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Profile of Prof. Shimoda

■ Affiliation
 Department of Project Management, Faculty of Social Systems Science, Chiba Institute of Technology
 Department of Management and System Engineering, Graduate School of Social Systems Science, Chiba Institute of Technology

■ Biography
Atsushi Shimoda received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in 1988 and 1990 from Waseda University, and Ph.D. degree in Information Science in 2010 from Osaka University. He joined the Production Engineering Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama in 1990. He engaged in the development of visual inspection system, product configuration management system, and evaluation method of design quality. Since 2012, he has been with Chiba Institute of Technology. His research interest is development management method under uncertainty.

■ Projects
We are studying the development management method required for the "VUCA(*)" era with a goal-oriented approach.
(*) VUCA: Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity

1. Volatility: Risk Management, Schedule Management
- Estimation Method of Duration using Relationship of Risk and Task and Result Data (Collaborative research)
- Proposal of Resource Management Indicator in EVM

2. Uncertainty: R & D Project Management
- Analysis Method of Research and Development Process Based on Scheme Model
 -- Analysis According to the Type of Industry of Research and Development Process Focused on Market Pull and Seeds Push --
- Proposal of Process Model for R&D Program Management Practice

3. Complexity: Causal Relationship Analysis, Network Analysis
- Causal Analysis of System Failures from IT Project Trouble Reports
- Proposal of Estimation Method for Workplace Efficiency Focusing on Informal Network
- Comparative Study of Description Method for Business Process Visualization (Collaborative research)

4. Ambiguity: Software Development Management, Agile Development, Lean Development
- A Method of Setting the Order of User Story Development of an Agile - Waterfall Hybrid Method by Focusing on Common Objects
- Estimation Method of Economic Batch Size in Iterative Development

■ Address
Department of Project Management, Faculty of Social Systems Science, Chiba Institute of Technology
2-17-1 Tsudanuma, Narashino,Chiba 275-0016, JAPAN
Phone: +81-47-478-0661
E-mail: atsushi.shimoda@it-chiba.ac.jp

■ Access
Tsudanuma Campus, Chiba Institute of Technology, 1st Building, 11th Floor, PM Office 9
(About 10 minutes walk from JR Sobu Line Tsudanuma Station )
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