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Cape Cod Technology Council

We will be releasing Wisdom Wednesday # 7 and CHAOS Tuesday Show #128 on January 22nd. This show provides an overview of the Cape Cod Technology Council.  Our guest of this show is Bert Jackson, Chief Executive Officer of Cape Cod Technology Council.  Mr. Jackson presents how the council moved from in-person to virtual meetings and the results of the transition. Bert talks about the main area of focus of the Cape Cod Technology Council (CCTC).  Learn how these areas promote social change in the Cape Cod Region.  Also learn about some of the guest speakers and their topics at the in-person and virtual meetings.  Bert outlines many of the other activities, sub-committees, and management structure of the organization. In the video, and podcast you will take away:

·      In-person to Virtual Transition

·      Overview of CCTC

·      How CCTC promotes Social Change

·      CCTC Operations

·      CCTC Educational services

2022 Predictions

Wisdom Wednesday # 6 and CHAOS Tuesday Show #127 is on the 2022 predictions. This show and the formal prediction report were created by Jim Johnson, Hans Mulder, and The Standish Group, but they were influenced by surveys and interviews of leading technology executives. We estimate our forecasting has a hit rate of 80%, even with some very way-out prognostications. Our 80% prediction hit-rate over the past 30 years has enabled our members to be better prepared.  Every year for 30 years we presented the word of the year. The word year often and in the year, influence many of the predictions.  In the video, podcast, and formal report you will take away:

·      The Word of Year

·      Five Rules and prediction for 2022

·      Bonus Prediction from Hans Mulder

·      Suggested Actions 

·      Caveats

You can watch or listen to 2022 Prediction show by going here: https://www.standishgroup.com/chaostuesday/podcast/view/id/129

You watch the 2022 Prediction on YouTube by going: https://youtu.be/b5TJUhQlyUY

You can download the 2022 Prediction report by going here: https://www.standishgroup.com/files/billboard/2022-Predictions-Layout2.pdf

 

 

 

Our First Five Wisdom Wednesday Shows

In September, we released our first Wisdom Wednesday Show. Each Wisdom Wednesday last only 20 minutes and features a single speaker. So far, we have released 5 shows. You can watch these meetings and upcoming meetings on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_EU5SvxowiTymjTsy2tf6w

Wisdom Wednesday #1 is on Philosophy & Ethics of Cybersecurity. Our guest and speaker is Thornton May. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-r7XNwQvqs&t=15s

Wisdom Wednesday #2 is on Change Dynamics. Our guest and speaker is Dion Kotteman:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLkPPdLJCOI

Wisdom Wednesday #3 is on Healthcare Moonshots. Our guest speaker is Tim Chou. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEx9PIYCem4

Wisdom Wednesday #4 is on preparing IT for 2025. Our guest speaker is Bruce Barnes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZd92FISK0k&t=58s

Wisdom Wednesday #5 is on the Future of Work. Our guest speaker is David West: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7UauDvLctY

We will be releasing our Standish predictions over the next couple of weeks in a video, podcast, and a formal report.  Look for it on www.standishgroup.com.  You can also look for our predictions on our YouTube channel

 

 

 

Future of Work

We just released our Wisdom Wednesday # 5 and CHAOS Tuesday Show # 126 is on the future of work. In this show we explore what the future holds for knowledge workers with a global perspective. Our guest speaker is David West. Dave is an experienced and highly skilled advocate of the agile process and scrum methods. As the CEO of scrum.org, David has travel through time and space using Zoom with his scrum educational partners thought-out the world to gain a better understating of the future of work. David explains how changes using a generalist in the mainstream and specialists for distinct activitities are one of the keys to the future of work.  Dave will focus on three elements he sees the future of work. In this show you will take away:

  • ·      Generalist v. Specialist
  • ·      Changes in Culture
  • ·      Agile Everywhere
  • ·      The Human Element
  • ·      Motivation

Note: Joining Dave are two panelists: Jim Crear, our CIO and Gene Sorbo, the CEO of Strong Tower Solutions, plus Jim Johnson as the host. 

In addition, our adviceblogs will feature excerpts from this show during the week on December 6, 2021

You can watch or listen to the Future of Work show by going here

https://www.standishgroup.com/chaostuesday/podcast/view/id/128

 

Note: To watch this show you need to be a registered user - Register here: https://www.standishgroup.com/registration

Preparing IT for 2025

We will be releasing our Wisdom Wednesday #4 and CHAOS Tuesday Show #125 is on preparing for 2025 on November 13, 2021. In this show we explore how to prepare general IT by 2025. In this show we explore how to prepare general IT by 2025. Our guest speaker is Bruce Barnes. Bruce is a proven C-Level executive and college educator with a strong multi-industry background. He is a strategic thinker with very successful tenures in leading large organizations. Bruce will lay out what he has learned from high-level IT executives on preparing for 2025 during many of his The Digital Solutions Gallery events. We will also be releasing the show as a podcast under CHAOS Tuesday.  

