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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. 


Nov 25, 2007

** I know this show is a week late.  I had a motherboard failure; I am working on a replacement. **


Show 22 features an interview with Joe Levens of Wolters Kluwer discussing Configuration Management (CM).  Joe has worked in development, testing, configuration management, and process improvement roles for 24 years. He formed and led the Configuration Management group at Reuters for 8 years, which performed a unique process of integrity checking on software releases, to significantly improve product quality delivered to the customer. His group managed an average of 1000 software and document releases per year, distributed globally. Joseph is currently a Program Manager for Wolters Kluwer, where he chairs a Software Process Improvement Collaboration Forum among organizations throughout North America.


The essay is titled "Attention as an Asset in Outsourcing".  The text of this commentary can be found at  Comments and corrections are welcome.


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Next Software Process and Measurement Cast:

The next Software Process and Measurement Cast features an interview with Johanna Rothman titled “Project Management in the Post Waterfall World.  Johanna is an author, consultant and guru if you have any interest in Project Management you will not want to miss this interview!