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Also: On-Fire's recent publications

- Optimized Project Portfolio Performance,
Research Technology Management, November 2006

- Phase Containment Effectivity
Cross Talk Journal, December 2006

- Technology Sharing Governance
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Black Belt Briefs (index)

Thought leadership and best practices. Presented in "briefs" for busy executives.

Project Capacity Management

Applying and using Experience Curves

Plotting project schedule variance

Incorporating probability into schedule

A bug resolution cycle time metric

Portfolio Valuation Template

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Papers / Presentations / external links

Open Source Software and Agile Development: A white paper on the challenges of combining two development acceleration concepts.

Software Reuse Governance: A survey of best industry practices in managing technology reuse for business advantage.

Miss a Schedule, Kill a Company On-Fire Presentation to
Society of Concurrent Engineering, September 2006

Business benefits of SEI- CMM Improvement Activities

Why Software is So Bad and What's Being Done About It

CMM Improvement Business Results Achieved by General Dynamics

Phase Containment Effectivity: Software Process and Metric; On-Fire presentation.

Assessing The Value of Improved Schedule Predictability