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    1. IGNITE Albuquerque Community Accelerator, "Autopsy of a Failed Startup," Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 1, 2016.

    2. OpenCoffee Club Santa Fe Startup and Creative Community, "Autopsy of a Failed Software Startup," public workshop, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 15, 2016.

    3. One Million Cups, "Offtoa," Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 24, 2016.

    4. Colorado Springs Technology Incubator, "Getting Investors to Yes," 2-hour public workshop, April 24, 2015.

    5. Placitas Community Library, "You Have a Great Idea for a New Business. Will You Make Money?" 2-hour public workshop, Placitas, New Mexico, January 30, 2015.

    6. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs School of Business, "Ethics in Business Strategy," class on Ethics in Finance and Organizational Decision Making taught by Prof. Gordon Stringer, November 6, 2013.

    7. Steamboat Springs Economic Summit 2013"Patterns of Entrepreneurial Failure," invited speaker, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, October 10, 2013.

    8. Lappeenrannan Teknillisen Yliopiston (Lappeenranta University of Technology)University Technology Transfer Office, "Methods for Evaluating Start-Up Companies," invited lecture, Lappeenranta, Finland, June 7, 2012.
    9. Lappeenrannan Teknillisen Yliopiston (Lappeenranta University of Technology), Department of Information Technology, "What Every Software Engineer Should Know about Entrepreneurship," invited lecture, Lappeenranta, Finland, June 5, 2012.

    10. Colorado Springs Entrepreneur of the Year Luncheon, "The State of Global Entrepreneurship," keynote speaker, Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 11, 2012.
    11. Verizon Wireless Conference on Raising the Bar on Collaboration, "Converging on a Shared Vision of a New Product through Enhanced Collaboration," keynote speaker, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, October 25, 2011.

    12. IBM Rational Conference on Present Challenges for Software Development, "How Does Requirements Engineering Fit Into a Business? It is Not Clear!" Madrid, Spain, June 29, 2011.

    13. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid), "Lessons Learned from Doing Practical Requirements Engineering for Thirty-Four Years: What Are the Big Problems and Why Does So Much Research Miss the Target?" Madrid, Spain, June 27, 2011.

    14. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid), "Requirements Management: Both Sides of the Key Debatable Issues," Madrid, Spain, June 22, 2011.

    15. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid), "Requirements: A Textbook Example of Goals Displacement," Madrid, Spain, June 21, 2011.

    16. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid), "Just Enough Requirements Management," Madrid, Spain, June 20, 2011.

    17. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid), "How Does Requirements Engineering Fit Into a Business? It is Not Clear!" Madrid, Spain, June 16, 2011.

    18. Sogang University, "Just Enough Requirements Management," Seoul, South Korea, May 26, 2011.

    19. IBM Rational Korea, "Requirements Elicitation and Documentation -- Relation to Business Structure," Seoul, South Korea, May 25, 2011.

    20. VentureDay R+ Iberoamericano 2010, "Two Big Successes, One Big Failure, and Now Trying Again: Some Lessons Learned in Entrepreneurship," Montevideo, Uruguay, November 23, 2010.

    21. 5th International Conference on Project Management (ProMAC2010), "Requirements Engineering's Key Success Factors for Project Management," keynote address, Tokyo, Japan, October 13, 2010.

    22. IEEE Requirements Engineering Conference, "Requirements: A Textbook Example of Goals Displacement," keynote address, Sydney, Australia, September 29, 2010.

    23. Colorado Springs Chapter of the International Institute of Business Analyst (IIBA), "Business Analysis: Is it Engineering or Business?" Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 15, 2010.

    24. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs School of Business, "Excitement of a Business Life," class on Building a Successful Future in Business taught by Prof. Ann Hickey, August 30, 2010.

    25. Korean CIO Forum and IBM Korea, "Requirements Management or Requirements Engineering? Is it Management or is it Engineering?" Seoul, South Korea, May 19, 2010.

    26. Sogang University and IBM Korea, "Just Enough Requirements Management," Seoul, South Korea, May 19, 2010.

    27. Technische Universität Dortmund (Technical University of Dortmund) and Fraünhofer, "Requirements Management: Both Sides of the Issues," Dortmund, Germany, December 16, 2009.

    28. Centrum für Unternehmensentwicklung (Centre of Corporate Development), "External Forces on Requirements Management and Their Contribution to Value Creation," Dortmund, Germany, December 15, 2009.

    29. Technische Universität Dortmund (Technical University of Dortmund), "Requirements Elicitation: How Do the Experts Do It?" class on Market Research taught by Prof. Hartmut Holzmüller, Dortmund, Germany, December 14, 2009.

