Events, presentations, tutorials, classes, workshops

2016

     
on demand:
in your country
or in your company
Workshop: Predictable Projects - Delivering the Right Result at the Right Time
Example material: see workshop-handouts below (China, NL, SDM-Japan, AgileByExample, BCS)
Other examples of training: Evolutionary Project Management, Requirements & Design, Review & Inspection, Zero Defects, Project Estimation & Planning, Test Process Planning, Portfolio Management, Reliable Embedded Systems.
5-6 Dec
London
Quality On Time course - details will follow soon
BCS Members: free. Others: only £40.
5 Oct
Utrecht NL
Seminar "Elektronica Productie Proces, design bepaalt TCO"
Presentatie: Hoe goed is uw design?
18-21 July
Edinburgh
INCOSE International Symposium
17th GilbFest 2016 20-24 June
London
Seminar on Simplicity
Seminar Secretary.
Admission by invitation only.
Presentation: Simplicity by Design (pdf, 470 kb)
8-9 June
Madrid, Spain
ExpoQA16.   -   Ask me for a 20% discount code.
Abstract: Inspection Used In Various Ways (pdf, 161 kb)
30 May-2 June
Gdansk, Poland
AgileEurope2016
Workshop: Evo Planning - how to produce even more business value in less time (pdf, 1984 kb)
Lightning Talk: What's wrong with Demos? (pdf, 52 kb)
25-26 April
Gdynia, Poland
New Trends in Project Management 2016
Abstract: How to deliver Quality On Time - The right results at the right time, no excuses needed (pdf, 50 kb)
25 April: Session: Quality On Time - How to deliver the right results at the right time, no excuses needed (pdf, 884 kb)
26 April: Workshop: Quality On Time - How to deliver the right results at the right time, no excuses needed (pdf, 1908 kb)
3 Feb
Amsterdam
Workshop: Voorspelbare Projecten - Hoe realiseer je het juiste resultaat op het juiste moment (pdf, 3311 kb)
Probably in Dutch!
Aankondiging: Voorspelbare Projecten - Hoe realiseer je het juiste resultaat op het juiste moment (pdf, 93 kb)
18-19 Jan
London
Workshop: Quality On Time - How to deliver the right results at the right time, no excuses needed (pdf, 4884 kb)
BCS Members: free. Others: only £40. Book Online
Description: Workshop "Quality On Time" (pdf, 94 kb)

2015

28-30 Sept
Warsaw, Poland
Agile By Example 2015
Workshop (dojo): Evolutionary Planning - Producing even more in less time (pdf, 2823 kb)
Session: Evolutionary Planning - Producing even more in less time (pdf, 553 kb)
Lightning talk: What's wrong with demos? (pdf, 81 kb)
Session: How to move towards Zero Defects (pdf, 2622 kb), presentation video
Avavailable for AskTheExpert sessions during the conference
11 Sept
London
Course by Tom Gilb: Architecture Engineering: with emphasis on Quality
Guest Lecture: What has an Architect to do with planning? (pdf, 2376 kb)
9-10 Sept
London
Course by Tom Gilb: Value Requirements: with emphasis on Quality
Guest Lecture: How to get the message across (pdf, 1835 kb)
16th GilbFest 2015 22-26 June
London
Seminar on Innovation
Seminar Secretary. Admission by invitation only. If you think you can contribute to a highly knowledgeable group, get yourself invited!
10-11 June
Madrid
ExpoQA15
Session: How to move towards Zero Defects (pdf, 1687 kb)
18-21 May
Brussel
Belgium Testing Days
Session: No Questions - No Issues. Period! (pdf, 837 kb)
28-29 April
London
Test Management Summit
Half Day Workshop: Improving the effectiveness of Reviews and Inspections (pdf, 1613 kb)
9 April
London
Course by Tom Gilb: Lean Quality Assurance
Guest Lecture: Inspection used in various ways (pdf, 470 kb)
7-8 April
London
Course by Tom Gilb: Value-Driven Project Management
Guest Lecture: Predictable Projects - Using Evolutionary Project Management to get the Right Results at the Right Time (pdf, 657 kb)
30-31 March
London
Course by Tom Gilb: Value Requirements Engineering
Guest Lecture: How to get the message across (pdf, 643 kb) or Guest Lecture: How to move towards Zero Defects (pdf, 537 kb). Tell me which you'd prefer!
28 Jan
London
Test Management Forum
Presentation: How to move towards Zero Defects (pdf, 1489 kb)

