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Published Articles
Publication Name Article Name Date Volume Number
1 To be Published in late 2006 - early 2007 "TurnAround: Corralling the Runaway Project" will provide proven, practical and prudent advice and a proprietary model for getting out-of-control projects back on track.           
2 To be Published in late 2006 - early 2007 "Ten Persistent Myths that Continue to Cause IT Testing to Fail - and How to Address Them" will explore pervasive software and systems testing myths that keep systems from attaining their goals. The article will appear in an upcoming peer-reviewed Journal of the Quality Assurance Institute. will appear in an upcoming peer-reviewed Journal of the Quality Assurance Institute.  
3 Southwestern University School of Law (in Los Angeles) on website of Computer Contracts class "Why Good Systems Projects go Bad - And How That Affects your Clients' Contacts" February 2006  
4 University of Southern California: Graduate School of Engineering website "There Are Six Sides to Every High-Tech Valuation: Secrets Every Professional Should Know About How to Acquire/Valuate High-Tech Companies" February 2006  
5 Journal of the Quality Assurance Institute "Computer & Software Failure Litigation: Expert Tales and Lessons from the Crucible" Parts I and II October 2005, January 2006  
6 Cutter IT Journal "Computer & Software Failure Litigation: Sagas of an Expert Witness" November 2005  
7 Enterprise Systems Journal "My Favorite Y2K Websites" Dec-99 Vol. 14, Num. 12
8 Enterprise Systems Journal "Some Final Y2K FAQs" Nov-99 Vol. 14, Num. 11
9 The Computer Lawyer "The Year 2000 Titan" (updated version) Sep-99 Vol. 16, Num. 9
10 Enterprise Systems Journal "18 Things to Expect for the Rest of 1999" Sep-99 Vol. 14, Num. 9
11 The Computer Lawyer "The Y2K Problem:  25 Things to Expect" Aug-99 Vol. 16, Num. 8
12 Cyberspace Lawyer "Year 2000 Update:  25 Things to Expect During the Rest of 1999" Jul/Aug-99 Vol. 4, Num. 4
13 Enterprise Systems Journal "Let's All Join Hands -- NOT Point Fingers" Jul-99 Vol. 14, Num. 7
14 Enterprise Systems Journal "WHAT YOU SEE, IS WHAT YOU GET!" May-99 Vol. 14, Num. 5
15 Y2K Counselor "Two Approaches to Year 2000 Community Preparedness" Mar-99 Vol. 1, Num. 6
16 Enterprise Systems Journal "The Dirty Dozen" Mar-99 Vol. 14, Num. 3
17 Enterprise Systems Journal "Happy Days Are Here Again" Jan-99 Vol. 14, Num. 1
18 Guide to Computer Law "The Year 2000 Crisis: What To Do Now?" Issue No. 207 (Updated) Jan-99 Vol. 14, Num. 1
19 Y2K Counselor "Victory Over Y2K Problem Declared Premature" Jan-99 Vol. 1, Num. 4
20 Guide to Computer Law "The Year 2000 Paper Trail"  Issue No. 206 (updated) Dec-99 Vol. 14, Num. 12
21 Enterprise Systems Journal "The SEC Strikes Back!" Nov-98 Vol. 13, Num. 11
22 Enterprise Systems Journal The "Trendy Traps" of the Summer of '98 Sep-98 Vol. 13, Num. 9
23 YEAR 2000 Practitioner "Y2K Minutes, Contingency Planning: It's The Real Thing!" September,  1998 Vol. 1,   Issue 9
24 YEAR 2000 Practitioner "Y2K Legal and Financial Juries In the Year 2001" August,  1998 Vol. 1,   Issue 8
25 MIDRANGE Systems "Y2K Countdown: The Year 2000 Titan" August,   17, & Sept 7, 1998 Parts 1 & 2
26 Enterprise Systems Journal "Countdown to Year 2000: The Year 2000 Paper Trail" July, 1998 Vol. 13, Num. 7
27 Enterprise Systems Journal "The Year 2000 Crisis: What To Do Now?" July, 1998 Vol. 13, Num. 7
