Lawrence Rowland is an associate professor of information systems in the college of business at Hawaii Pacific University. He founded Applied Analysis Inc., in Honolulu. Lawrence obtained his EdD from the University of Southern California, where he also received a MS in systems management. He also obtained an MS in agricultural and resource economics from the University of Hawaii, Manoa. Larry founded and is the college relations director for the Project Management Institute Honolulu Hawaii Chapter. Larry has taught project management for over twenty years and has overseen hundreds of projects.