Jun 26, 2011
Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 140!
SPaMCAST 140 features my interview with Raja Bavani. We talked about his great article "The ten best influences on software product engineering." The article was originally publised in the SDTime This was a wide ranging interview went beyond influences and wrestles with the future!
Raja Bavani is Technical Director of MindTree’s Product Engineering Services (PES) group and plays the role of Product Engineering Evangelist and Agile Coach. He has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry and has published papers at international conferences on topics related to Code Quality, Distributed Agile, Customer Value Management and Software Estimation. His PES experience started during the early 90s, when he was involved in porting a leading ERP product across various UNIX platforms. Later he moved onto products that involved data mining and master data management. During early 2000, he worked with some of the niche independent software vendors in the hospitality and finance domains. At MindTree, he has worked with some of the top vendors of virtualization platforms, business service management solutions and health care products.
His areas of interests include Global Delivery Model, Agile Software Development, Requirements Engineering, Software Architecture, Software Reuse, Customer Value Management, Knowledge Management, and IT Outsourcing. He is a member of IEEE and IEEE Computer Society. He regularly interfaces with educational institutions to offer guest lectures and writes for technical conferences.
His Product Engineering blog is available at http://www.mindtree.com/blogs/category/software-product-engineering
His articles and white papers on Agile Software Development are available at: http://mindtree.com/category/tags/agile
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Raja's personal blog - http://se-thoughtograph.blogspot.com
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