28 Enterprise Systems Journal "Year 2000 Certification Programs" May, 1998 Vol. 13, No. 5
29 Enterprise Systems Journal "Countdown to Year 2000: Juries in the Year 2000!" March, 1998 Vol. 13, Num. 3
30 Y2K Business Law Reports "Beyond Awareness: Ten Management and Ten Legal Pitfalls Regarding Y2k Computer Problem That You May Not Have Considered, YET!"Part 1 March, 1998 Vol. 1,   Issue 1
31 Tools & Tactics "Beyond Awareness: Ten Management and Ten Legal Pitfalls Regarding Y2k Computer Problem That You May Not Have Considered, YET!"Part 1   Vol. 6, Issue 10
32 Tools & Tactics "Beyond Awareness: Ten Management and Ten Legal Pitfalls Regarding Y2k Computer Problem That You May Not Have Considered, YET!" Part 2   Vol. 6, Issue 11
33 Enterprise Systems Journal "Drafting Strong Warranty Clauses In Contracts with Vendors November, 1997 Vol 12, No. 11
34 Tools & Tactics "The Year 2000 Crisis: What Surprises Are Left?"Part 1 September, 1997 Vol. 2,   Num. 6
35 Tools & Tactics "The Year 2000 Crisis: What Surprises Are Left?"Part 2 October, 1997 Vol. 2, Num. 7
36 Year 2000 Journal "Contingency Planning: It's the Real Thing" Sept. / October, 1997  
37 Enterprise Systems Journal "Contingency Planning: It's the Real Thing" Jan-98  
38 Tools & Tactics "Contingency Planning For Y2K Compliance - Part 2 1998 Vol. 7, Issue 4
39 Year 2000 Journal "The Technology Steering Committee" July / August 1997  
40 Enterprise Systems Journal "Countdown to Year 2000: The Liability Issues Facing Directors and Officers July, 1997  
41 Year 2000 Journal "Year 2000 Crisis Issues For Boards And Executive Management" 1997 Vol. 1, Num. 3
42 American Programmer "The Year 2000 Crisis: "The Year 2000 Crisis: Executive Management Issues You Can't Afford to Ignore" June, 1997 Vol. 10, Num. 6
43 Cyberspace Lawyer "Ten Management and Legal Issues You May not have yet considered regarding the Year 2000" - Part 1 March, 1997 Vol. 6, Issue 10
44 Cyberspace Lawyer "Ten Management and Legal Issues You May not have yet considered regarding the Year 2000" - Part 2 April, 1997 Vol. 6, Issue 11
45 Counsel's Quarterly "Outsourcing: The 20 Steps to Success" January, 1997 Vol. 13, Num. 1
46 Inside Litigation "Perspectives: Challenges and Legal Pitfalls of the Year 2000 Problem" November, 1996 Vol. 10, Num. 11
47 The Computer Lawyer "There Are Six Sides to Every High-Tech Story: What Every Attorney Should Known About the High-Tech Industry" November, 1996 Vol. 13, Num. 11
48 Computer Lawyer "2001: A Legal Odyssey - The Millennium Bug" June, 1996 Vol. 13,   Num. 6
49 Computer Lawyer "2001: A Legal Odyssey - The Year 2000 Millennium Bug and You"  April, 1996  
50 Inside Litigation "The High-Tech Company:  A Multi-Faceted Jewel" January, 1996  
51 Tool & Tactics "Computer Courtroom Cases: Tales From the Crucible" Jun-05  
52 Tools and Tactics "The Loch Ness Monster and Other Myths: Implementing Application Systems Solutions Successfully - Part 1" 1995 Vol. 5,  Issue 7
53 American Programmer "PERSPECTIVE:  Tales From the Trenches:  Secrets of a High-Tech Expert" August, 1995 Vol. 9,  Num. 8
54 American Programmer "You Call That a System??  I'll See You in Court!!"Part 1 July, 1995 Vol. 8,  Num. 7
55 American Programmer "You Call That a System??  I'll See You in Court!!"Part 2 August, 1995 Vol. 8,  Num. 8
56 The Computer Lawyer "Tales From  the Trenches:  Secrets of a High-Tech Expert" July, 1995 Vol. 12, Num. 7
