Past Meetings

For EVEN earlier meetings and topics, see our “Index to Past Meetings” (back to 1996)
For past Training Classes, see “Past Training Classes”


TEMSCON Industry Forum on June 9, 2017 -- startups, challenges, TEMSCON ...
Experiments vs. Committed Programs: How to Drive Innovation and Meet Commitments -- fast cycle, rapid prototyping, scalable reliable development process ...
AMD Commons Building AMD Campus, Sunnyvale
Work without Stress: Building a Resilient Mindset for Lasting Success
AMD Commons Building / AMD Campus, Sunnyvale
Protecting Inventions When Patent Protection Can No Longer Be Relied Upon — trade secrets, patents, recent issues, protection, enforcement, cross-licensing ...
AMD Commons Building / AMD Campus, Sunnyvale
Saving the Corvette: A Case Study in Strategic Decision Making -- competition, declining sales, turn-around, highest accolades, learning from marketplace ...
AMD Commons Building / AMD Campus, Sunnyvale
Applying Agile Beyond Software — accelerating product delivery, customer value, tangible products ...
AMD Commons Building AMD Campus, Sunnyvale, CA
Breakthrough Concepts in Inventive Problem Solving — TRIZ, paradigm shift, systematic innovations ...
AMD COMMONS BUILDING AMD Campus, Sunnyvale
Sustaining Your Startup's Success -- focus on excellence, dynamic decision-making, team effectiveness, predictive analytics, case study, analyzing organizations, dynamic problem-solving, decision-making networks, team effectiveness model, predictive analytics ...
AMD Commons Building / AMD Campus, Sunnyvale
The Origins of Silicon Valley: How It Happened & Predictions for the Upcoming Years – the early 20th century, tech development, new management practices, where innovation happens today, predictions ...
Intel, Santa Clara
Zen of Systems Architecture: 10 Years of On-Time and On-Budget Programs -- decomposition, focus on missing skills, hurdles, selecting key people, adapting, success ...
AMD Commons Building AMD Campus, Sunnyvale, CA
Converting Challenges into Opportunities: Tips and Tricks to Own Your Career — (IEEE-USA Webinar) — taking ownership, challenges, mentors, software, simple tips ...
On the Internet
Career Crossroads: Unexpected Insights from a Former IEEE EMS President — technical, management, start-ups, teaching, consulting ...
AMD Commons Building / AMD Campus, Sunnyvale
Management Secrets: Origin Stories of Nanotech Companies — six 10-minute lightning talks, nanotech startups, from executives' own experiences ...
Texas Instruments Auditorium E-1 2900 Semiconductor Drive Santa Clara, CA
Networking as a Model for Both Sides of the Recruiting Table -- win-win method, mini-consulting, experiences, non-confrontational approach ...
AMD Commons Building / AMD Campus, Sunnyvale
Once Upon a Business Story: Inspire Business Results with Stories — storytelling, leading business change, metaphors, culture, training ...
AMD Commons Building / AMD Campus, Sunnyvale
The Origins of Silicon Valley: Why and How It Happened – the early 20th century, tech development, new management practices, where innovation happens today ...
Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara