August 2014

I Hate You

CHAOS Tuesday #57: is titled “I Hate You”. Our special guest for this show is Evan Sorensen is the founder and director of the New England Institute for Marriage and Family Therapy.  Like families, projects often have members that just don’t like each other. Sometimes these sour relationships is temporary, other times it is longed lived.  In any case people that do not like each other have to work together for the good of the project.  In this CHAOS on Couch segment we discuss how to deal with people that hate each other. In part 2 of the Modernization in Place (MIP) series Harry Scott outlines Step 1: Database Modernization. Lee Cunningham explains how they keep their tools simple to learn, use and understand. Lee Gesmer in CHAOS on the Law presents Viacom v. YouTube, a DMCA Copyright Case. In this show we explore:

  • How to deal with people that you hate
  • How to deal with people that hate you
  • MIP: Step 1 Database Modernization
  • Keeping PM tools simple
  • Viacom v. YouTube case


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Evan Sorensen

Evan Sorensen is the founder and director of the New England Institute for Marriage and Family Therapy. After earning his MS Degree from Fuller Theological Seminary School of Psychology in 1995, Evan held clinical and executive leadership positions with well-known organizations in California and New Hampshire. Evan is currently an adjunct faculty professor for Providence College and Seminary – Graduate School of Counseling Psychology at the Calgary and Manitoba, Canada campuses.


Lee Cunningham

Lee Cunningham is the Director of Enterprise Agile Enablement at VersionOne. He works with senior organizational leaders around the globe, assisting them in developing business agility through alignment of all parts of the enterprise. He believes it is necessary for people to enjoy their work in order to consistently deliver high-value, high-quality products and services, and he derives great satisfaction in helping them do so.


Lee Gesmer

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.


Harry Scott

Harry Scott is the co-founder of Carr Scott Software. Carr Scott Software specializes in database, middleware, and modernization software. Mr. Scott has a mix of technical and interpersonal skills and expertise that make him well suited to help organizations modernize their legacy applications.



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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