57 The Computer Lawyer "OUTSOURCING: The 18 Steps to Success!"  July, 1994 Vol. 11, Num. 6
58 The Computer Lawyer "Busting the Mythical Matrix: How to Masterfully Evaluate Systems/Proposal Alternatives" May, 1994 Vol. 11, Num. 5
59 The Computer Lawyer "Implementing Applications Systems Solutions Successfully" January, 1994 Vol. 11, Num. 1
60 Los Angeles Business Journal "Contracts save high-tech rights"    
61 National Law Journal "Selecting Expert Witnesses With Litigation Savvy" (only part of it was published in NLJ)) 1989, 1993  
62 (Self-Published) "Request for Proposal for Russ Chemical Corporation for Application Software and Hardware" 1993  
63 High-Tech Procurement "User-Vendor Relationships: What You Don't Know Can Kill You!" 1993 Vol. 3,   Issue 1
64 International Computer Law Adviser "C-Serpents And Other Myths: Implementing Your Computer Solution" 1992 Vol. 2, Issue 9
65 High-Tech Procurement "The Masterful RFP: If You Don't Have a Destination, Any Direction Will Get You There: Evaluating the Alternatives" 1992 Vol. 2, Issue 8
66 High-Tech Procurement "The Masterful RFP: What You Don't Know Will Hurt You!" 1992 Vol. 2,  Issue 7
67 High Tech Procurement "The Masterful RFP: Survive Or Die!' 1992 Vol. 2, Issue 6
68 High Tech Procurement "The Masterful RFP: Succeed With It - Or Die Without It!" 1992 Vol. 2, Issue 4
69 The Computer Lawyer "Systems/Acceptance Power Testing" August, 1992 Vol. 9, Num. 8
70 International Computer Law Adviser "The Masterful RFP: Succeed With It - Or Die Without It!" August, 1992 Vol. 6, Num. 11
71 International Computer Law Adviser "The 16 Commandments of Systems/Acceptance Power Testing: A First Hand Account" April, 1992 Vol. 6, Num. 7
72 L & H Perspective "Back to Basics With the Capital Cube" 1988, 1990, 1992  
73 High Tech Procurement "Every Great System Must Be Built On a Strong Foundation - Its Cornerstones" 1991 Vol. 2,  Issue 3
74 High Tech Procurement "We Interrupt This Program... This Is Only a Test" 1991 Vol. 2,  Issue 2
75 High Tech Procurement "Attitude Isn't an Important Thing - It's the Only Thing" 1991 Vol. 2, Issue 1
76 High Tech Procurement "Dealing With the Realities: If You Can't Test for Everything, Then What Do You Do?" 1991 Vol. 1, Issue 12
77 High Tech Procurement "How Failing the Acceptance Test Can Help the System Succeed" 1991 Vol. 1, Issue 11
78 International Computer Law Adviser "Questions My Board Should Have Asked Me" November, 1989 Vol. 4, Num. 2
79 L & H Perspective "The Buddy System" 1987 Vol. 13, Num. 1
80 L & H Perspective "The One That Didn't Get Away"   Vol. 13, Num. 2
81 Los Angeles Business Journal "Just One More Time: Why Even The Best Computer Systems Fail" July, 1984  
82 L & H Perspective "Computer Contracts: A Guide Through The Labyrinth" 1984 Vol. 10, Num. 1
83 Small Business Report "A Computer Partner"   Vol. 13,  Issue 6
84 Los Angeles Business Journal "Capitalizing on The Computer Boom" (co authored with Ken Purcell) June, 1984 Vol. 6, No 39
85 Los Angeles Business Journal "10 Commandments Will Prevent 'Computer Cancer', Expert Says" August, 1982  
86 Los Angeles Business Journal "Contracts save high-tech rights" December, 1983  
Mr. Reid interviews with national and international media on management and legal issues. He has appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Computerworld, Money Magazine, CIO Magazine, Forbes, Bloomberg News, and many others. He also appears on Cable Network News (CNN).