    30. Universidad ORT Uruguay, Centro de Innovación y Emprendimientos, "Starting and Maintaining a New Company: Some Secrets of Entrepreneurship," Global Entrepreneurship Week, Montevideo, Uruguay, November 25, 2009.

    31. Universidad ORT Uruguay 1st Annual MBA Alumni Dinner, "The Importance of Entrepreneurship for MBA's," Montevideo, Uruguay, November 24, 2009.

    32. Colorado Springs Technology Incubator, "The Rise and Fall of a Software Startup," Colorado Springs, Colorado, October 16, 2009.

    33. Sogang University and IBM Korea, "External Forces on Requirements Management and Their Contribution to Value Creation," Seoul, South Korea, September 16, 2009.

    34. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid), European Union Masters in Software Engineering Erasmus Mundus Workshop, "What Every Software Engineer Should Know about Start-Ups," keynote address, Madrid, Spain, June 18, 2009.

    35. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid), Languages, Systems, and Software Engineering Department, "Requirements Engineering: Both Sides of the Issues," Madrid, Spain, June 18, 2009.

    36. Teknillinen korkeakoulu (Helsinki University of Technology), "Agility in Dynamic Markets and Tough Competition," Helsinki, Finland, March 25, 2009.

    37. Lockheed Martin, "Requirements Triage," 1 hour webinar organized by IEEE Computer Society, March 4, 2009.

    38. OOP 2009: Software Meets Business, "What Every Software Engineer Should Know about Start-Ups," Munich, Germany, January 27, 2009.

    39. Pet Care Services Association Annual Convention and Expo, "Exit Strategies," Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 30, 2008.

    40. Universitá di Pisa (University of Pisa), "Requirements for Services: Does it Make Sense?" Pisa, Italy, September 19, 2008.

    41. Teknillinen korkeakoulu (Helsinki University of Technology), "Requirements for Services: Does it Make Sense?" Helsinki, Finland, July 25, 2008.

    42. Motorola St. Petersburg Software Center, "Requirements Elicitation: How Do Experts Do It?" St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, July 21, 2008.

    43. Sogang University, "Requirements Engineering Research: Both Sides of the Issues," Seoul, South Korea, June 27, 2008.

    44. Best Practices in Teaching Entrepreneurship Conference, "The Rise and Fall of a Startup: How a Failure Can Be a Success," keynote address, Colorado Mountain College, Leadville, Colorado, June 6, 2008.

    45. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, School of Business, "The Role of Asia in Global Information Technology," class on International Business taught by Prof. Carol Finnegan, February 26, 2008.

    46. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, School of Business, "Personal Creativity," class on Personal and Team Creativity taught by Prof. Sally von Breton, February 25, 2008.

    47. Atma Jaya University, Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Industrial Technology, "The Role of Asia in Global Software Production," Yogyakarta, Indonesia, September 24, 2007.

    48. Atma Jaya University, Department of International Business, Faculty of Economics, "Experiences in International Business," class on Cross-Cultural Business taught by Prof. Andrea Mahestu Noviandra, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, September 21, 2007.

    49. Atma Jaya University, Industrial Engineering Department, Faculty of Industrial Technology, "Entrepreneurship in the Global (and Flat) World," Yogyakarta, Indonesia, September 21, 2007.

    50. Atma Jaya University, Industrial Engineering Department, Faculty of Industrial Technology, "Rise and Fall of a Business Startup (with Lessons for all Wannabe Entrepreneurs)," Yogyakarta, Indonesia, September 14, 2007.

    51. Atma Jaya University, Computer Cluster, Faculty of Economics, "Customer Satisfaction, Revenue Generation and Requirements Management," class on Systems Analysis and Design taught by Prof. Samiaji Sarosa, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, September 11, 2007.

    52. Atma Jaya University, Computer Cluster, Faculty of Economics, "Customer Satisfaction, Revenue Generation and Requirements Management," class on Information Systems Seminar taught by Prof. Samiaji Sarosa, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, September 10, 2007.

    53. Atma Jaya University, Department of Informatics, Faculty of Industrial Technology, "Software Engineering Trends," Yogyakarta, Indonesia, September 7, 2007.

    54. Atma Jaya University, Computer Cluster, Faculty of Economics, "Just Enough Requirements Management," class on Systems Analysis and Design taught by Prof. Samiaji Sarosa, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, September 4, 2007.

