November 2015

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. 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 done. In this show we will explore:

  • 30 years of CMMI
  • Perfect Executive Sponsor
  • Being Done

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Albert Soule

Albert Soule is a business development leader. His career includes key positions within industry leading, technology organizations; Systems and Software Consortium, Integrated System Diagnostics, Software Engineering Institute, Arthur D. Little, Prime Computer and others. Professional growth was achieved through positions including Marketing Services Manager, Senior Product Manager, Product Director, Business Development Director, Senior Management Consultant and Account Director.


Jennifer Drake Ford

Jennifer Drake Ford is a voiceover artist


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.



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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