2014

     
27-30 October
Cape Town
EMEASEC: EMEA Systems Engineering Conference
Tutorial: If space systems engineers could learn how to meet any deadline, couldn't you too? (pdf, 2333 kb)
15th GilbFest 2014 23-27 June
London
Seminar on Requirements
Seminar Secretary. Admission by invitation only. If you think you can contribute to a highly knowledgeable group, get yourself invited!

2013

     
14 November
Amsterdam
Agile Methods in the Finance Sector and Complex Environments
Presentation: Delivering the Right Result at the Right Time – no excuses needed
28-31 October
Potsdam
Agile Testing Days 2013
Workshop: Predictable Projects - Delivering the Right Things at the Right Time (pdf, 1005 kb)
24-25-26-27 Sept
Yokohama
Keio University, Graduate School of System Design and Management:
Lectures: Predictable Projects - Delivering the Right Results at the Right Time (pdf, 3482 kb)
8-11 Sept
Yokohama
APCOSEC 2013 - Predict the unpredictable to change the unchangeable
Presentation: How Systems Engineers learnt to meet all deadlines
GilbFest 2013 24-28 June
London
Seminar on Management Methods
Seminar Secretary. Admission by invitation only. If you think you can contribute to a highly knowledgeable group, get yourself invited!
6 June
Deventer NL
SE Light/Medium/Heavy?
Presentation: Hoezo SE light? (pdf, 286 kb)
24-25 May
Glasgow
LeanQA by Tom Gilb
Niels Malotaux Guest lecture: Inspection used in various ways (pdf, 409 kb)
23 May
London
Next Generation Testing Conference (Spring) 2013
This conference provides a new-style forum in which to share your experiences and concerns with your peers and acquire fresh ideas and solutions.
20-21 May
Nottingham
LeanQA by Tom Gilb
Niels Malotaux Guest lecture: Inspection used in various ways (pdf, 409 kb)
15-17 April
London
Advanced IT Project Management by Tom Gilb
Niels Malotaux Guest lecture: Predictable Projects - Using Evolutionary Project Management to get the Right Results at the Right Time (pdf, 569 kb)
4-7 March
Potsdam
Retrospectives on Agile – Forward Reasoning
Presentation: Retrospectives are good - Prespectives are better (pdf, 521 kb)
11-12 Feb
London
Project and System Level Requirements Specification by Tom Gilb
Niels Malotaux Guest lecture: How to get the message across (pdf, 717 kb)
6 Feb
London
Test Management Summit
Niels Malotaux Introduction: Who is the Customer of Testing? (pdf, 399 kb)

2012

     
19-22 November
Potsdam
Agile Testing Days 2012
Presentation: Testers are Bearers of Good News (pdf, 504 kb)
15 Nov
Amsterdam
Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Forum - Chairman
Presentation: ALM: How to Better Manage our Applications During their Lifecycle (pdf, 480 kb)
9-12 July
Rome
INCOSE International Symposium - Host committee member
Gilb-London 2012 25-29 June
London
Seminar on PRINCIPLES - Principles, Proverbs, Practices, Paradigms and Patterns
Seminar Secretary (admission by invitation only). We're full! Try next year!
23 May, London Next Generation Testing Conference (Spring) 2012
This conference provides a new-style forum in which to share your experiences and concerns with your peers and acquire fresh ideas and solutions. Panel 3: All about Agile - Moderator: Niels Malotaux
12-14 March
Brussels
Belgium Testing Days
Presentation: Quality Comes Not From Testing, but from improving the development process (pdf, 542 kb)
30 Jan
Den Haag
Agile Overheid OpenSpace
Presentation: Evolutionary Project Planning (pdf, 712 kb)
19 Jan, London Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Forum - Chairman
Presentation: ALM - How to better Manage our Applications during their Lifecycle (pdf, 525 kb)

2011

     
19-21 October
Seoul, Korea
APCOSE 2011 - Asia Pacific Systems Engineering Conference
Presentations:
1. How can Systems Engineers deliver better results in shorter time and why should they?
2. Predictable Projects
3. What’s the Essence of Lean for Systems Engineers?

