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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. 


Jun 3, 2007

Software Process and Measurement Cast 10!

Show Ten features an interview with David Herron focusing on the thoughts and wisdom of a process improvement warrior.  David is one of the founders of David Consulting Group, a practicing consultant and author.  He is now actively invloved with professional coaching and can be reached throught either David Consulting Group ( or Ontrack Coaching and Consulting(  

The essay for this cast is titled, The Seven Deadly Sins of Metrics Programs?  We pick up with the sin of sloth.

Remember that comments and feedback are welcome! 


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Future Events:


On June 21 at 3 PM  I will  be presenting "When Good Numbers Go Bad" at Better Software 2007 in Los Vegas.  The conference and workshops run from Monday June 18 though Thursday June 21 at the Venetian in Las Vegas.  Information is available at  If you are attending let me know.


Other Notes

 Ian Brown's article Controlling Software Acquisition Costs With Fnciton Points and Estimation Tool in the May 2007 Crosstalk can be found at


Also Caper's Jones Estimating Software Costs Second Edition has hit the book stores!  Review soon.


Next Software Process and Measurement Cast:

The next Software Process and Measurement Cast features an interview with Charles Symons discussing COSMIC Full Function Points.