2003 Public Speaking Calendar

I may be in your area, giving a public talk. If I am, I hope you’ll stop by and say hi.

Nov. 10-12, 2003 Learning from Agile Projects Best Practices in Software Design for Medical Devices, Boston MA
Nov. 2-6, 2003 Interviewing with Ease

Predicting Project Completion

Making the Transition to Management

Project Planning in an Agile Environment

Delivering Presentations with Confidence and Competence

Building Writing Skill and Confidence: A Writing Workshop

AYE, Phoenix, AZ
Oct. 27-31, 2003 Managing the Management Balancing Act (keynote)

Tutorial: Becoming a Great Test Manager

Star West, San Jose, CA
Oct 21, 2003 Pragmatic Metrics for Effectice Project Managers Boston SPIN, MITRE, Bedford, MA
Oct. 17, 2003 Using Combinatorial Testing to Reduce Cost and Improve Quality Six Sigma for Software, Boston, MA
Oct. 14-15, 2003 Topics in Advanced Project Management (2-day version!) SPC, Vancover, BC
Oct. 7-8, 2003 Are Your Hiring Yesterday’s Testers? (invited talk)

Tutorial:Everything Project Managers Need to know About Requirements…

13ICSQ, Dallas, TX
Sept 16-18,2003 Making the Transition to Management

Attack Your Project Portfolio Before it Attacks You

Making Project Tradeoffs

Successful Software Management: 14 Lessons Learned

Pragmatic Metrics roundtable

How to say No BOF

Software DevelopmentBest Practices, Boston, MA
Aug. 26, 2003 Part of a panel on People Issues Rational User Conference, Orlando, FL
Aug. 20, 2003 Interview Techniques for Candidates WIND, Chelmsford, MA
July 23, 2003 Project Management and Testing in an Agile Environment CQAA, Chicago, IL
June 10, 2003 Agile Project Management: An Oxymoron? PMI Central Mass, Marlboro, MA
June 10, 2003 Interviewing Skills for Technical People YourComputerSchool, Acton MA
June 2-6, 2003 Ready, Aim…Hire Software Management, San Jose, CA
May 12-16, 2003 Testing Dialogues Star East, Orlando, CA
April 14, 2003 Project Checkup: Pragmatic metrics for healthy (and not-so-healthy) projects PMI Great Lakes Chapter, Southfield, MI
April 10, 2003 Release Criteria: Defining the Rules of the Product Release Game Boscon, Burlington, MA
March 31, 2003

April 1, 2003

April 2, 2003

Everything Project Managers Need to Know About Requirements..But Are too Busy to Ask

Delivering in Difficult Circumstances: Advanced Project Management

Negotiating Your Way to Project Success

SPC, Vancouver, CA
March 26-27, 2003 Effective Metrics for Pragmatic Project Managers

Successful Software Management: 13 Lessons Learned

Software DevelopmentWest, Santa Clara, CA
Feb 12, 2003 Test Planning in an Agile Environment Software Quality Group of New England, Burlington, MA
Jan. 23, 2003 Becoming a Great Tester: Assessing Tester Expertise Radview webinar. (It’s supposed to be posted. Until then, if you need the slides, email me.
Jan. 14, 2003 Shattering the Myth of the Inadequate Tester Boston SPIN, MITRE, Bedford, MA