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NPAC Transition Webinar

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No CHAOS Tuesday today. Instead watch a recent webinar on the transition of a very large project.  Jim Johnson, Founder and CEO of The Standish Group leads a discussion with Bill Reidway of Neustar as they discuss the transition of the Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC).  In this program the team will look at NPAC approval process, how a transition would be implemented, the technical and operational impacts on service providers, and who ultimately bears the costs and risks of losing functionality and stability.

The FCC is currently taking comments on a recommendation to change the NPAC by July 2015. Due to process delays, the timeline for making such a change, originally 26 months, is now under 9 months. The Standish Group estimates the chance of success for such a complicated undertaking at only 4% and costs in the hundreds of millions of dollars. In this program we explore:

  • Transition timeline
  • Service gaps
  • Impact of Future innovations (IP)
  • Accountability and governance
  • Costs of migration

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CHAOS Tuesday #51: Tuesday @ the Museum Part 2: Serious Play

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Listen Starting at 11 am on Tuesday, June 10th

CHAOS Tuesday #51: is the second part of a four part series titled “Tuesday @ the Museum”.  Our special guest for this series is Marc Check, Associate Vice President, Information and Interactive Technology, Museum of Science of Boston.  In this show we consider some of the backroom projects, plus the creation of the “Hall of Life” exhibit.  Marc is leading the transformation in changing the public relationship with the Museum’s science and technology. This show is called Tuesday @ the Museum Part 2: Serious Play. In addition to Marc, we will have Lee Gesmer with CHAOS on the Law talking about the user acceptance testing. In CHAOS on the Frontline we have Ellen Hancock’s opinion on user acceptance testing (UAT). In our editorial we consider return on investment for project and requirements.

In this program we explore:

  • Interactive transformation
  • Vendor user acceptance testing
  • Legal issue with user acceptance testing
  • Project return on investment
  • In Search of the Obvious

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Marc Check is the Associate Vice President, Information and Interactive Technology Museum of Science of Boston.  Marc Check’s experience includes senior management positions at The National Center for the History of Electronic Games, American Journal of Play, Strong National Museum of Play and Rochester Museum & Science Center. Lee Gesmer is a founding partner of the Boston law firm Gesmer Updegrove LLP.  The firm, which employees 50 lawyers and support staff, was formed in 1986. Mrs. Hancock worked at IBM for almost 30 years rising to the level of president and general manager of IBM’s Communication Products Division.