Warren Reid, founder and Managing Director of the WSR Consulting Group, LLC, www.wsrcg.com, is a computer expert with over 35 years of experience in planning, designing, testing, implementing, accepting and turning around large-scale systems and software projects. Since 1987, Mr. Reid has specialized as a consultant and an “expert witness” in litigation matters involving systems and software failures and IP disputes, and has been involved in such projects internationally. He has either consulted on or has testified as an expert witness in matters involving two U.S. Presidents, Her Royal Majesty the Queen of England, and many Fortune 2000 as well as smaller companies in numerous industries, and is known for his practical, independent, and credible testimony.
After a distinguished career at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), and as the Western Region Partner-in-Charge of Large-Scale Systems Consulting and creator of the Litigation Consulting Practice at international consulting firm, Warren Reid founded WSR Consulting Group, LLC (WSRcg) in Encino, California. With offices also on the east coast and in Canada, WSRcg focuses on (1) working with litigators and counsel in analyzing, investigating and giving expert opinions regarding software failures, software project failures, software failure litigation, and IT intellectual property misappropriation and infringement matters, (2) turning around computer, systems and software projects in trouble.
Mr. Reid was the principal author of one of the world’s first and most successful large-scale Software Development Life Cycle methodologies, which evolved into “Method/1” and is still in use internationally today. Warren Reid co-authored a highly lauded book on the business, technical and legal ramifications of Y2K and is also the author of over 75 published articles and monographs (many peer-reviewed) on systems and software project planning, development, testing, integration, and quality and risk management. His most popular works on software failure and accounts of his experiences as an expert witness have been translated and made available in Asia, Europe, and Israel.
Warren Reid and the Senior Managers of WSR Consulting Group, LLC http://www.wsrcg.com/consultants.html have represented all types of parties including: plaintiffs, defendants, developers, customers, vendors, integrators, consultants, CIOs and governments in North America, Asia and Europe. Since 1991, Warren Reid has been engaged as an expert in litigation in numerous U.S. federal and state courts, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and international courts, as well as in arbitrations and mediations. He has created two successful international IT law forums, and has keynoted numerous IT seminars and conferences geared towards the legal profession and systems and software failure litigation.
In association with his Senior Managers, and other independent specialty experts from large consulting firms and elsewhere, each of whom have at least 25 years or more of relevant experience in IT, and at least five or more years of expert witness and litigation expertise, WSR Consulting Group, LLC is ready to assist counsel and their clients with the business, technology, liability, discovery, exhibit preparation and expert testimony aspects of your case.
WSR Consulting Group, LLC specializes in the areas of: Computer Failure and Software Failure Litigation and Expert Witness Testimony . Computer Crisis & Software Project Turnaround and Information Technology Consulting . Technology & Software Intellectual Property Disputes & Misappropriation . Internet litigation. We provide computer expert witnesses, expert deposition and expert testimony. Our computer and software experts and consultants specialize in: computer system and software analysis . software project management & estimation . software project quality assurance . computer software selection . system and software requirements gathering & design . software development & coding . computer system and software testing & defect management . data base, data warehouse & file conversions . computer system and software implementation, go-live and maintenance activities . computer system and software failure analysis and root causes. These services are performed for Enterprise Resource Planning ( ERP ) systems, CRM systems, manufacturing and distribution systems and software, commercial applications, POS (Point Of Sale) systems, ticketing systems, government and military systems and software, MIS based systems and more. We have been designated and/or testified as computer failure experts, software failure experts, system failure experts, ERP failure experts, ERP system experts, software project failure experts, system development life cycle (SDLC) methodology experts, software implementation methodology experts, systems integration methodology experts, software project management experts, system valuation and software company valuation experts, and IP experts in U.S., Canadian, Asian, and European courts.
WSR Consulting Group, LLC provides expert analysis re: software project estimates, computer project staffing, software project management and progress reporting . compliance with applicable commercial and industry standards & methodology (including PMBOK, SWEBOK, IEEE, ISO-9000, Mil-Spec standards, METHOD/1, Big-4 standards) . cost-to-complete analysis . software defect management systems . system, performance and functional testing, and tuning . scope creep and scope change analysis . schedule delay analysis . IT best practices . consultants use of best practices, consulting industry standards, consultants software development methodologies . consultants' ethics
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