Arnhem, The Netherlands. November 2013 Doing the opening keynote. Agile anti-patterns. Yes your agile projects can and will fail too. See QNH DevDays.
Antwerp, Belgium. November 2013. Will do introduction to agile, and agile anti-patterns. See TI Conference Days.
Madrid, Spain. October 2013. Talk about frameworks and dependencies. See CodeMotion Madrid.
Berlin-Potsdam, Germany. October 2013 Will do 120-minute workshop titled Structured testing in agile projects using smart use cases. October 2013. See also Agile Testing Days 2013.
Kiev, Ukraine. October 2013. Will do the closing keynote with my How frameworks can kill your projects talk. And likely a free-format, no-slides talk on software architecture. See XP Days 2013.
Arnhem, The Netherlands. September 2013 Will do talk on agile anti-patterns. See also ASAS 2013.
Krakow, Poland. June 2013. Doing a workshop on agile and agile requirements titled Surviving long-running agile projects. Agile by example. See also PAM Summit 2013.
Bangalore, India. May 2013. I will deliver a keynote on offshore agile, and four talks at this very lively event. Great to go back! See also GIDS 2013.
Oxford, UK. April 2013. Doing my talk Death by dogma versus assembling agile. See also ACCU 2013
Zeist, the Netherlands. March 2013. Delivered talk on building web applications on top of a COBOL back end. Software architecture, patterns, code. See SDN Event March 2013.
The Hague, Netherlands. April 2013. Will do talk about building web applications in ASP.NET op top of COBOL. See TechDays 2013
Berlin/Potsdam, Germany. March 2013. My updated talk on agile anti-patterns, dogmatic agile and assembling agile. See also Agile Dev Practices 2013.
Munich, Germany. January 2013. Doing two talks. One on structuring testing in agile projects using smart use cases. And the other on frameworks. See OOP 2013.
Vienna, Austria. January 2013. Doing a talk about agile anti-patterns. See Software Quality Days 2013.
Arnhem, The Netherlands. December 2012. I’m on the program twice. Talking about structuring agile testing with smart use cases, and about how to survive long-running agile .NET projects. See SDC.
Kiev, Ukraine. November 2012. Will be doing my “famous” talk on agile anti-patterns as closing keynote to the XP Days Ukraine. See XP Days Ukraine 2012.
Antwerp, Belgium. November 2012. Will talk about agile and agile anti-patterns with the students of the Karel de Grote-Hogeschool in Antwerp. See TI Conference Days 2012.
Kharkov, Ukraine. November 2012. Again doing a keynote at this great event. But more: tried out a new talk on smart use cases and Windows 8 development. Also lectured at Kharkov University. See NETWork 2012.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands. November 2012. Will keynote this event with a talk on agile contracting. See Agile Consortium.
Utrecht, The Netherlands. October 2012. Talk about surviving long-running agile projects. Titled Agile by Example.
Arnhem, Netherlands. September 2012. Presenting closing keynote on agile architecture. See Agile Architecture Symposium.
Zurich, Switzerland. June 2012. Presenting a talk on agile anti-patterns. Some feedback: “Just wanted to say thanks for your talk at Jazoon. I just wanted to say that it was for me the best session there.” See JAZOON 2012.
Oxford, UK. April 2012. Presented two talks at ACCU on agile anti-patterns and on how frameworks can kill your projects. See ACCU 2012
Bangalore, India. April 2012. Presented five talks on topics such as smart use cases, service oriented architecture, agile anti-patterns, frameworks. See GIDS 2012.
Manchester, UK. March 2012. Did keynote for UX conference on dogmatic agile. See Camp Digital.
Dieren, Netherlands. November 2011. Presented keynote on dogmatic agile versus assembling agile. See Agile Open Holland 2011.
Kharkov, Ukraine. October 2011. Did the keynote speech on how frameworks can kill your projects. See NETwork.
Atlanta, USA. May 2011. Delivered two talks. See videos at Agile Anti-Patterns (Channel 9, TechEd NA 2011) and Identifying, Modeling, Estimating and Reusing Services in Enterprise Projects using Smart Use Cases (Channel 9, TechEd NA 2011).
The Hague, Netherlands. April 2011. Presented a talk on how smart use cases drive web development. See the video of my talk at How smart use cases drive web development (Channel 9, DevDays 2011).
Brasilia, Brazil. April 2011. Delivered two talks. One on requirements in service oriented architecture projects, and one on agile service oriented architecture projects. See See 4th SOA & Cloud Symposium.
Munich, Germany. January 2011. Presented my talk on how frameworks can kill your projects. As a regular speaker at OOP also contributed to the 20th anniversary booklet. See OOP 2011.
Zurich, Switzerland. May 2010. Presented talk about requirements in service oriented architecture projects.
November 2009. Nieuwegein, Netherlands. Presented about using smart use cases in service oriented architecture projects. See LAC 2009.
.Delivered two talks. One on agile service oriented architecture projects, and one on smart use cases in service oriented architecture projects. October 2009. See 2th SOA & Cloud Symposium.
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