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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 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 telecommunications, avionics, and strategic weapons systems. She is an internationally known presenter on topics related to agile development, patterns, retrospectives, and the change process. She is the author of numerous articles ( and has published four books:  Design Patterns in Communications, The Pattern Almanac 2000, and A Patterns Handbook. Her latest book, written with Dr. Mary Lynn Manns, is titled Fearless Change: Patterns for introducing new ideas.

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SPaMCAST 157 will feature Part 2 on Systems, Systems Thinking and Process Improvement.  The essay is focused on the big picture and you should be too!!