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.

Podcasts

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… 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

Recipe for Success

CHAOS Tuesday #83 is titled “Recipe for Success”   This is a special single segment show dedicated to an example case for our recipe of success and CRAPOLA. This case is a good example of a modernization project.  One of the highlights is the idea of wandering software.  Margaret Olson provides the example and the example is a project she ran… Read more

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