Peer ReviewYou want:– Input and technical review– Validation of your work– New ideas for future work– Recognition for good work / increasedvisibility.
Peer ReviewThe audience wants:– New ideas– Solutions for their problems– Recognition for THEIR work / increasedvisibility!
Decision MakingThe audience wants:– To make a decision based on bestavailable information.– A clear recommendation.– Impact of making the wrong decision.– Confidence that the technical informationis valid / applicable etc.
Decision MakingYou want:– Your technical input to influence thedecision.– Credibility with decision makers– Recognition for your work / increasedvisibility.
Insects are all around us• The cricket is very sensitive totemperature.• You can tell the temperature usingcrickets.• Count the number of chirps in 15 secondsand add forty.• The resulting number is very close to thetemperature in fahrenheit.