Panel: Systems Engineering in IT Software-Intensive Systems
11-14 October
Yokohama
Keio University, Graduate School of System Design and Management:
Lectures: Predictable Projects - How to get the Right Results at the Right Time
Gilb-London 2011 20-24 June
London
Seminar on Solution Engineering, (admission by invitation only) - Seminar Secretary
18-19 May
London
Next Generation Testing Conference - Spring 2011
Presentation: Testers are Bearers of Good News (pdf, 537 kb)
8-10 March,
Herzliya, Israel
Incose Israel Systems Engineering Conference
Tutorial: How Proactive Systems Engineers can Realize Predictable Projects (pdf, 1743 kb)
20 Jan, London Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Forum - Chairman
Presentation: What is the essence of being Lean and Agile? (pdf, 760 kb)

2010

     
December
13+14 Beijing
16+17 Shanghai
China Institute for Innovation
2 day workshop: Predictable Projects - Delivering the Right Result at the Right Time (pdf, 4535 kb)
27 November
Netherlands
IncoseNL
Workshop: Predictable Projects (pdf, 2558 kb)
23 November
Stockholm
IncoseSE: Seminar on Lean and Agile Systems Engineering
Presentation: Practical Approaches for Becoming Lean and Agile (pdf, 2475 kb)
16-18 November
Madrid, Spain
ExpoQA'10
Tutorial: How to Improve the Result of Reviews and Inspections (pdf, 8865 kb)
Presentation: Help! We have a QA Problem! (pdf, 385 kb)   <<< Delegates Award: Best Presentation
12-15 October
Yokohama
Keio University, Graduate School of System Design and Management:
12 Oct: Lecture: Evo University Course (pdf, 2013 kb)
13-15 Oct: Fast course on: Predictable Projects - Delivering the Right Result at the Right Time (pdf, 4307 kb)
4-6 October
Keelung, Taiwan
APCOSE 2010 - Asia Pacific Systems Engineering Conference
Presentation: How Systems Engineers can Save Time and Achieve More (pdf, 663 kb)
21 September
Antwerpen
KVIV - Technologisch Instituut
Presentation: Help! We have a QA Problem!
12-15 July
Chicago
INCOSE International Symposium
Panel: Lean SE: Who Can Afford to Ignore it?
Gilb-London 2010 21-25 June
London
Seminar on Value Delivery,  (admission by invitation only) - Seminar Secretary
7-11 June
Yokohama
Keio University, Graduate School of System Design and Management
Lecture (first day): Reliable Embedded Systems (pdf, 2151 kb)
23-26 May
Stockholm
EuSEC- European Systems Engineering Conference - Conference co-chair
Tutorial (23 May): Predictable Projects - Delivering the Right Result at the Right Time (pdf, 2596 kb)
19-20 May
London
Unicom: Next Generation Testing Conference (Spring 2010) - Meeting New Challenges
Presentation: Optimizing the Contribution of Testing to Project Success (pdf, 301 kb)
27 April
London
Unicom: Business Tranformation through Agile
Presentation: Predicting the Results of Agile Projects, even when Outsourcing (pdf, 537 kb)
21 April
Bussum, NL
Dutch Testing Conference
Presentation: Optimizing the Contribution of Testing to Project Success (pdf, 369 kb)
15 April
NL
INCOSE NL
Presentation
: Evolutionary Approach for Systems Engineering
22-25 Feb
Yokohama
Keio University, Graduate School of System Design and Management:
Fast course (13 x 90 min) on: Predictable Projects - Delivering the Right Result at the Right Time (pdf, 4623 kb)
1-2 Feb
Shanghai
Workshop: Slash Project Time with Evolutionary Methods
Available for Project Coaching
in Shanghai: 3-4-5 February.

