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Software Process and Measurement Cast

The Software Process and Measurement Cast provides a forum to explore the varied world of software process improvement and measurement.  The SPaMCast covers topics that deal the challenges how work is done in information technology organizations as they grow and evolve.  The show combines commentaries, interviews and your feedback to serve up ideas, options, opinions, advice and even occasionally facts. 

 

Oct 30, 2011

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 158!

The SPaMCAST 158 features my interview with Peter Taylor.  We discussed his book The Lazy Project Manager. Peter and I discussed how to be an effective and effiecent project manager and still have a balanced life!

Peter is a dynamic and commercially astute...


Oct 23, 2011

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 157!

The SPaMCAST 157 answers the question, "why measure?" The essay begins:
I was recently asked the question that, by its sheer simplicity, stopped me in my tracks. It was "why measure?" I wandered through a number of high minded and academic reasons describing why...


Oct 16, 2011

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 156!

The SPaMCAST 156 features my interview with Linda Rising.  One word, AGILE!  Another word, IMPORTANT!  

Linda Rising has a Ph.D. from Arizona State University. Her background includes university teaching as well as work in industry in the areas of...


Oct 9, 2011

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 155!

The SPaMCAST 155 features the first part of my essay Systems Thinking and Process Improvement:  Systems and Systems Thinking, Part 1.  A short part of a larger essay (flying today to Ireland). The essay begins:Have you ever researched, prototyped, piloted and...


Oct 2, 2011

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 154!

The SPaMCAST 154 features my interview with Bill Fox.  We discussed process improvement and his publishing project, 5 Minutes to Process Improvement Success. 5 Minutes to Process Improvement Success provides a wealth of process improvement advice and information....