    55. Atma Jaya University, Computer Cluster, Faculty of Economics, "IS Management Disasters," class on Introduction to Information Systems taught by Prof. Samiaji Sarosa, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, September 3, 2007.

    56. IEEE Requirements Engineering for Services (REFS) Workshop, "Requirements for Services: Does it Make Sense?" keynote address, Beijing, China, July 23, 2007.

    57. Tsinghua University, School of Software, "Technology Management Disasters," Beijing, China, July 20, 2007.

    58. Chinese Academy of Science, Institute of Mathematics and System Sciences, "Requirements Triage," Beijing, China, July 20, 2007.

    59. Tsinghua University, School of Software, "Requirements Elicitation -- How Do the Experts Do It?" Beijing, China, July 19, 2007.

    60. Tsinghua University, School of Software, "Requirements Engineering Process Improvement: Is it Possible?" Beijing, China, July 19, 2007.

    61. Tsinghua University, School of Software, "The Role of Asian Countries in Global Requirements Engineering Research," Beijing, China, July 13, 2007.

    62. Korea Defense Software Industry Academy Research Association (Kodesa) Annual Symposium, "Best Requirements Management Practices for the Defense Department," keynote address, Seoul, South Korea, June 20, 2007.

    63. Denver Java Users Group, "What's New About New Methods of Software Development?" Denver, Colorado, October 11, 2006.

    64. NASSCOM Quality Summit 2006, "Requirements Engineering Process Improvement: Is it Possible?" Bangalore, India, September 7, 2006.

    65. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid), Process Improvement Research Group, "Requirements Engineering Process Improvement -- What Does it Mean?" Madrid, Spain, July 26, 2006.

    66. Hitachi Systems Laboratory, "Requirements Elicitation -- How Do the Experts Do It?", Yokohama, Japan, July 14, 2006.

    67. Software Process Engineering Symposium (SPES 2006), "Requirements Engineering Process Improvement -- What Does it Mean?" keynote address, National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Tokyo, Japan, July 13, 2006.

    68. Japan Information Technology Services Industry Association, "Just Enough Requirements Management," Tokyo, Japan, July 11, 2006.

    69. Japan Information Technology Services Industry Association, "The Roles of Asian Countries in Global Requirements Engineering Research," invited briefing, Tokyo, Japan, July 11, 2006.

    70. Nanzan University, "Customer Satisfaction, Revenue Generation and Requirements Management," invited lecture in class on Introduction to Software Engineering taught by Prof. Mikio Aoyama, Nagoya, Japan, July 11, 2006.

    71. Nagoya Public Seminar, "Just Enough Requirements Management," Nagoya, Japan, July 10, 2006.

    72. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid), Software Engineering Research Group, "Requirements Elicitation: How Do the Experts Do It?" Madrid, Spain, July 5, 2006.

    73. Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (Technical University of Barcelona), "Requirements Elicitation: How Do the Experts Do It?" Barcelona, Spain, June 28, 2006.

    74. Care Technologies, S.A., "Secrets of Requirements Triage," Denia, Spain, June 23, 2006.

    75. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Technical University of Valencia), "Secrets of Requirements Triage," Valencia, Spain, June 22, 2006.

    76. Universidad de Murcia (University of Murcia), "Requirements Engineering Process Improvement - What Does it Mean?" Murcia, Spain, June 20, 2006.

    77. Universidad de Murcia (University of Murcia), "Requirements Elicitation: How Do the Experts Do It?" Murcia, Spain, June 19, 2006.

    78. Technische Universität Wien (Technical University of Vienna), Faculty of Informatics, "Requirements Elicitation: How Do the Experts Do It?" Vienna, Austria, June 6, 2006.

    79. DaimlerChrysler AG, "Just Enough Requirements Management," Berlin, Germany, May 12, 2006.

    80. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, School of Business, "Consulting Skills," class on Information Technology Project Management taught by Prof. Ann Hickey, April 27, 2006.

    81. Pohang University of Science and Technology (PosTech), "Rise and Fall of a Software Startup," Pohang, South Korea, April 3, 2006.

    82. Sogang University, "The Roles of Asian Countries in Global Requirements Engineering Research," Seoul, South Korea, March 27, 2006.

    83. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, School of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, "Life in Nigeria," class on Introduction to Cultural Anthropology taught by Prof. Roche Lindsey, Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 20, 2006.

    84. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, School of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, "Life in Nigeria," class on Introduction to Cultural Anthropology taught by Prof. Roche Lindsey, Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 14, 2006.

    85. Fifth Japanese Aerospace Exploration Workshop on Critical Software (WOCS), "Requirements Triage for Critical Applications," keynote address, Tokyo, Japan, November 1, 2005.

