Jurgen Appelo

The Creative Networker

Comments

Comments from my audiences:

"Humoristic and positive, energy and vision."

"Good speaker, nice story."

"Original slides and relaxed speaker."

"Content and way of presenting very good."

"Excellent - would want an advanced session."

"Great session in general."

"Really liked the tools and wake-up calls."

"Creative, command of topic, passion, good structure, super concepts."

"Makes a difficult problem easy quickly."

"Just left me wanting more."

"Very experienced speaker with humor and a good story."

"Makes things visual, talks clearly."

"Good contact with the audience."

"Fast, clear, humor, makes you start thinking."

"Very clear slides."

"The best presentation of the day."

Evaluations

Sometimes I get evaluations from conference organizers about my talks. It doesn't happen often, but when it does, the reviews are always good. These are the last ones I got:

DevConFu 2013 (Riga, Latvia)

Session Green Yellow Red
Let's Help Melly 31 votes 3 votes 0 votes

 

NDC Oslo 2013 (Oslo, Norway)

Session Green Yellow Red
How to Change the World 60 votes 4 votes 0 votes

 

GOTO Amsterdam 2013 (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Session Green Yellow Red
Let's Help Melly 61 votes 8 votes 0 votes

 

Let's Help Melly
Agile in Business 2012 (Warsaw, Poland)

Evaluation by audience Score
Substantive content 4.66 (out of 5)
Quality of presentation 4.68 (out of 5)
Average of marks 4.67 (out of 5)

 

Agile Prague 2012
(Prague, Czech Republic)

Session 5 (very happy) 4 (happy) 3 (neutral) 2 (unhappy) 1 (very unhappy)
How to Change the World 29 votes 20 vote 1 vote 0 votes 0 votes

 

How to Change the World
Agile 2012 (Dallas, USA)

Evaluation by audience Score
How well did the session meet your expectations? 4.8 (out of 5)
Would you recommend this session to a colleague? 4.8 (out of 5)
Evaluate the speaker's presentation skills. 4.9 (out of 5)
Evaluate the speaker's command of the topic. 4.9 (out of 5)
Did the topic description match the presentation content? 4.8 (out of 5)
Overall rating of the presentation. 4.9 (out of 5)

 

How to Change the World
(OOP 2012, Munchen)

Evaluation by audience Score
Quality of Presentation 4.8 (out of 5)
Teaching Skills 4.7 (out of 5)
Technical Skill of Speaker 4.6 (out of 5)
Congruency with Class Title 4.5 (out of 5)
News, Updates, Explanations 4.2 (out of 5)
Meeting My Problems and Questions 4.1 (out of 5)
Meeting My Expectations 4.5 (out of 5)
Answering Questions of Delegates 3.7 (out of 5)
Overall opinion 4.6 (out of 5)

 

The 7 Duties of Great Software Professionals
(Agile Testing Days 2011, Potsdam)

Evaluation by audience Score
Content 4.62 (out of 5)
Argumentation 4.85 (out of 5)
Use of media 4.77 (out of 5)
Motivation of audience 4.85 (out of 5)
Time management 4.77 (out of 5)
Presentation layout 4.92 (out of 5)
Language 4.85 (out of 5)
Additional value 4.23 (out of 5)
Overall average 4.73 (out of 5)

 

How to Change the World (Agile Cambridge 2011, UK)

Evaluation by audience Score
Content 4.26 (out of 5)
Useful? 4.18 (out of 5)
Well led? 4.54 (out of 5)
Overall 4.35 (out of 5)

 

Scrum Gathering Portugal

The Zen of Scrum (LINEAS, Braunschweig, Germany)

Evaluation by audience Score *)
Topic 4.8 (out of 5)
Method 4.6 (out of 5)
Way of communicating the topic 4.7 (out of 5)
Slides 4.7 (out of 5)
Relevance for practice 4.0 (out of 5)

*) Ratings converted to regular 5-point scale

 

Agile 2010 (Orlando, USA)

Evaluation by audience Score
How well did the session meet your expectations? 4.3 (out of 5)
Would you recommend this session to a colleague? 4.4 (out of 5)
Evaluate the speaker's presentation skills. 4.6 (out of 5)
Evaluate the speaker's command of the topic. 4.6 (out of 5)
Did the topic description match the presentation content? 4.4 (out of 5)
Overall rating of the presentation. 4.3 (out of 5)

 

DTC 2010 (Bussum, Netherlands)

Evaluation by audience Very Good Good Bad Very Bad
Structure 63 votes 36 votes 4 votes 0 votes
Rhetorics 80 votes 21 votes 1 vote 1 vote
Competence 73 votes 29 votes 0 votes 0 votes
Contact 73 votes 27 votes 2 votes 0 votes
Expectation 52 votes 42 votes 9 votes 0 votes
Quality 63 votes 33 votes 7 votes 0 votes

 

NDC 2010 (Oslo, Norway)

Session Green Yellow Red
The Big Ass View on Competency 31 votes 3 votes 0 votes
The Purpose of Leadership and Governance 42 votes 1 vote 0 votes