December 2018

Avoid Decision Latency

CHAOS Tuesday Show #117 is on how to avoid decision latency. As The Standish Group Decision Latency theory states, “The value of the interval is greater than the quality of the decision.”  Jim Johnson and Jim Crear have a casual conversation on defining and combating decision latency, and the show will go on to discuss how to measure and reduce it.  We’ll also cover some of the major features you can use to reduce and avoid decision latency. Takeaways are:

  • Definition of decision latency
  • How to measure decision latency
  • How to reduce decision latency
  • How to use to measure decision latency
  • Advanced use of the to reduce decision latency

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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.


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.


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