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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. 


Dec 11, 2011

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 164!

The interview on the Software Process and Measurement Cast 164 is with Joseph Raynus.  Joe and I discussed his bookImproving Business Process Performance: Gain Agility, Create Value, and Achieve Success and quantitative business process management.

Joseph Raynus is the founder of ShareDynamics, Inc. a Business Process Management and Process Improvement consulting company in Lexington, Ma. He provides training and consulting services in the area of business performance management and quantification by helping his customers institute measurement frameworks and manage their Process Improvement/BPM initiatives at all levels of organization.  

Joseph provides education, training, mentoring and is a frequent speaker at a number of professional organizations and conferences that include IEEE, PMI, ASQ and SAP BPM.

Joseph is also an Adjunct Professor at Northeastern University Graduate School of Engineering, where he teaches courses in Information Systems Planning and Business Process Engineering.  His latest book “Improving Business Process Performance: Gain Agility, Create Value and Achieve Success” presents an approach to a workable process to help an organization maintain clarity of purpose, bridge the gap between the strategic and tactical views, and apply structure to how it monitors its progress.

His first book "Process Improvement with CMM" is also available in Chinese and Japanese.

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SPaMCAST 165 will feature an essay from the Metrics Minute or a discusson of mono-tasking versus multi-tasking . . .either will be worth waiting for!