May 2013


CHAOS Tuesday: Conversations in CHAOS – Show 5: Collaborating. In our fifth show, the CHAOS team and our special guest, Robert Holler, President and CEO of VersionOne, a leader in Agile life-cycle management tools and services discuss Collaboration. Collaborating is the act of jointly working together cooperatively to reach the project’s business objectives. In an application development project, users, sponsors, and technical people can collaborate on a number of issues, such as requirements, quality, costs, and schedules. In this session we also consider how on the agile process improves collaboration. We will consider:

  • Secrets to improve working better with other team members
  • Making team to team collaborating more effective
  • Getting people to collaborate
  • Improve relationships with diverse teams
  • Examples of effective collaboration

Part of CHAOS Tuesday looks at resources that an organization can use in to improve collaboration.


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Robert Holler

Robert Holler is President and CEO of VersionOne, a leader in agile project management tools and services. For the last 15 years, he has served as CEO, CTO, and VP of Development for several early-stage commercial ERP, HR/Payroll, CRM, and ALM software firms.



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.


Rick Brutti

Rick Brutti has more than 30 years as an entrepreneur and business consultant, assisting companies in raising capital and financial management.


Steve Swartz

Steve Swartz is CEO at SIZZLE PR. Steve is a veteran in public relations, marketing strategies, promotional concepts and direct sales using online, print, broadcast and cable media.


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