    86. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, "Secrets of Requirements Triage," Kamakura, Japan, October 31, 2005.

    87. Colorado Technical University, "Just Enough Requirements Management," class on Software Process Engineering taught by Prof. Dick Fairley, Colorado Springs, Colorado, October 15, 2005.

    88. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, School of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, "Life in Nigeria," class on Introduction to Cultural Anthropology taught by Prof. Roche Lindsey, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 27, 2005.

    89. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, School of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, "Life in Nigeria," class on Introduction to Cultural Anthropology taught by Prof. Roche Lindsey, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 26, 2005.

    90. National ICT Australia, "The Rise and Fall of a Software Startup," Sydney, Australia, August 9, 2005.

    91. University of Technology, Sydney, Faculty of Information Technology, "Information Technology and International Business Opportunities," class on the Commercial Environment of Information Technology taught by Prof. Gordana Culjak, Sydney, Australia, August 8, 2005.

    92. Fifth International Conference on Web Engineering, "Just Enough Requirements Management for Web Engineering," keynote address, Sydney, Australia, July 27, 2005.

    93. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, School of Business, "Technology Management Disasters," class on Information Technology taught by Prof. Peggy Beranek, May 12, 2005.

    94. University of Victoria, British Columbia, Department of Computer Science, "Requirements Elicitation: How Do Experts Do It?" Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, February 5, 2005.

    95. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, School of Business, "Technology Management Disasters," class on Managing Technology for Strategic Advantage, taught by Prof. Peggy Beranek, November 3, 2004.

    96. University of North Texas, Information Systems Research Center, "Just Enough Requirements Management," keynote speaker, Dallas, Texas, September 15, 2004.
    97. Georgia Southern University, "The IT Entrepreneurial Challenge," Statesboro, Georgia, September 13, 2004.

    98. Mouse, Inc., "Just Enough Requirements Management," invited public presentation, Osaka, Japan, September 6, 2004.

    99. University of Technology, Sydney, "Just Enough Requirements Management," invited public presentation, Sydney, Australia, August 12, 2004.

    100. Deakin University, School of Information Systems, "The IT Entrepreneurial Challenge," Melbourne, Australia, August 11, 2004.

    101. Deakin University, School of Information Systems, "Requirements Triage: Deciding What to Build," Melbourne, Australia, August 11, 2004.

    102. University of Technology, Sydney, Centre for Object Technology Applications and Research, "The IT Entrepreneurial Challenge: The Rise and Fall of a Software Startup," Sydney, Australia, August 10, 2004.

    103. University of Technology, Sydney, Requirements Engineering Research Group, "A Requirements Triage Tool," Sydney, Australia, August 6, 2004.

    104. University of Technology, Sydney, Faculty of Information Technology, "Just Enough Requirements Management," Sydney, Australia, August 4, 2004.

    105. University of Technology, Sydney, Requirements Engineering Research Group, "Requirements Elicitation: How Do Experts Do It?" Sydney, Australia, July 23, 2004.

    106. Silver State International Council on Systems Engineering, "Requirements Triage -- How to Decide What to Build," Las Vegas, Nevada, April 27, 2004.

    107. Dublin City University, "Great Software Debates," Dublin, Ireland, April 5, 2004.

    108. Colorado Springs High Tech Startup Symposium, "Productization and the Startup," Colorado Springs, Colorado, March 11, 2004.

    109. Colorado Springs International Council on Systems Engineering, "Requirements Triage -- How to Decide What to Build," Colorado Springs, Colorado, March 9, 2004.

    110. University of the Western Cape, Department of Information Systems, "Consulting Skills," Guest Lecturer for Class on IT Consulting, Prof. Yvette Goussard, Bellville, South Africa, October 24, 2003.

    111. Universidad de Sevilla (University of Seville), Department of Lenguajes y Sistimos Informáticos, "Requirements Elicitation: How Do the Experts Do It?" Seville, Spain, June 18, 2003.

    112. Seventh Conference of the Engineering of Software and Databases -- JISBD 2002 (VII Jornadas de Ingeniería del Software y Bases de Datos), "An Historic Perspective of Agile Methods," keynote address, El Escorial, Spain, November 19, 2002.

    113. Seventh International Symposium on the Future of Software Technology (ISFST 2002), "Requirements Triage: The Most Important Part of Software Development . . . and the Most Ignored," keynote address, Wuhan City, Hubei, China, October 24, 2002.

