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Value Portfolio Optimization and Management Service

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Our Value Portfolio Optimization and Management Service is a forward thinking and predictive visualization of the value of your software investments. By focusing your project portfolio on value, our service frees your organization to create value.Our service offers the following benefits: High Returns on Investment More Innovations Greater Stakeholder Satisfaction Less Management Frustration Reduced Project Overhead

FEATURES: Our Value Portfolio Optimization and Management Service allow you to focus your project portfolio on value and free up your organization to create value. Our service offers the following features:

  • Rapid
  • Simple
  • Comprehensive
  • Inexpensive
  • Comprehendible

  



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Professional Membership with Custom Research

$10,000.00

Added to the single membership is 12-hours of virtual research and advice. Virtual research includes special queries to the CHAOS Database, DARTS reference database and other databases. Virtual research includes real-time group reflection advice from Standish User Research Forum members. It also includes advice from our Standish advisors. Virtual research can be used for Value Benchmark with any project profile and group workshop. Virtual research hours can be used for a variety of benchmarks such as a custom profiles, project success by value, project success by cost, project success by industry, project success by complexity and many other attributes. Virtual research can be used for up to 10 Pre-project Assessments.

FEATURES: A Single Project Assessment is a comprehensive, yet easy way to assess the critical elements of an individual project to improve the chance of your project coming in on time and budget. Single Project Assessment looks at all the CHAOS critical success factors and project best practices within your individual project profile and delivery organization. Pre-project Assessments also covers time & cost overrun percentages, and feature deficiency rates. You will learn what attributes give you the greatest chance of success and which attributes give your project the greatest stress. The output is a custom report that covers the CHAOS Success Factors and best practices.

  • Virtual Custom Research & Advice
  • Direct from the CHAOS Database
  • Real-time Group Refection
  • One-Project Assessment Option
  • CHAOS Knowledge Center

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CHAOS Manifesto 2013: Think Big, Act Small

Copyright 2013
52 pages/ea.

$500.00

CHAOS Manifesto 2013: Think Big, Act Small is the latest version of the classic CHAOS Report on the resolution of IT projects. CHAOS Manifesto 2013 is based on the collection of project case information on real-life IT environments and software projects resolved from 2003 to 2012. In this classic report we developed a special version of the factors of success for small projects using our new CHAOS database and analytic tools. The 50-page full color report details each of these factors for small projects. The report contains over forty charts from the CHAOS research project.

FEATURES: The Standish CHAOS Manifesto 2013 is a summation of over a decade and a half of work on project resolution. The Standish Group has been collecting case information on real-life IT environments and software development projects since 1985.

  • Basic CHAOS Resolution numbers
  • Factors of success for Small Projects
  • Best Practices for Small projects
  • Special data segments
  • Over 40 charts and graphs

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The Public Execution of Miss Scarlet eBook

Copyright 2006
272 pages/ea.

$25.00

Sex, violence and project management emotional maturity highlights The Public Execution of Miss Scarlet eBook. New in eBook form this fictional mystery eBook is based on our first workshops on emotional maturity. Through this fast paced narrative we explore the Five Deadly Sins of project management and emotional maturity. The book is a composite of real project appraisal engagements. The project management professional will enjoy the setting while gaining a better understanding of the effects of emotional maturity. The ebook is written in common language devotes of all technical terms and three letter acronyms for easy reading. The non- project management professional will gain an appreciation of the aspects of project management while being entertained. The ebook is great for beach or the back yard hammock. This is an ebook and we will send you a link.

FEATURES: : The project management professional will enjoy the setting while gaining a better understanding of the effects of emotional maturity. The ebook is written in common language devotes of all technical terms and three letter acronyms for easy reading. The non- project management professional will gain an appreciation of the aspects of project management while being entertained.

  • Educational and fun at the same time
  • True triple constraints of Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll
  • Read on Kindle, iPad and most mobile readers
  • A better grasp of the emotional maturity skills
  • How to recognize the Five Deadly Sins

  
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Standish Styles

Clothing and accessories for the casual look with a distinctive style. Our CHAOS University® logo is embroidered on the upper left of the apparel.



CHAOS University T-Shirts

$25.00

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Sporting the CHAOS University logo on the left chest.

FEATURES: Hanes Beefy-T 100% preshrunk heavyweight ring spun cotton, 6.1 oz., taped neck, rib collar, with double needle sleeves and bottom.


  



CHAOS StoneAged Longed Sleeve T-Shirts

$25.00

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These t-shirts also look old, but are new. Stone washed and ready to wear.The CHAOS University logo is on the left chest.

FEATURES: 100% Preshrunk heavyweight ring spun cotton, 6.1 oz., taped neck, rib collar and cuffs, double needle neck and bottom.