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.
Jim Johnson gives A Perfect Mess by Eric Abrahamson and David H. Freedman 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson rates A Whole New Mind 4 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives Against the Gods four out of five butterflies.
Jim Johnson rates Agile Coaching 5 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson suggests awareness provides the attachment to the project success and goals.
George Herman Ruth, Jr. AKA Babe Ruth, was one of greatest players in the history of baseball.
King Phillip VI of France met King Edward III of England at the Battle of Crécy on August 26, 1346.
In the popular Johnny Horton song the lyrics go like this: We fired our guns and the British kept a'comin; There wasn't nigh as many as there was a while ago; We fired once more and they began to runnin' on; Down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking is book by Malcolm Gladwell.
In 324 A. D. the Roman emperor Constantine moved the empire's capital to Byzantium, renaming it Constantinople.
Jim Johnson suggests you consider change management software to keep track of versions.
They first gathered in a small storefront on Tower Street in London that offered coffee.
Jim Johnson suggests you establish values and benefits for the organization as motivation to create and maintain a PM community.
Jim Johnson suggests that all executives should be in the same boat.
Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur: Why I Can’t Stop Starting Over is a book by Stuart Skorman with help from Catherine Guthrie.
Jim Johnson rates “Confronting Reality: Doing What Matters to Get Things Right ” 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson suggests gaining consensus through conversation.
Jim Johnson suggests you stop doing releases.
Jim Johnson suggests conversation is the first step in any agile process.
The 1948 presidential election pitted accidental incumbent President Harry S.Truman against very popular and highly favored New York Republican Governor Thomas E. Dewey.
Around 337 B.C., Alexander the Great went to visit Diogenes the Cynic in Corinth near Athens.
Jim Johnson gives Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us 3 of 5 butterflies by Daniel Pink.
Jim Johnson gives Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson suggests that all projects need an evangelist
Jim Johnson gives Failing Forward Turning Mistakes into Stepping Stones for Success five out of five butterflies.
Franklin D.Roosevelt said in his first inaugural address, delivered on March 4, 1933. "Our distress comes from no failure of substance.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), Thirty-third President of the United States, gave a weekly radio address to the nation during his four terms that became known as the fireside chat.
im Johnson suggests fix it and forget It is the big advantage of no releases.
Jim Johnson suggests fraudulence is an action intended to deceive.
Jim Johnson rates Freedom From Fear 5 out of 5 butterflies.
Lesson Six: George Washington Many stories are told about the first president of the United States, including Washington's statement: "Yes father, I did cut the cherry tree.
Jim Johnson gives How to Get Your Point Across in 30 Seconds or Less 4 out of 5.
Jim Johnson suggests good manners is the starting point of respect.
Jim Johnson gives Good Manners: Making People Feel Better by Author, Deaver Brown a rating of 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson rates The Google Story 3 out of 5 butterflies.
At midnight on October 25, 1942, on Guadalcanal, the Imperial Japanese Army attacked the U. S. Marines who were defending Henderson Field, the island's air base.
Jim Johnson rate Hot Groups: Seeding Them, Feeding Them, & Using Them to Ignite Your Organization by Jean Lipman-Blumen & Harold Leavitt 4 out 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives “How To Win Friends and Influence People” 5 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives “I Can See You Naked” 4 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson suggests ignorance is the condition of being unaware.
President James Madison appointed by John Quincy Adams as the first official U. S. representative to Russia. Madison provided Adams with a total operating budget of $9,000 per year. This included his salary, housing and all entertainment allowance.
Jim Johnson gives "In Search of the Obvious, The Antidote for Today's Marketing Mess" a rating 4 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson rates Influence The Power to Change Anything by authors: Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler 4 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson suggests the main barrier to awareness is information overload.
Jim Johnson rates Inspired “Take Your Product Dream from Concept to Shelf” by Vik Venkatraman 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson suggests you start your project research with interviews.
John Basilone was a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II.
