Quality Specialist Group IT Decision Making for Managers

May 3, 2018 · London, United Kingdom

If you are booking as a BCS Member please enter the promotional code of BCSMember please also ensure you provide your membership number when registering on the day 


If you book, and are unable to attend, please cancel your booking via the BCS site and also contact "Soheir Ghallab" , who is our committee member looking after Tom’s courses. There is normally a waiting list for Tom’s courses, 

Duration: 1 day 

Cost to attend:
BCS Members: Free of charge
Non-Members: £40.00  (including vat @ 20% )

This is a joint BCS Quality Specialist Group and YPG event.

 Please bring, if possible, a laptop or tablet etc so you can access fully the presentation.

 Please note no lunch will be provided 



IT planning is constant decision-making and prioritisation. This course will outline and document a series of integrated tools to help make better decisions with regard to value, quality, costs and risks.

This will not train in depth, but will quickly make you aware of some available methods, give you access to documentation, and welcome you to more depth training on other BCS courses.



    1      Quantification of critical values and qualities in requirements and objectives

    2      Specification of background information to help understand risks and priorities

    3      Impact Estimation Tables: aka Value Decision Tables a tool for comparing complex options, architectures and strategies.

    4      Dynamic Decision Making: learning fast, committing late

    5      Delegation of Decision Making: to where the action and competence is placed.

    6      Agile Contracting: decisions and commitments in smaller increments

    7      Evo: a project planning framework for decision making


About Speaker: Tom Gilb Hon FBCS

 Tom Gilb joined IBM in 1958. He has been an international consultant and teacher for 55 years. Written 10 published books. Competitive Engineering (2005), and Value Planning (2016). Tom has developed advanced methods for developing systems of any kind, with emphasis on IT systems and High Quality systems.


He is Honorary Fellow of BCS. See www.Gilb.com


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