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Avoiding IT Disasters: Fallacies about enterprise systems and how you can rise above them Paperback – May 9 2018

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Lance Gutteridge has a Ph.D. in computability theory and has been managing software projects for over 55 years. He has taught mathematics/computer science at several universities. He has written many enterprise systems, developed aerospace software, and designed computer languages.Recently he has been designing software to simplify enterprise system development, a problem that has fascinated him for decades.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Thinking Works (May 9 2018)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 240 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1775357503
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1775357506
  • Item weight ‏ : ‎ 245 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12.7 x 1.4 x 20.32 cm
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Dr. Lance Gutteridge has a Ph.D. in computability theory from Simon Fraser University (1972). He has taught mathematics and computer science at York University, Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia. He has worked extensively on enterprise computer systems having written many time-billing systems, account-ing systems, inventory systems, and a large variety of other enterprise applications.

He has worked in software in aerospace, languages, operating systems, engineering, and many other areas. This combined with Dr. Gutteridge’s theoretical background gives him a unique perspective on the problems of software development and enterprise system development in particular.

In 1998, he and his business partners sold Paradigm Development Corp. which wrote software for large software companies like Microsoft and Adobe. Since then he has written fiction books, taught Java programming internationally, and researched enterprise system development.

Having been frustrated for decades with the tools available for enterprise system development he decided to tackle the problem head on. In 2004 he founded Formever Inc. to develop software that allows business people to develop enterprise software. He has been working for the last 14 years as CTO of Formever to produce working software that accomplished this goal.

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