Nov 4, 2012
Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 210!
The Software Process and Measurement Cast 210 features my interview today with Gil Broza we discussed his new book “The Human Side of Agile: How to Help Your Team Deliver.”
Gil Broza helps organizations, teams and individuals implement high-performance Agile principles and practices that work for them. His coaching and training clients – over 1,300 professionals in 40 companies – have delighted their customers, shipped working software on time, increased their productivity and decimated their software defects. Beyond teaching, Gil helps people overcome limiting habits, fears of change, blind spots and outdated beliefs, and reach higher levels of performance, confidence and accomplishment.
Gil is the author of “The Human Side of Agile: How to Help Your Team Deliver”.
In the last seven years, Gil has worked with organizations of every size and industry; he has conducted readiness assessments, skills trainings, project kick-offs, large-scale transitions, on-going process coaching, retrospectives, and process fix-ups and tune-ups. Prior to becoming a consultant, Gil was an R&D manager, team leader and developer for 12 years, successfully applying Agile methods since 2001. He remains proficient in Java, C# and C++ and has co-authored an interactive eLearning course on microtesting and test-driven development.
Gil has an M.Sc. in Computational Linguistics and a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Mathematics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He is a certified NLP Master Practitioner and has studied organizational behaviour and development extensively. He has written several practical papers for the Cutter IT Journal, other trade magazines, and for conferences, winning the Best Practical Paper award at XP/Agile Universe 2004. Gil co-produced the Agile Coaching stage for the “Agile 2010” and “Agile 2009” conferences.
Gil lives in Toronto, Canada.
The Firm: http://www.3pvantage.com/index.htm
The Book: http://thehumansideofagile.com/
The Twitter: https://twitter.com/gilbroza
Shameless Ad for my book!
Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniques co-authored by Murali Chematuri and myself and published by J. Ross Publishing. We have received unsolicited reviews like the following: "This book will prove that software projects should not be a tedious process, neither for you or your team."
NOW AVAILABLE IN CHINESE!
Contact information for the Software Process and Measurement
Conference season is coming. I will be speaking at the following conferences and look forward to meeting up with all SPaMCAST listeners and contributors.
TesTrek, November 5 - 8 in Toronto
One more thing! Help support the SPaMCAST by reviewing and rating the Software Process and Measurement Cast on ITunes! It helps people find the cast.
The Software Process and Measurement Cast 209 will feature an essaywho's working title is Instant Gratification and Pain Deferred (yes I know I keep promising but . . .).