C. GAUSE is a Principal of Savile Row, LLC, as well as Bartle Professor in Systems
Science in the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering, SUNY/Binghamton.
Gause has worked as an engineer and computer programmer and has managed engineering,
programming, and education groups with General Motors and IBM. He has been active
as a consultant and professor for the past thirty-one years, and during this time
has served as an adjunct member of IBM's Systems Research Institute (SRI), Quality
Institute (QI), and Manufacturing Technology Institute (MTI).
He has served
as a visiting scholar and has lectured at many universities and institutes around
the world, has been an associate editor of the International Journal of Cybernetics
and Systems, and has served as a national lecturer for a number of professional
Mr. Gause's consulting and research interests include the management
of innovation within large organizations, the design of user-oriented systems,
the development and analysis of systems design processes, and the design, modeling,
and simulation of complex systems.
He has consulted with many firms, including
AT&T, American Cyanamid, AmroBank/Netherlands, Bank of America, Boeing, Booz
Allen & Hamilton, Citicorp, Corning Glass, First Chicago, GE, GTE, Grattan
Warehouses, Interface GmbH, IBM, ITT, Kaiser Permenente, KnowledgeWare, Lubrizol,
Maryland National Bank, Medtronic, Microsoft, Northern Telecom, Moret & Limperg,
Procter and Gamble, Ralston Purina, Rabobank/Netherlands, Rockwell International,
Rolls Royce, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, SEMATECH, Softlab GmbH, Urwick Dynamics Ltd.,
Wells Fargo, and Westinghouse.
Mr. Gause is the author (with Gerald M. Weinberg)
of Are Your Lights On? and Exploring
Requirements: Quality Before Design.