michael Blanford.  Bob and Michael focused on what is in it for the users and the organizations.  Making decision based on firms dates and cost controls. Preserving the user experience during a major transition, Both Bob and Michael related projects similar to a new NPAC. In this program we explore: What is… Read more

Why Large Projects Fail Part 8

CHAOS Tuesday #45: is the eighth part of our series on why large projects fail. Ellen Hancock is our special guest. Ellen and Jim discuss common traits of project failure.  A highlight of the show is the discussion on measuring a portfolio of projects and products rather than individual projects.  Ellen talks about some of the events at IBM, Rolm, Apple and Exodus.… Read more

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