 In this show you will take away:

  • Technology advancements
  • Workforce
  • Global Playing Field
  • Cybersecurity
  • Culture

You can watch or listen to Preparing IT for 2025 by going here: https://www.standishgroup.com/chaostuesday

In addition, our adviceblogs will feature excerpts from this show during the week on November 15, 2021

Note: To watch this show you need to be a registered user - Register here: https://www.standishgroup.com/registration

 

 

Healthcare Moonshots

We will be releasing our third Wisdom Wednesday on October 30th, 2021. This is an On-Demand video. This show is on Healthcare Moonshots. Our guest speaker is Tim Chou. Tim is a founder in Bevel Cloud, an edge platform for sharing medical data. Joining us is Harry Scott, Software entrepreneur and angel Investor. Harry is an investor and special advisor to Dyad Medical, which is a partner with Bevel Cloud and uses large datasets with AI for cardiac diagnostics. We will also be releasing the show as a podcast under CHAOS Tuesday.  In addition, our adviceblogs will feature excerpts from this show during the week on November 1, 2021.

In this Moonshot show you will take away: 

  •     How medical edge computing works
  •     How Dyad uses Bevel Cloud in their Services
  •     Future of edge computing, large datasets, and AI
  •     What is the Bevel Cloud Studio
  •     How HIROs are Continuous Learning Environments

You will be able to watch or listen to Healthcare Moonshots by going here https://www.standishgroup.com/chaostuesday/podcast/view/id/126

Change Dynamics

We released our second Wisdom Wednesday. This show is on Change Dynamics. Our guest and speaker is Dion Kotteman.  Dion Kotteman is a former CIO, a current author, and consultant.   Dion is a partner in Gray Matter Matters. Joining us on our panel is Hans Mulder, our director of European Research, Jim Crear, our CIO, and Allan Salek, Program Leader: Complex, High-Risk or Troubled Transformations.  We will also be releasing the show as podcast under CHAOS Tuesday.  In addition, our adviceblogs will feature excerpts from this show during the week on October 18, 2021

Go here to watch this show: 

https://www.standishgroup.com/chaostuesday/podcast/view/id/125

 

The Philosophy & Ethics of Cybersecurity

 

Wisdom Wednesday is our new video series. Wisdom Wednesdays will feature a cast of notorious speakers and timely topics. We plan to release one or two shows per month. Our first Wisdom Wednesday is on Philosophy & Ethics of Cybersecurity. The show will be released on September 22, 2021.

 

In this show we explore the personal responsibility of cybersecurity.  What is the integrity of cybersecurity. Who has control of cybersecurity. In this program we consider how do we get to a call to action. What does cybersecurity look like in 2025. Our guest and speaker is  Thornton May.  Thornton is a noted speaker, author, and futurist. He is the Founder at The Digital Value Institute.  Joining us on our panel is Harry Scott, Software entrepreneur and angle Investor, Allan Salek, Program Leader: Complex, High-Risk or Troubled Transformations.

 

Takeaways:

 

    Definition of Cybersecurity Philosophy

    Personal Cybersecurity Responsibility

    Cybersecurity Integrity

    What can YOU do about Cybersecurity

    What does Cybersecurity look like in 2025

 

Note: It will be released on our podcast platform: CHAOS Tuesday on the same date if you would rather just listen than watch

New Standish Series: Atomic Flow

During the week of July 19, 2021, we will be presenting a five-part seriesbased on James Clear’s “Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Onesbook.  Clear offers a offers a framework for improving your habits every day.  The frame centers on the smallest unit of a habit such as doing one push-up or getting dressed to do one push-up. This is the premise behind Infinite Flow. Watch the daily Standish advice microblog to read this series. Read these microblogs which is one small task every day.

 

 

 

Now on Demand: VoiceAmerica

Listen when you want: https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/131880/achieving-successful-program-execution-a-research-based-approach

Achieving Successful Program Execution: A Research-Based Approach 

July 8, 2021

Hosted by William Ulrich

Guest Jim Johnson 

Episode Description

Why do projects fail, or fall well short of their original goals? That is the topic that this episode of The North Star will explore. Jim Johnson, researcher, author, inventor, and Standish Group Chair, will join William Ulrich to share what he has learned over the past three decades on this topic. Jim is the author and researcher behind the widely quoted Chaos Report. He will share his insights into the report’s findings based on 25 years of data into failed, challenged, and successful projects, discussing why some projects fail, where others succeed. The Chaos Report has consistently shown that roughly only one third of projects have historically been successful. Jim will also discuss the concept of decision latency and its effect on project performance. In addition to latency, Jim will discuss team maturity, scoping challenges, user involvement, complexity, and a host of other project performance factors. He will also share what he sees as a way to shift historically poor project performance to more positive trends based on his latest work, which involves implementing software without using project management. Join the discussion as Bill and Jim explore the project deployment challenges that have plagued so many organizations around the globe over the past three decades. For more Information: https://www.voiceamerica.com/promo/episode/131880

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