December 2015

Normalized Systems

CHAOS Tuesday #101 is titled “Normalized Systems”.  Our special guest for this show is Hans Mulder.  Hans Mulder provides us with an overview of Normalized Systems and some of it’s benefits. He also outlines the value of Normalized Systems. contribution is from Kirby Wadsworth and his thoughts on venture capitalists. Marilyn Smith supplies the CHAOS Cameo on her thoughts on user acceptance testing.

In this show we explore:

  • Normalized Systems
  • Venture Capitalists
  • User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

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Hans Mulder Hans Mulder MSc BA is Standish European research director and professor at the Antwerp Management School. As the founder of his own company, Venture Informatisering Adviesgroep, he is on the management and executive boards of various IT companies. He is regularly engaged as an IT expert when conflicts between companies need to be resolved in or out of court.


Jennifer Drake Ford

Jennifer Drake Ford is a voiceover artist


Marilyn Smith

Marilyn Smith is the CIO for George Mason University. Ms. Smith was the former Head of Information Services and Technology at MIT. She also worked at The Hanover Insurance Group and Liberty Mutual Group, and is a graduate of Babson College.



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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