The Standish Group’s mission is to change the world in the way software projects are managed. The new dawn in software project management will result in healthier and more rapid software development. We will accomplish this through the promotion and advancement of software value techniques and philosophies. Our philosophy is based on: 1) Group refection 2) Intensive primary research and 3) Constant feedback.
Don Haderle is an IBM Fellow, CTO and the father of DB2. Don retired from IBM in 2005 after 37 years. As CTO for data systems in IBM, Don led the creation of new information management. Don is helping several start-ups and early stage organizations with both technical and management advice.
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.
Bill Heil is the Chief Bottle Washer (CBW) at VMware. Prior to VMware, Bill was the President and COO for WebEx. Bill was also the general manager of Compaq’s Business Critical Server Division. Before Compaq, Bill was the general manager for Tandem Computers. Bill is a graduate of MIT and Harvard Business School.
George Hogan is senior vice president of Wex International formally Wright Express. Mr. Hogan has served as the general manager of Fleet One and the CIO of Wright Express. Prior to Wex International George held senior and technical positions at Visa International, Unum, and Security Life of Denver. Mr. Hogan has his MBA from Boston University.
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.
B. Lee Jones is an experienced and seasoned CIO. Lee is the Director of Information Technology for the County of San Mateo Office of the Assessor, County Clerk-Recorder, & Elections Office. Lee has been a featured CIO speaker at Stanford, UCLA and many other management conferences. Lee is the moderator of a monthly CIO Roundtable in the SF Bay Area.
Marty Joyce is an Executive Management Consultant for Health Plans & Key Vendors in the Health Plan Sector. Mr. Joyce held senior management positions at Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, A. T. Kearney, Coopers & Lybrand, and Bradford Trust.
Robert Kelley is a senior professional with experience in IT from start-ups and Fortune 200 companies. Mr. Kelley has much experience with SAP and Oracle, especially in FDA compliance and governance.
Keith is the Director for Portfolio and Program Management with Robbins-Gioia. He has worked with public, private, and international organizations to improve business outcomes using program and portfolio management rigor. He co-wrote and published “Program Management for Agile”, a research report on adoption and leading management practices in Agile development environment.