Articles About Warren S. Reid's Ideas and/or Work (a partial list):
Publication Name Article Name Date Vol. Num.
AA Your Company: Reinventing the Small Business Y2K The Final Checklist Sep-99  
BB Legal Information Alert New Sources (Book Review) Apr-99 Vol 18, No. 4
CC World Computer Law Congress Brochure Global Success in the Computer Industry 1993  
DD Marston & Marston News News Roundup: As 2000 Approaches, Y2K Bug Prevention Is Often Too Far Off Pace 11/18/1998  
EE Computerworld Arbitration Could Be Better Alternative In IT Contract Disputes Mar-99 Vol 33, Num. 9
FF Scientific American Y2K Bug: So Many Bugs … So Little Time January, 1999 Page 93
GG Century City News Profile: A New Field -- The Litigation Strategist Undated  
HH The Wall Street Journal The Year 2000 and the CEO's Big Secret 7/25/1996 By Roger Lowenstein
II Forbes "The Bug Bar" 7/28/1997 By Susan Adams
JJ Glasser LegalWorks Book Announcement: Year 2000 Computer Crisis: Law, Business and Technology 1999  
KK WSR Consulting Group, LLC:  Y2K Services Brochure Year 2000 (Y2K) Specialty Consulting Practice    

Mr. Reid has contributed chapters in the following books:
Book Contributionss Date
1 INTERNET AND TECHNOLOGY LAW DESK REFERENCE, by Michael D. Scott, Published by Aspen Law and Business 1999. 1999
2 TRAINING FOR SOFTWARE ROLLOUTS, BY Charles H. Trepper, Published by McGraw Hill 1999
3 INFORMATION USERS AND SOCIETY, used in the Information Systems Curriculum at University of California at Berkeley, by Profs. Pam Samuelson & Nancy Van House 1999
4 YEAR 2000: BEST PRACTICES FOR Y2K MILLENNIUM COMPUTING, Edited by Dick Lefkon.  Published by Prentice Hall PTR 1998
5 YEAR 2000 IN A NUTSHELL: A DESKTOP QUICK REFERENCE, by Norman Shakespeare.  Published by O'Reilly & Associates, Inc. 1998
6 COUNTDOWN 2000, THE Y2K CHALLENGE: STRATEGIES, METHODOLOGIES, AND SOLUTIONS, Edited by Alexis Leon.  Published by Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., Ltd. 1998

Mr. Reid ideas have also been quoted in the following books:
Book Quotes Date
1 LAW OF THE YEAR 2000 PROBLEM: STRATEGIES, CLAIMS, AND DEFENSES, by Richard D. Williams and Bruce T. Smyth, Published by Aspen Law & Business 1999
2 THE MILLENNIUM BUG: HOW TO SURVIVE THE COMING CHAOS, by Michael S. Hyatt.  Published by Regency Publishing, Inc. 1998

Published Books and Monographs
«» Book Name Date
A   THE YEAR 2000 COMPUTER CRISIS: LAW, BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY, (Original and Two Updated Versions), published by Glasser LegalWorks. (ISBN#1-888075-68-6)Phone: (800) 890-1700 1998, 1999
B   THE YEAR 2000 COMPUTER CRISIS: A DIRECTOR & EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT GUIDE, Published by The Information Management Forum. (ISBN#1-55711-172-3) Phone: (770) 455-0070 1997
C   THE MILLENNIUM MANDALA!  A Personal, Family, and Community Primer for Surviving The Year 2000 Computer Crisis (Original and Updated Versions),   Self-published, Phone: (818) 986-8842 1998, 1999
D Y2K Activities Through 12/31/99 Mr. Reid writes a bi-monthly column on Year 2000 business and legal matters for The Enterprise Systems Journal.  He is also a frequent contributor to The Year 2000 Journal, and additionally writes articles for Midrange Systems Magazine.  He is frequently asked to be keynote speaker at national and international conferences on high-tech, Y2K, and litigation matters. 1997 - 2000

 

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