Tuesday @ the Museum Part 2: Serious Play
CHAOS Tuesday #51: is the second part of a four part series titled “Tuesday @ the Museum”. Our special guest for this series is Marc Check, Associate Vice President, Information and Interactive Technology, Museum of Science of Boston. In this show we consider some of the backroom projects, plus the creation of the “Hall of Life” exhibit. Marc is leading the transformation in changing the public relationship with the Museum’s science and technology. This show is called Tuesday @ the Museum Part 2: Serious Play. In addition to Marc, we will have Lee Gesmer with CHAOS on the Law talking about the user acceptance testing. In CHAOS on the Frontline we have Ellen Hancock’s opinion on user acceptance testing (UAT). In our editorial we consider return on investment for project and requirements.
In this program we explore:
- Interactive transformation
- Vendor user acceptance testing
- Legal issue with user acceptance testing
- Project return on investment
- In Search of the Obvious
Marc Check is the Vice President of Technology at the Rock’N Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Marc Check’s experience includes senior management positions at the Museum of Science of Boston, the National Center for the History of Electronic Games, American Journal of Play, Strong National Museum of Play and Rochester Museum & Science Center.
Lee Gesmer is a founding partner of the Boston law firm Gesmer Updegrove LLP. The firm, which employees 50 lawyers and support staff, was formed in 1986. Since then it has become one of New England’s leading technology law firms, representing hundreds of institutions ranging from large organizations, such as Harvard University, The Linux Foundation and ThermoFisher Scientific, to hundreds of small and mid-sized emerging companies.
Ellen Hancock is an experience senior executive having served as Chief Executive Officer of Exodus Communications, Inc. Chief Technology Officer of Apple Computer, Inc. and Chief Operating Officer of National Semiconductor Corporation. Mrs. Hancock worked at IBM for almost 30 years rising to the level of president and general manager of IBM’s Communication Products Division. Ellen is currently on the board of directors for several Fortune 500 and higher-level educational organizations.
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.