Albert Johnson

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The innovation process may be divided into three areas: the fuzzy front end (FFE), the new product development (NPD) process, and commercialization, as indicated in Figure 1-1. 1 The first part—the FFE—is generally regarded as one of the greatest opportunities for improvement of the overall innovation process. 2 Many companies have dramatically improved(More)
streams flowing into the Pacific Ocean. Three of eight expected yet undocumented species were captured, Alaska blackfish (Dallia pectoralis), coastrange sculpin (Cottus aleuticus), and ninespine stickleback (Pungitius pungitius). The fish communities within Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve appear to be typical of watersheds in southwest Alaska and(More)
This ex~rience report outlines Corning Incorporated's experience in succes@lly using Software Process Assessment as part of their Information Services Division's (ISD) sofware process improvement program. Improvement actions executed as indicated, and prioritized by our self-assessment jindings resulted in largely elina " nating the cost and schedule(More)
Memorial University of Newfoundland students were asked in an online survey (Winter 2008) to provide their perceptions of effective teaching for both on-campus and distance instruction. Specifically, students were requested to identify and rank five characteristics of an effective instructor, explain why each characteristic was deemed important, and(More)
The Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly (PACE) provides outpatient prescription drug coverage for nearly one-half million State residents 65 years of age or over with income under $15,000 per year. A description of the PACE program is provided herein, along with data and multivariate results relating to the demographic(More)
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