Standard Architectural Environment
CHAOS Tuesday #84 is titled “Standard Architectural Environment”. The Standard Architectural Environment is a new CHAOS Factor of Success. In this session Jim Crear and Jim Johnson discuss why the change from “Tools and Infrastructure” to a Standard Architectural Environment. In our second segment Thornton May will discuss what a CEO wants in their CIO. Thornton May will also provide a example of modern CIO. The book review is titled “Reading People”. Ellen Hancock provides the cameo on risk and portfolio management.
In this show we will explore:
- What a CEO wants in their CIO
- Modern CIO
- Risk and portfolio management
- The Lean PMO
- Reading People
Thornton May is a futurist, educator, anthropologist and author. May is the author of The New Know: Innovation Powered by Analytics. He leads the IT Leadership Academy, and FutureScapes Advisors, Inc. Thornton combines empirical research and insightfulness in pattern recognition with gift for storytelling to address the information technology management problems facing executives.
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.
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.