2009

     
30 Nov - 3 Dec
Stockholm
EuroSTAR conference
Presentation: Help! We have a QA Problem! (pdf, 137 kb)
SkillsMatter 6 Nov
London
SkillsMatter - In the Brain of Niels Malotaux:
Evolutionary Project Planning - How to Get and Keep your Project on Time (pdf, 1145 kb)
See a video recording of this presentation
4-5 Nov
London
Next Generation Testing Conference - Autumn 2009: Meeting New Challenges
Presentation
: Help! We have a QA Problem! (pdf, 137 kb)
20 Oct
Orsay, France
AFIS (INCOSE French Chapter): Lean experiences - 20 Oct, Orsay, France
Presentation:
Evo - Lean from the start
14-15 Oct
London
UKSMA Conference 2009
15 Oct: Presentation: Just Enough Estimation
16 Oct: Tutorial: Predictable Projects - Getting and Keeping Projects under Control
INCOSE Swedish Chapter 28 Sep
Stockholm
INCOSE Swedish Chapter meeting
Presentation
: Evo Planning or How to Achieve the Most Important Requirement (pdf, 311 kb)
16-18 Sep
Nürnberg
Conquest09
Presentation
: Help! We have a QA Problem! (pdf, 137 kb)
19-23 July Singapore INCOSE International Symposium "East Meets West - The Human Dimension to Systems Engineering"
Tutorial: Evolutionary Project Planning - How Systems Engineers can contribute to getting and keeping the project on time (pdf, 2680 kb)
Panel: System Engineering Management Plan (SEMP) - Does One Size Fit All? (pdf, 217 kb)
Presentation: How to Achieve the Most Important Requirement
see also Booklet 5: TimeLine: Getting and Keeping Control over your Project (pdf, 344 kb)
Gilb-London 2009 22-26 June
London
Seminar on "Culture Change" (admission by invitation only) - Seminar Secretary
If you know a lot about handling Culture Change, get yourself invited.
18 June
Hoofddorp, Netherlands
INTEGRATING AGILE Conference (English language)
Presentation: The Result is all that Counts
11 June
Nicosia, Cyprus
IMH - Project Management Conference,
Presentation
: Getting and Keeping Projects under Control
19 May
Nieuwegein
Projectmanagement Parade  (Dutch language)
Presentation
: Herkennen en Erkennen van Menselijk Gedrag als Noodzakelijke Voorwaarde voor Project Succes (Recognizing and Acknowledging Human Behaviour as an Essential Condition for Project Success)
12 May
Amersfoort, NL
IPMA - Regio Midden Nld, (Dutch language)
Presentation:
Voorspelbare Projecten - Hoe garandeer je het juiste resultaat op het juiste moment
22-25 April
Oxford
Accu Conference
Presentation: Controlling Risk By Design (pdf, 1120 kb)
19 Feb
London
Software Measurement and Improvement Forum
Effective Estimating: This SMIF looks at the impact of estimating on project performance.
How does your approach to estimating affect the delivery of value from software projects?
Presentation: Getting and Keeping your Project under Control (pdf, 946 kb)