    114. Starbase International User Conference 2002, "Secrets of Requirements Triage," keynote address, San Diego, California, October 16, 2002.

    115. Minneapolis Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), "Doing Requirements Management in Internet Time," Bloomington, Minnesota, July 9, 2001.

    116. Thirteenth International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, "Requirements Triage: The Most Important Part of Software Engineering . . . and the Most Ignored," keynote address, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 14, 2001.

    117. Albuquerque Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN), "Requirements Management: Following Processes Does Not Have to Be a Burden!" Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 7, 2001.

    118. ProjectWorld 2001, "How to Align Project Management with Strategic Corporate Goals," Executive Forum, Boston, Massachusetts, May 21, 2001.

    119. Lucent Information Exchange Forum on Requirements Engineering, "Requirements Management in Internet Time," keynote address, Naperville, Illinois, May 17, 2001.

    120. Seattle International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), "Planning Complex Systems in a Business Context," Seattle, Washington, May 2, 2001.

    121. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, School of Business, "Compressing the Software Development Life Cycle," class on Information Systems Project Management taught by Profs. Rebecca Duray and Ann Hickey, April 26, 2001.

    122. TBI International User Conference 2001, "Just Enough Requirements Management," Santa Ana, California, April 23, 2001.

    123. Atlanta Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN), "Doing Requirements in Internet Time," Atlanta, Georgia, April 17, 2001.

    124. Bay Area International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), "Requirements Management -- the Basis for System Engineering," Sunnyvale, California, March 6, 2001.

    125. Boston Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), "How to Align Project Management with Strategic Corporate Goals," Burlington, Massachusetts, January 18, 2001.

    126. Boston Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN), "Aligning Project Management Goals with Corporate Goals," Burlington, Massachusetts, January 16, 2001.

    127. Motorola, "Requirements Triage," Phoenix, Arizona, December 4, 2000.

    128. Pikes Peak Region of the IEEE Computer Society, "Requirements Triage," Colorado Springs, Colorado, November 8, 2000.

    129. Informatik 2000, "Do We Really Need Requirements?" Berlin, Germany, September 22, 2000.

    130. Israeli Aircraft Industries (IAI) 2nd Annual Systems Engineering Symposium, "Requirements Management - The Basis for System Engineering," keynote address, Tel Aviv, Israel, September 20, 2000.

    131. Israeli Chapter of the IEEE Computer Society and The Israeli Users' Association (ILTAM), "All's Well that Starts Well: How a Few Simple Practices During the Requirements Phase Can Prevent Project Disaster (with apologies to William Shakespeare)," Hertselia, Israel, September 19, 2000.

    132. Pikes Peak Regional Chapter of the Project Management Institute, "Compressing the Software Life-Cycle," Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 14, 2000.

    133. San Francisco Regional Chapter of the Project Management Institute, "How to Align Project Management with Strategic Corporate Goals," San Francisco, California, September 13, 2000.

    134. Seattle Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN), "Requirements Management: Following Processes Does Not Have to Be a Burden!" Seattle, Washington, August 23, 2000.

    135. Phoenix Chapter of the Project Management Institute, "Secrets of Requirements Triage, or How to Determine Which Features to Include and Which to Exclude," Phoenix, Arizona, July 20, 2000.

    136. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (Spanish National Research Council), "The Requirements Analyst as Don Quixote: Tilting at Windmills," Madrid, Spain, June 15, 2000.

    137. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (Spanish National Research Council), "20/20, A Vision for the Future of Software Development: Leading Edge Techniques in Product Planning and Requirements Management," Madrid, Spain, June 14, 2000.

    138. Project Management Expo of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Project Management Institute, "How to Align Project Management with Strategic Corporate Goals," San Jose, California, May 15, 2000.

    139. Spring Symposium of the Mile High Chapter of the Project Management Institute, "Requirements Management and Scope Management for Software Development," Denver, Colorado, May 1, 2000.

    140. Pikes Peak Regional Chapter of the Project Management Institute, "How to Align Project Management with Strategic Corporate Goals," Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 10, 2000.

    141. 20/20, A Vision for the Future of Software Development – A One-Day Conference with Ed Yourdon, "Leading Edge Techniques in Product Planning and Requirements Management," Denver, Colorado, November 16, 1999.

    142. Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Product Development Management Association (PDMA), "The Three R’s of Portfolio Management: Resources, Risks, and Rewards," Denver, Colorado, November 16, 1999.

    143. Miller Freeman Software Development Conference East, "Software Product Planning: How to Align Requirements with Your Business Goals," Washington, D.C., November 8, 1999.

