John Quimby

John is a Research Scientist at the Center for Coordination Science at MIT. For the past few years, he has led the software development of the Process Handbook and been a contributing author to an IEEE journal article about the handbook. John spent the previous 15 years as a Software Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation. There he was the architect of the TeamRoute Workflow Control System, designer of workflow control user agents, and contributing architect to Digital's workflow strategy. He is the patent inventor of the Advanced Signature Data Object used for electronic signatures in workflow products, co-designer of a Business Process Re-engineering toolkit, architect and project leader for Vax Valu V1.0, V2.0, and beyond. In addition to working on three versions of VAX VTX, he designed Digital's initial EDI architecture and architected 10 Versions of Digital's VAX Remote Terminal Emulator. Prior to Digital, John was a member of the professional and technical staff of the University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire where he received his BFA in 1975. Recently he has worked on MOC.


CCS Working Paper No. 198

Tools for inventing organizations: Toward a handbook of organizational processes

Thomas W. Malone, Kevin Crowston, Jintae Lee, Brian Pentland, Chrysanthos Dellarocas, George Wyner, John Quimby, Charley Osborne, and Abraham Bernstein

January 1997

Current Address:
MIT Sloan School
77 Massachusetts Ave, NE20-336
Cambridge, MA 02139