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Glen B. Alleman
Performance-Based Project Management® in software intensive system of system
Interests: Earned Value, Risk, Cost, Program Performance, Integrated Master Plan, Integrated Master Schedule.
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Ah, the fat fingering without editing 😈
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This theory is too hard to solve! - Albert Einstein, Nov 1915 But even Einstein can be wrong. Karl Schwarzschild found the first non-trivial solution, to the General Relativity equation, in January 1916. Ahmed Almhiri's lecture tonight, speaking on The... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Herding Cats
Combating climate change - it's not optional. It's essential at EPA. We will move with a sense of urgency because we know what's at stake — US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), SAdmninistrator Michael Regan, announcing the resumption of the agency's... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Herding Cats
Of all the causes which conspire to blind Man's erring judgment and misguide the mind; What the weak head with strongest bias rules, – Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools. – Alexander Pope (English Poet, 1688–1744) Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2021 at Herding Cats
Don’t engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed person - Winston Churchhill Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2021 at Herding Cats
"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not "Eureka!" but "That's funny..." - Isaac Asimov Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2021 at Herding Cats
In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. -- Mark Twain Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2021 at Herding Cats
Common sense ... has the very curious property of being more correct retrospectively then proespectively. It seems to me that one of the principle criteria to be applied to successful science is that its results are almost always obvious retrospectively;... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2021 at Herding Cats
There are no things, only processes - David Joseph Bohm, 1917-1992 Any time someone shows up with a solution, looking for a problem to solve, ask first what's the problem you're trying to solve? Then ask, by what process will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2021 at Herding Cats
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, from those who are cold and are not clothed. The world in arms is not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2021 at Herding Cats
"Forward, the Light Brigade!” Was there a man dismayed? Not though the soldier knew Someone had blundered. Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die. Into the valley of Death Rode the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2021 at Herding Cats
If the majority knew of the root of this evil, then the road to its cure would not be long - Albert Einstein Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2021 at Herding Cats
Ignore Everybody – You don’t know if your idea is any good the moment it’s created. Neither does anyone else. The most you can hope for is a strong gut feeling that it is. And trusting your feelings is not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2021 at Herding Cats
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even checkered by failure ... than to rank with those poor souls who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2021 at Herding Cats
I see one-third of the nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished ... The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2021 at Herding Cats
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela But this education needs to come from credible sources. In our new world of disinformation we need to ask did you read that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2021 at Herding Cats
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens, we have to keep going back and beginning all over again. — Andre Gide 1869–1951 Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2021 at Herding Cats
This book was given to me early in my career by a mentor. It makes a clear and concise statement ... If you're working in a dysfunctional organization and you're unable to make the needed improvements to a level that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2021 at Herding Cats
In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you. ― Anonymous Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2021 at Herding Cats
as long as we stay a bunch of squabbling tribes, we will remain a Silly People - paraphrased by Lawrence of Arabia Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2021 at Herding Cats
There is no such thing as a failed experiment, only experiments with unexpected outcomes. - Richard Buckminster Fuller (US engineer and architect, 1895-1983) I was fortunate to be present in the studio when Buckminster Fuller was being interviewed on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2021 at Herding Cats
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts - Mark Twain Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2021 at Herding Cats
I am amused, I said, at your fear of the world, which makes you guard against the appliance of insisting upon useless studies; and I quite admit the difficulty of believing that in every man there is an eye of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2021 at Herding Cats
Most of us are not interested in greatness, just in common, ordinary, everyday achievement - Henry Million, MOT Professor, Director of the American Academy in Rome Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2021 at Herding Cats
It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man. - Benjamin Franklin Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2021 at Herding Cats