    144. IEEE International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems, "Planning Complex Systems in a Business Context," keynote address, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 20, 1999.

    145. Rational Users Group Conference, "Requirements-Based Product Planning," Seattle, Washington, July 26, 1999.

    146. Pikes Peak Chapter of the IEEE Computer Society, "Requirements-Based Product Planning," guest luncheon speaker, Colorado Springs, July 21, 1999.

    147. Denver Area SPIN, "Making the Right Trade-Off Decisions: Balancing Requirements, Release Date, and Market Parameters when Planning a Software Project," Denver, Colorado, April 27, 1999.

    148. Federal Express Software Process Improvement Awareness Conference, "What Are Software Best Practices Anyway?" keynote address, Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 24, 1998.

    149. Federal Express Software Process Improvement Awareness Conference, "Maturity in Requirements Management," Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 24, 1998.

    150. Federal Express Software Process Improvement Awareness Conference, "Software Project Management Disasters," Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 24, 1998.

    151. SD&M Corporation, "Principles Underlying Software Development," Munich, Germany, June 3, 1998.

    152. Miller Freeman Software Development Conference East, "Best Practices in Software Development," Washington, D.C., September 30, 1997.

    153. Miller Freeman Software Development Conference East, "Maturity in Requirements Management," Washington, D.C., September 29, 1997.

    154. Intel Corporation, "Principles Underlying Software Development," Portland, Oregon, August 7, 1997.

    155. GTE Laboratories Distinguished Speaker, "What are Software Engineering Best Practices, Anyway?" Waltham, Massachusetts, June 25, 1997.

    156. Eighth International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, "What are Software Engineering Best Practices, Anyway?" keynote address, Madrid, Spain, June 18, 1997.

    157. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid), Department of Computer Science, "Maturity in Requirements Management," Madrid, Spain, June 17, 1997.

    158. Pikes Peak Chapter of the National Council on Systems Engineering (NCOSE), "Maturity in Requirements Management," Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 19, 1997.

    159. Dallas Area SPIN, "Just Say No; Requirements Management," Dallas, Texas, April 29, 1997.

    160. Colorado State University, Department of Computer Science, "Maturity in Requirements Management," Fort Collins, Colorado, April 23, 1997.

    161. American Programmer Summit ‘97, "Best Practices in Software Development," Boston, Massachusetts, April 9, 1997.

    162. Miller Freeman Software Development Conference West, "Maturity in Requirements Management," San Francisco, California, April 1, 1997.

    163. Miller Freeman Software Development Conference West, "Software Management Disasters," San Francisco, California, March 31, 1997.

    164. Bay Area SPIN, "Just Say No; Requirements Management," San Francisco, California, February 19, 1997.

    165. Washington D.C. Chapter of the ACM Professional Development Seminar, "Principles Underlying Software Development," College Park, Maryland, November 4, 1996.

    166. Miller Freeman Software Development Conference East, "Maturity in Requirements Management," Maryland, October 29, 1996.

    167. Miller Freeman Software Development Conference East, "Software Management Disasters," Maryland, October 28, 1996.

    168. Upper Midwest Conference on Practical Software Quality Techniques, "What Makes a Good Requirements Specification Good," Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2, 1996.

    169. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, "Managing Software Projects: What's So Special?" Colorado Springs, Colorado, Guest Lecturer for Business School Class on Project Management, Prof. Larry Anderson, November 27, 1995.

    170. University of Colorado at Boulder, "Practice vs. Art vs. Research in Requirements Engineering," Boulder, Colorado, September 28, 1995.

    171. Seventh International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, "Is Knowledge Engineering on the Path of Software Engineering?" keynote address, Rockville, Maryland, June 22, 1995.

    172. Colorado Springs Software Roundtable, "Software Management Disasters," Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 7, 1995.

    173. Tektronix, Inc., "Practice vs. Art vs. Research in Requirements Engineering," Portland, Oregon, November 29, 1994.

    174. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, "Practice vs. Art vs. Research in Requirements Engineering," Kamakura, Japan, June 29, 1994.

    175. Fujitsu Cross-Cultural Center, "Software Lemmingineering," Tokyo, Japan, June 23, 1994.

    176. Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., "Software Engineering Maturity," Osaka, Japan, June 22, 1994.

    177. Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., "Multiple Views of Requirements," Osaka, Japan, June 22, 1994.

    178. Sharp Co. Ltd. "Software Engineering Maturity," Nara, Japan, June 21, 1994.

    179. Hiroshima University, Department of Computer Science Colloquium, "Software Process," Hiroshima, Japan, June 20, 1994.

