SPaMCAST 47 - Goldsmith, REAL Requirements, Your Career
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.
Show Forty Seven begins another two part interview this one with
Robin Goldsmith on REAL requirements. Requirements have been
a vexing problem for Information Technology since dirt was
young. Robin presents a structure for addressing the
issue. Part two will be included in SPaMCAST 49.
Robin is the president of Go Pro Management. Go Pro
Management, Inc. is a consultancy that works directly with and
trains professionals in business engineering, requirements
analysis, software acquisition, project management, quality and
testing. Mr Goldsmith was previously a developer, systems
programmer/DBA/QA, and project leader with the City of Cleveland,
leading financial institutions, and a "Big 4” consulting
firm. He holds degrees from Kenyon College, A.B.;
Pennsylvania State University, M.S. in Psychology; Suffolk
University, J.D.; Boston University, LL.M. in Tax Law.
Robin is the author of the Artech House book, Discovering REAL
Business Requirements for Software Project Success, and numerous
articles in prominent periodicals, and frequent featured speaker at
leading professional conferences.
Web Site: http://www.gopromanagement.com
Phone: (781) 444-5753
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The next Software Process and Measurement Cast will feature Part
Two of the interview with Ellen Gottesdiener on agile requirements,
facilitation and other topics! Part One in SPaMCAST 46 was great,
filled with new ideas on requirements and I think 48 will even be