Prof.dr.ing. Hans Mulder MSc BA is Standish European research director and professor at the Antwerp Management School. As the founder of his own company, Venture Informatisering Adviesgroep, he is on the management and executive boards of various IT companies. He is regularly engaged as an IT expert when conflicts between companies need to be resolved in or out of court.
he Modernization in Place paper includes a section on what we shall call “Crapola”—code that is rusting away and preventing progress on lifeblood advancements.
In order to compare the functional designs an investigation was set-up and more than a dozen of 'silent' hidden hyperlinks were discovered in the document of the three former employees.
Complexity is the root of the problem and as a university professor I was forever looking for answers.
The Standish Group has issued two companion papers. The first paper is “Rethinking the Public Spending on ICT projects” and the second paper is titled simply “Haze”.
In a follow-up to our Double Dog Dare post, we are comparing small projects to bicycle rides. Many projects are naturally small. In many parts of the world people commonly ride bicycles for transportation.
The Standish Group has said many times that users can be your best friend or your worst foe.