    180. MCI Corporation, "Process Maturity: CMM and Beyond," Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 14, 1994.

    181. Colorado State University, Department of Computer Science Colloquium, "A Multi-Lingual Technique for Requirements Engineering," Fort Collins, Colorado, February 7, 1994.

    182. IEEE InfoBahia '93, "Software Process," keynote address, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, November 25, 1993.

    183. Pikes Peak Chapter of the National Council on Systems Engineering (NCOSE), "A Multi-Lingual Technique for Requirements Engineering," Colorado Springs, Colorado, October 28, 1993.

    184. Cadence Design Systems Distinguished Speaker, "Insuring Quality in Requirements Specifications," Chelmsford, Massachusetts, July 26, 1993.

    185. Oxford University, Programming Research Group (PRG), "Requirements Engineering: An Assessment," Oxford, England, July 6, 1993.

    186. British Telecom Research, "State-of-the-Art in Requirements Engineering," Ipswich, England, July 5, 1993.

    187. British Telecom Research, "What Makes a Good Software Requirements Specification Good," Ipswich, England, July 5, 1993.

    188. University of York, "A Canonical Representation of Requirements," York, England, July 2, 1993.

    189. Sheffield Polytechnic University, "State-of-the-Art in Requirements Engineering," Sheffield, England, July 1, 1993.

    190. Colorado Springs Chapter of the Sigma Xi, "What's Happening in Software Engineering: A Non-Threatening Guide to Building Large Software Systems," Colorado Springs, May 26, 1993.

    191. Second International Software Testing, Analysis and Review Conference, "Verifying Quality in a Requirements Specification," Monterey, California, May 5, 1993.

    192. Hewlett-Packard, "What Makes a Good Software Requirements Specification Good," Colorado Springs, February 25, 1993.

    193. Pikes Peak Chapter of the ACM, "A Multi-Lingual Technique for Requirements Engineering," guest luncheon speaker, Colorado Springs, November 18, 1992.

    194. Schlumberger Laboratory for Computer Science, "Tough Management Decisions," Austin, Texas, September 24, 1992.

    195. Pikes Peak Chapter of the ACM, "A Concurrent Process Model for Software Development," guest luncheon speaker, Colorado Springs, March 19, 1992.

    196. George Mason University, "Qualities of a Well-Written Requirements Specification," Guest Lecturer for Class on Requirements Specifications, Prof. Bo Sanden, Fairfax, Virginia, November 12, 1991.

    197. Mouse, Inc., "The State-of-the-Practice vs. State-of-the-Art of Requirements Engineering," Kyoto, Japan, September 19, 1991.

    198. Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., "The State-of-the-Practice vs. State-of-the-Art of Requirements Engineering," Osaka, Japan, September 19, 1991.

    199. Waseda University, "The State-of-the-Practice vs. State-of-the-Art of Requirements Engineering," Tokyo, September 17, 1991.

    200. Fujitsu, Ltd., "The State-of-the-Practice vs. State-of-the-Art of Requirements Engineering," Kawasaki, Japan, September 16, 1991.

    201. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, "TINA: A Requirements Engineering Environment Independent of Requirements Method," Kamakura, Japan, September 16, 1991.

    202. NTT Software Laboratories, "A Method to Integrate Requirements Specifications Written Using Multiple Requirements Methods," Tokyo, September 10, 1991.

    203. Tohoku University, Department of Machine Intelligence Colloquium, "A Concurrent Process Model for Software Development," Sendai, Japan, September 9, 1991.

    204. Boeing Computer Services, "The State-of-the-Practice vs. State-of-the-Art of Requirements Engineering," Seattle, Washington, May 22, 1991.

    205. University of Colorado, Department of Computer Science Colloquium, "A Method to Integrate Requirements Specifications Written Using Multiple Requirements Methods," Colorado Springs, May 3, 1991.

    206. Washington D.C. Chapter of the ACM Professional Development Seminar, "The State-of-the-Practice vs. State-of-the-Art of Requirements Engineering: A Transition Plan," College Park, Maryland, May 2, 1991.

    207. University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Colloquium, "Integrating the Multiple Views of Requirements," Chicago, Illinois, May 17, 1989.

    208. George Mason University, "A Taxonomy of Software Requirements Specification Techniques," Fairfax, Virginia, May 2, 1988.

    209. Fujitsu, Ltd., "A Taxonomy of Software Requirements Specification Techniques," Tokyo, October 13, 1987.

    210. Fujitsu, Ltd., "Strategies for Comparing Alternate Software Development Life Cycle Models," Tokyo, October 13, 1987.

