Speaking Engagements

2017

Being Agile and Lean in Constrained and Regulated Environments, IEEE Webinar with Will Tracz, Mar, 2017, Available on Demand

2017 Publications and Interviews-- Available Now

The Power of Thinking Upside Down, Better Software Magazine, Summer, 2017

Interview by Ben Linders in InfoQ on the Book, "It's All Upside Down", Summer, 2017

 

Recent CMMI, Agile and Essence Publications & Interviews

It's All Upside Down: What I've Learned About Software Development and Why it Seems Opposite to Everything I was Taught, PEM Systems, 2017

CMMI the Agile Way in Constrained and Regulated Environments, Crosstalk, July/August, 2016

24 Questions, SEMAT and Essence: The Why's, What's and How's To See the Difference,

Ivar Jacobson, Paul E. McMahon, Roland Racko, November, 2015

Hybrid Software Development: Anti-Patterns, Risks, and Recommendations,

Crosstalk, Journal of Defense Software Engineering, July/August, 2015

Enough Software Processes, Let's Do Patterns!,

Crosstalk, Journal of Defense Software Engineering, May/June, 2015

A Thinking Framework to Power Software Development Team Performance,

Crosstalk, Journal of Defense Software Engineering, January/February, 2015

15 Fundamentals for Higher Performance in Software Development, PEM Systems,  July, 2014

 

CMMI and Agile article Related to Tracking Defects by Paul

An Interview with Paul About Integrating CMMI and Agile Development by Yvette Francino Part 1

An Interview with Paul About Integrating CMMI and Agile Development by Yvette Francino Part 2

 

Past Speaking Engagements

2016

Building Capability in Agile Organizations Panel Participant, Capability Counts 2016,

Annapolis, MD, May 10-11, 2016

 

2015

Essence: A Thinking Framework to Power Software Development Team Performance,

Seminar, Binghamton University, June 4, 2015, 12:30PM – 5:00PM

Enough About Processes, Let’s Use Patterns,

Agile West/Better Software Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 11, 2015, 1:30PM-2:30PM

Enough About Processes, Let’s Use Patterns, Keynote Agile Africa, Aug 24-25, 2015

Essence: A Thinking Framework to Power Software Development Team Performance,

Half-Day Seminar Agile Africa, Aug 26, 2015

Patterns and Essence: Keynote and Workshop, Latin American Software Engineering Symposium 2015

Nov 18-20, 2015

2014

Integrating Scrum Retrospectives and CMMI High-Maturity Practices for High-Value Performance Payback

2014 SEPG North America, May 6, Washington, DC Area

Essence: A Practitioner and Team Performance Perspective

2014 Latin American Software Engineering Symposium, July 24, Barranquilla, Columbia, South America

2013

Improving Performance with Enhanced Measures and Causal Analysis in an Agile Organization

Ask the Author Panelist

SEPG North America, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct 1-2, 2013

Essence: What it is and Why You Should Care, Nov 7, 2013, Keynote and Workshop

University of Medellin, JIISIC 2013, Medellin Columbia, South America

2012

Measurement in Backlog Management: What's Different?, Aug 1, 2012, 11AM

16th Annual PSM Users' Group Meeting & Workshop, Portsmouth, Va.

CMMI to Agile: Options and Consequences, Sept 20, 2012, 6 PM

AgileRichmond, Richmond, Va.

CMMI to Agile: Options and Consequences, Nov 7, 2012, 3:45PM

Agile East, Orlando, Florida

Revolution Within Software Engineering, December 16, 2011, Stockholm, Sweden

SEI SEPG Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 12-15, 2012

Paul's Mini-Tutorial: Improving Your CMMI Organization Through Lean and Agile Techniques

 

2011

SEI’s SEPG Portland, Oregon, March 21-24

Full Conference Site 

 

Paul's Mini-Tutorial: Taking An Agile Organization to Higher CMMI Maturity

(click on "program has been posted" and search for Paul's Mini-Tutorial for description)

 

 

Systems & Software Technology Conference, Salt Lake City, May 16-19

Full Conference Site

 

Paul's Talk: How Semat Can Change the Future of Software Engineering

Paul's Talk: Improving Performance of Your CMMI Mature Organization Through Lean and Agile Techniques

 

 

 

 

 

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