2008

   
Organized by InnoDecision, 24-25 November, Shanghai, China.
Workshop: Slash Project Time with Evolutionary Methods
Available for Project Coaching in Shanghai: 26-27-28 November.
IPMA World Congress, 9-11 November, Roma, Italy
Paper and Panel: TimeLine: Getting and Keeping Projects under Control
APCOSE2008: Asia-Pacific Systems Engineering Conference, 22-23 September, Yokohama, Japan
Presentation: Recognizing and Understanding Human Behavior to Improve Systems Engineering Results (pdf, 184 kb)
Paper 6: Recognizing and Understanding Human Behavior to Improve Systems Engineering Results (pdf, 113 kb)
26 september 2008: In-house training at a client in Kyoto, Japan
6th Annual INCOSE SA Conference, 12-14 August, Pretoria, South Africa
Tutorial: Slash Project Time with Evolutionary Methods
Keynote: Time: The Lost Requirement?
Gilb-London 2008 Seminar on "Risk and Uncertainty", 23-27 June, London (admission on invitation only) - Seminar Secretary
If you know a lot about handling Risk and Uncertainty, get yourself invited.
International INCOSE Symposium, 15-19 June, Utrecht, Netherlands
Member of Organizing Committee, organizing the Tool Vendor Challenge (TVC)
SEPG-Europe, 10-13 June, Munich, Germany
Poster presentation: TimeLine: Getting and Keeping Control over your Project (pdf, 545 kb)
ICT kring Delft, 20 en 27 mei, Delft, Nederland.
Leergang Succesvol Plannen van Softwareprojecten (in Dutch)
Projecten zijn voortaan gewoon op tijd klaar
2x dinsdagmiddag/avond 13:30 - 20:30.
Software Practice Advancement 2008, 16-19 March, Bedfordshire, UK
Tutorial: And you thought you could estimate? (pdf, 748 kb)
INCOSE International Workshop, 2-29 January, Albuquerque NM, USA

2007

Key Steps to Successful Programme and Project Management, 20 -21 November, London, UK
Lecture: Meeting Project Deadlines, while Delivering Better Results
In house Review/Inspection Workshop, 22-23 October, Sibiu, Romania
PNSQC2007, 8-10 October, Portland-OR, USA
Paper: TimeLine: - getting and keeping control over your project
SPIN presentation: And you thought you could estimate?
Business Performance Management: A Strategic Perspective, 25-26 September, London, UK
Lecture: How to Get and Keep Control over your Projects
SD Best Practices, 18-21 September, Boston, USA
Tutorial: Optimally Organizing Software Development Activities for Project Success (Sep 18)
Class: TimeLine - Keeping Control of Your Individual Work and Your Project (Sep 19)
Booklet 5: TimeLine: Getting and Keeping Control over your Project (pdf, 344 kb)
Gilb-London 2007 Seminar on "Smart Decisions", 2-6 July, London (admission on invitation only) - Seminar Secretary
International Incose Symposium, 25-29 June, San Diego-CA, USA
Presentation: Controlling Project Risk by Design
Tutorial (reserve): Optimally Organizing System Engineering Activities for Project Success
ESEPG, 11-14 June, Amsterdam, Netherlands
12 June: Workshop: Optimally organizing software development activities with evolutionary methods
Project Management Parade, 8 May, Nieuwegein, Netherlands, in Dutch
Workshop: En U dacht dat U kon schatten? Evolutionaire project planning: Agile, maar toch op tijd!
4th annual conference on Innovations in Systems Engineering, 20-21 March, Israel
Presentation: Controlling Project Risk by Design
Tutorial: Optimally Organizing System Engineering Activities for Project Success

2006

Keio University,
Tokyo, Japan
COE International Workshop
Workshop: Life-Based Approach for Safety and Security of Large Complex Systems
17 November, Tokyo, Japan
Lecture: How Human Behavior Affects Safety & Security, and What We Can Do About it
SPIder conferentie, 3 October, Zeist, Netherlands

Presentatie: De Evolutionaire Project Aanpak Garandeert Project Succes (in Dutch)

Conquest2006, 27-29 September, Berlin, Germany
Tutorial: Project Success is not really difficult
Paper: Optimizing the Contribution of Testing to Project Success
Booklet 3: Optimizing the Contribution of Testing to Project Success (pdf, 226 kb)
European Systems Engineering Conference 2006, 18-20 September, Edinburgh, UK
Tutorial: Project Success is not really difficult
Panel: How to prepare papers for acceptance
Poster presentation: Controlling Project Risk by Design
Booklet 4: Controlling Project Risk by Design (pdf, 604 kb)
SD Best Practices, 11-14 September, Boston, USA
Tutorial: Slash Project Time with Evolutionary Methods: 11 Sep
Short class: Project Success - Every Time: 12 Sep
Panel: Selecting a Development Process: 14 Sep
Incose Symposium, 9-13 July, Orlando-FL, USA