    211. NEC Corporation, "A Taxonomy of Software Requirements Specification Techniques," Tokyo, October 12, 1987.

    212. Hiroshima University, Department of Computer Science Colloquium, "Strategies for Comparing Alternate Software Development Life Cycle Models," Hiroshima, Japan, October 5, 1987.

    213. Sharp Co. Ltd., "A Taxonomy of Software Requirements Specification Techniques," Nara, Japan, October 2, 1987.

    214. Mouse, Inc., "A Taxonomy of Software Requirements Specification Techniques," Osaka, Japan, October 1, 1987.

    215. University of Illinois, Department of Computer Science Colloquium, "A Paradigm for the Comparison of Alternate Software Development Life Cycle Models," Urbana, September 16, 1986.

    216. Northwestern University, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Colloquium, "A Paradigm for the Comparison of Alternate Software Development Life Cycle Models," Evanston, Illinois, June 10, 1986.

    217. IEEE Argentina National Congress, "The State of the Art of Software Engineering -- Today and Tomorrow," keynote address, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 28, 1984.

    218. Arizona State University, Department of Computer Science Colloquium, "Software Requirements Specification and Analysis," Phoenix, February 17, 1984.

    219. IEEE Distinguished Lecture, "Software Requirements Specification and Analysis," Santiago, Chile, December 8, 1983.

    220. IEEE Distinguished Lecture, "Software Requirements Specification and Analysis," Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 6, 1983.

    221. IEEE Distinguished Lecture, "Software Requirements Specification and Analysis," Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 4, 1983.

    222. IEEE Distinguished Lecture, "Software Requirements Specification and Analysis," Lima, Peru, December 1, 1983.

    223. IEEE Distinguished Lecture, "Software Requirements Specification and Analysis," Quito, Ecuador, November 29, 1983.

    224. IEEE Distinguished Lecture, "Software Requirements Specification and Analysis," Panama City, Panama, November 27, 1983.

    225. IEEE Distinguished Lecture, "Software Requirements Specification and Analysis," Mexico City, Mexico, November 24, 1983.

    226. Arizona State University, "A Taxonomy of the Early Phases of the Software Development Life-Cycle," Guest Lecturer for Class on Specification Techniques, Prof. Scott Woodfield, Phoenix, November 9, 1983.

    227. Air Force Studies Board, National Research Council, Committee on Methods for Improving Software Quality and Life Cycle Cost, "Pressing the State of the Art in Software Engineering Technology," Woods Hole, Massachusetts, July 1983.

    228. Educational Foundation of the Data Processing Management Association, "Requirements Languages -- A Taxonomy," Computers in Defense -- The Next Ten Years, Los Angeles, California, June 9, 1983.

    229. AMP, Inc., "Extendible Environments for Software and Hardware Development," Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, March 25, 1983.

    230. Educational Foundation of the Data Processing Management Association, "Requirements Specification Languages -- A Look at the New Language Designs and Support Tools," Computers in Defense -- The Next Ten Years, Boston, Massachusetts, December 13, 1982.

    231. Educational Foundation of the Data Processing Management Association, "Requirements Specification Languages -- A Look at the New Language Designs and Support Tools," Computers in Defense -- The Next Ten Years, Washington, D.C., December 2, 1982.

    232. United Technologies Research Center, "The State of the Art of Requirements Engineering," East Hartford, Connecticut, October 6, 1982.

    233. Phoenix Chapter of the IEEE Communications Society, "The Present and Future of Telecommunications Software Production and Automation," Phoenix, Arizona, May 13, 1982.

    234. University of New South Wales, "Software Engineering Tools for the Processing of Requirements Specifications," Kensington, New South Wales, Australia, October 24, 1980.

    235. Fujitsu, Ltd., "Software Engineering Tools," Kawasaki, Japan, October 9, 1980.

    236. University of Connecticut, Department of Computer Science Colloquium, "The Requirements Processing System: The Automation of the Requirements Phase of the Software Life-Cycle," Storrs, Connecticut, September 19, 1980.

    237. Greater Hartford Chapter of the ACM, "Assuring Correctness in Functional Specifications," Hartford, Connecticut, November 15, 1979.

    238. Comitato Nazionale Per L'Energia Nucleare, "Automating Requirements for Real-Time Systems," Rome, Italy, September 7, 1979.

    239. University of Tennessee, Department of Food Sciences Colloquium, "Computer-Assisted Instruction -- State of the Art," Knoxville, Tennessee, April 5, 1976.

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