October 2015

Faster, Better, Cheaper

CHAOS Tuesday #95 is titled “Faster, Better, Cheaper”.  Our special guest for this show is Dan Ward.  Dan explains why NASA’s Faster, Better, Cheaper is a good idea in face of recent criticism.  You can get all three. Our PM2GO.com contribution is from Niels Groen on not getting blindsided. Ken Schwaber provides the CHAOS Cameo of the watering down of agile.

In this show we explore:

  • Faster, Better, Cheaper
  • Not getting blindsided
  • Dilution of agile

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Dan Ward

Dan Ward is a military technologist specializing in rapid, thrifty innovation. He is also the author of FIRE: Fast, Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant.


Jennifer Drake Ford

Jennifer Drake Ford is a voiceover artist


Ken Schwaber

Ken Schwaber is the Founder and President of Scrum Org. Scrum.org providing resources, training, assessment, and certification for Scrum Masters and Scrum Developers. Prior to starting Scrum.org, Ken had a software consulting business for almost 28 years. He is the co-author of Software in 30-Days: How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, And Leave Competitors In the Dust.



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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