John Paul Jones, one of the most colorful Naval Captains in history is credited with being the father of the United States Navy.
Jim Johnson rates Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA four out of five butterflies.
In 1804, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out on their famous expedition.
Jim Johnson gives Made to Stick 5 out of 5 butterflies.
On April 9, 1865 General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army Northern Virginia to Lt. General Ulysses S. Grant in the village of Appomattox's Court House.
Managing in the Next Society is a book by Peter F. Drucker.
Jim Johnson rates “How to Run a Successful Meeting in Half the Time” 4 out of 5 butterflies.
Melvin Purvis was J. Edgar Hoover's number-one FBI agent for a time, and easily the Bureau's most famous operative during the 1930s.
In 1819 the Missouri territory applied for statehood.
Lesson Eight: New Model Army Great Britain's King Charles I (1600-1649) and his archenemy Oliver Cromwell, a leader of the Parliamentarians, had been locked in a civil war for more than two years.
Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of United States had a habit of taking ownership of the problem.
Many historians consider James K. Polk as one of the top ten great US Presidents. Prior to being elected, he pledged to be a one-term president, but would work harder and longer than any president, before or after him, during those four years.
Jim Johnson rates Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely 3 of 5 butterflies.
In 1961 President John F.Kennedy said the nation would put a man on the moon within a decade.
Jim Johnson suggests you quickly get the facts.
How to Understand People and Predict Their Behavior – Anytime, Anyplace is a book written by Jo-Ellan Dimitrius and Wendy Patrick Mazzarella.
Jim Johnson suggests you consider how WebEx develops and releases software.
Jim Johnson suggests you require participation.
Jim Johnson suggestions that ideas and recommendations that come out of a retrospective must be able to be implemented by the team.
Robert G. Shaw was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1837 and died 25 years later on Morris Island, South Carolina.
Sages: Warren Buffett, George Soros, Paul Volcker and the Maelstrom of Markets is a book by Charles R. Morris.
Jim Johnson suggests you select an evangelist and then engage him or her as an evangelist and/or primary user representative.
Jim Johnson gives Situational Sponsorship of Projects and Programs 5 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives The Start-up You a rating of 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers is the New Way to be Smart by Author, Ian Ayres a rating of 4 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson suggests use feedback to tests your objectivity.
Jim Johnson gives The Education of a Coach by David Halberstam 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson suggests the project manager needs to be a good leader.
Jim Johnson rates The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge 5 out or 5 butterflies.
The Match King is a book by Frank Partnoy.
Jim Johnson gives The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg 4 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives The Secret Life of Houdini 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives The Ten Faces of Innovation three out of five butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives The Wisdom of Crowds 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson rates The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century written by Thomas L. Friedman five out of five butterflies.
Jim Johnson recaps Thomas Edison is the most productive inventor in history.
Jim Johnson suggests you consider the use of time boxing,
Jim Johnson suggests that stakeholders need to give feedback on a timely basis.
Jim Johnson rates “A Guide to Coping with Difficult People at Work”
Jim Johnson rates Toyota Way 3 out of 5 butterflies.
John F.Kennedy, 35th President of United States gained his presidential habits through formal education and training.
Jim Johnson rates True Compass 4 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson rates Tuned In: Uncover the Extraordinary Opportunities That Lead to Business Breakthroughs Rates 5 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson suggests you tune in with empathy.
In the early 1900s, Nantucket, a small Island off the Northeast coast of the United States was the Silicon Valley of the world.
In 1962, U.S. President John F. Kennedy committed 4,000 support troops to South Vietnam.
Jim Johnson rates “Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?” 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?: Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround by Louis V. Gerstner Jr. 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives Wired to Care 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives Work Like Da Vinci 3 out of 5 butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives “You Can Negotiate Anything” five out of five butterflies.
Jim Johnson gives Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distractions, Regaining Focus, and Work Smarter All Day Long by David Rock a rating: 4 out of 5 butterflies.