Quality Assurance Paper:
Booklet 3a: Optimizing Quality Assurance for Better Results (pdf, 197 kb)

ESPI European SEPG Conference, 12-15 June, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tutorial: Slash Project Time with Evolutionary Methods, 12 June, 9:30-12:50

OGI, Beaverton-OR, USA, 11 May
9:00-17:00 - Evo Workshop: Slash Project Time with Evolutionary Methods
18:00-20:00 - Presentation: Controlling Project Risk by Design (pdf, 941 kb)
Booklet 4: Controlling Project Risk by Design (pdf, 604 kb)
Portland-Beaverton-
Hillsboro area, OR-USA
May 7 - 12: Available for Tutorials, Workshops, Coaching of projects and individuals
Contact me for details. Note: May 8, 9, 11 and 12 are already booked.
PSQT - Practical Software Quality and Testing Conference, 1-2 May, Las Vegas-NV, USA
Booklet 3: Optimizing the Contribution of Testing to Project Success (pdf, 226 kb)
Incose Israel: 3 April
Evo workshop

2005

VVSS2005: 2nd European Symposium on Verification and Validation of Software Systems and Testing, 24 November, Eindhoven, Nederland
Presentation: Optimizing the Contribution of Testing to Project Success (pdf, 232 kb)
Booklet 3: Optimizing the Contribution of Testing to Project Success (pdf, 226 kb)
KIvI-NIRIA, 12 november, 10:00 - 17:00
Project Management voor Gevorderden, Enschede, Nederland
PNSQC, 10-12 October, Portland-OR, USA
Evo Panel
Workshop: Slash Project Time with Evolutionary Methods (pdf, 964 kb)
Evo Test Paper: Optimizing the Contribution of Testing to Project Success (pdf, 226 kb)
Incose Risk Management User Forum, 6-7 October, Bremen, Germany
Organized by GfSE, Incose Netherlands and Incose Turkey.
Abstract: Controlling Risk by Design (pdf, 23 kb)
Presentation: Controlling Risk by Design (pdf, 1069 kb)
Software Development Best Practices, Sep, Boston, USA
Tutorial: Slash Project Time with Evolutionary Methods (pdf, 1072 kb)
Class: Why are you testing anyway? (pdf, 367 kb)
Class: Routinely Assuring Project Success - You can do it too (pdf, 399 kb)
Incose Symposium, 10-15 July, Rochester-NY, USA
Presentation: How to Routinely Assure Project Success
Workshop: Slash Project Time with Evolutionary Methods

2004

  IMEC, Nov 2004, Leuven, Belgium: Evo workshop.
DASC Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Oct 2004, Salt Lake City, USA
Evo workshop and lecture
OGI, Beaverton OR, USA, Oct 2004
Evo workshop
PNSQC, Portland, USA, Oct 2004

Evo lecture

Software Development Best Practices, Sep 2004, Boston, USA

Evo class

Incose2004 Symposium, June 2004, Toulouse, France

Evo workshop

2003

Asia SEPG, Hyderabad, India
Evo workshop and lecture
Incose IS 2003 Incose International Symposium 2003, Crystal City (Washington DC), US
Presentation

2002

Progress Progress Workshop, Oct 2002, Jaarbeurs, Utrecht, Netherlands
Progress: PROGram for Research on Embedded Systems & Software.
Booklet 1: Evolutionary Project Management Methods (pdf, 261 kb) originated from the paper for this workshop.
  NATO Symposium on Evolutionary Development, Sept 2002, Bonn, Germany
Evo paper
  Philips Software Conference, June 2002, Veldhoven, Netherlands.
Presentation: Evolutionary Development Methods (Evo) (pdf, 410 kb)
EuSEC2002: European Systems Engineering Conference
May 2002, Toulouse, France.
Presentation
Software Developers Conference NZ&Australia
March 2002, Wellington, New-Zealand and Melbourne, Australia
Presentation and Tutorial
D&E Event 2002 D&E Event 2002, Oct 2002, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Organized by: FHI, Amersfoort.
Lecture: Your projects never late by applying Evo