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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. 


Aug 26, 2012

SPaMCAST 200 features my interview with Ellen Gottesdiener and and Mary Gorman.  We discussed their great new book Discover to Deliver: Agile Product Planning and Analysis.  If you think agile planning and analysis are topics that bear examination and discussion, we have you covered this week!  

Ellen Gottesdiener, Founder and Principal with EBG Consulting, is an internationally recognized facilitator, coach, trainer, and speaker. She is an expert in Agile product and project management practices, product envisioning and roadmapping, business analysis and requirements, retrospectives, and collaboration. Ellen works with global clients and speaks at numerous industry conferences. She is a Certified Professional Facilitator and a Certified Scrum Master. In addition to co-authoring Discover to Deliver: Agile Product Planning and Analysis, with Mary Gorman, Ellen is author of two acclaimed books: Requirements by Collaboration and The Software Requirements Memory Jogger.

 Mary Gorman, Vice President of Quality & Delivery with EBG Consulting, is an expert business analyst, facilitator, coach and trainer. She has deep expertise in business systems and product development. Mary works with global clients, speaks at industry conferences, and writes on requirements topics for the Agile and business analysis community. She is a Certified Business Analysis Professional and Certified Scrum Master. Mary was instrumental in developing the IIBA® Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® and the IIBA® certification exam. Mary is co-author with Ellen Gottesdiener of the recently released book Discover to Deliver: Agile Product Planning and Analysis.

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Ellen on Twitter
Mary on Twitter

Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniquesco-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."

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Upcoming Conferecnes

Conference season is coming.  I will be speaking at the following conferences and look forward to meeting up with all SPaMCAST listeners and contributors.

AgileTrek, November 9th in Toronto

TesTrek, November 5 - 8 in Toronto

ISMA 7, October 28 - 31 in Phoenix, AZ

In the Software Process and Measurement Cast 201, I will feature an essay on why sizing work before estimating and planning makes sense.