Presentations, Talks & Workshops

This page lists conference and other presentations I have done in recent years with slides and commentary. Many of these presentations involve audience participation and are better described as workshops. Pattern material that has been presented at PLoP conferences (EuroPLoP and VikingPLoP) can be found on the
pattern pages.

Agile on the Beach 2014

DevelopMentor Webinar

June 2014


Jurmala, Latvia, May 2014

Pipeline (Continuous Delivery) Conference

London, April 2014

DevWeek 2014

Skills Matter - Beyond Projects

In the Brain presentation, March 2014


Project Management Specialist Interest Group

London Continuous Delivery Meetup

Target Process Community Meetup

  • “Requirements: Whose job are they any way?” (Abridged) December 2013, London


Riga Latvia, November 2013

Agile Tour London

November 2013

Agile Cambridge Conference

Cambridge, September 2013

IRM BCS Business Analysis Conference

London, September 2013

Skills Matter

In the Brain, London, September 2013

Agile on the Beach 2013

Falmouth UK, 5-6 September

Skills Matter

In the Brain, June 2013

Nordic Developer Conference

Oslo, 12-14 June, 2013

Project and Analysis Management Submit

Kraków, Poland, 13-14 June, 2013,

Skills Matter

In the Brain, April 2013

Agile Dev Practices

Berlin, 4-7 March 2013

London Lean Kanban Day

Saturday 16 March 2013, BCS London,


London, 4-8 March 2013

BCS Bristol

February 2013
  • Lessons from the Cornish Software Mines (abridged)

Software East

Cambridge February 2013,

Sync Conference

February 2013, Norwich, UK


November 2012, Malmo Sweden

Agile Cambridge


Agile on the Beach

September 2012

BCS Edinburgh, June 2012

ACCU Conference, Oxford, April 2012

BCS SIGIST conference

Testing specialist interest group conference

Agile East Anglia, Norwich

  • Dialogue Sheets for Retrospectives etc., 26 March,

BCS Central London

Agile Business Conference

Agile Cambridge

Agile on the Beach

September 2011

ACCU Conference 2011

Skills Matter “In the Brain” sessions

Agile, Lean, Kanban Exchange

Skills Matter, London, December 2010

Agile Cambridge

Agile Eastern Europe

Agile Business Conference

IRM Business Analysts 2010 Conference

  • Objective Agility: What does it take to be an Agile company? (September 2010, London)

Jax London conference,

Software East, Cambridge

IIBA Nottingham

Jax Conference London

IIBA Business Analysis Conference 2009

Brighton Agile Forum

  • May 2009: The Future of Agile

ACCU Conference 2009

BCS Bristol Spring School

March 2009, University of West England

BCS Kingston & Croydon

March 2009, Kingston University: Lean, Constraints, Action!
Kevin Rutherford

XP Day 2008

XP Day Conference 2008 - Designing the Agile Company (London, December 2008)

BCS SPA London

British Computer Society, Software Practice Advancement group

Oredev conference


British Computer Society, Project Management Special interest Group

BCS Cambridge

Joint event between British Computer Society Cambridge branch, International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA) and Cambridge Assessment
Cambridge, April 2008

ACCU 2008, Oxford, England

Managers: What are they Good for?

This was an interactive presentation looking at the, often misunderstood, role of managers:

The Developer, The Customer and Their Requirements

This session was a collaboration with Liz Sedley. It involved a presentation and some group tasks to investigation how requirements are gathered:

SPA 2008 Bedfordshire, England

ACCU Local, Autumn 2007


ACCU 2007 - Exposing Problems / Creating Awareness

This session was part presentation and part workshop in which I acted as a facilitator.

ACCU 2006 - Changing Your Organization

EuroPLoP 2005 - What do we think of Conway's Law now?

Conference at Irsee, German, July 2005.
A focus group discussion on the subject of Conway's Law.

ACCU Conference 2005

ACCU Conference 2004

ACCU Conference 2002

Other presentations


  • UK Lean Conference: Panel debate, 27 September 2009
  • Conference Chair for EuroPLoP 2009 at Kloster Iresee. Online EuroPLoP conference proceedings.
  • Software East: Building a Software Business, 22 January 2009
  • Programme Chair for EuroPLoP 2008 at Kloster Iresee, Irsee, Germany
  • BCS SPA Cambridge, January 2008: Panel discussion on 'Architects, who needs them? - and are they overpaid?'