CEO, Galorath Inc.
Dan Galorath serves as the CEO of Galorath Incorporated. During his over three decades in the industry, Daniel D. Galorath has been solving a variety of management, costing, systems, and software problems for both information technology and embedded systems. He has performed all aspects of software development and software management. One of his strengths has been reorganizing troubled software projects. He has created and implemented software management policies. His company, Galorath Incorporated, has developed the SEER® predictive analytics applications for cost, schedule, risk analysis, and management decision support. He is one of the principal developers of the SEER-SEM software evaluation model. His teaching experience includes development and presentation of courses in Software Cost, Schedule, and Risk Analysis; Software Management; Software Engineering; to name a few. Among Mr. Galorath’s published works are papers encompassing software cost modeling, testing theory, software life cycle error prediction and reduction, and software and systems requirements definition. Mr. Galorath was awarded the 2009 Society of Cost Estimation and Analysis (SCEA) Lifetime Achievement award for contributions to the industry; and the International Society of Parametric Analysts (ISPA) Freiman Award, awarded to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the theoretical or applied aspects of parametric modeling. Dan is a contributing author of “IT Measurement, Advice from the Experts” (Prentice Hall) and is the primary author of the book “Software Sizing, Estimation, and Risk Management: When Performance Is Measured Performance Improves” (Auerbach Publications, February 2006, ISBN: 0849335930). His widely read blog, Dan Galorath on Estimating, covers estimation, planning, measurement, control and risk analysis.