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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. 


Apr 29, 2018

Software Process and Measurement Cast 492 features our recent interview with Murali Chemuturi.  Murali and I discussed his new book tilted Software Design: A Comprehensive Guide to Software Development Projects (Link  Murali makes a strong case that design can’t be purely emergent.  Design impacts usability, security, and data architecture to name just a few areas. Practical advice and strong opinions.

Note Murali and I co-authored Mastering Software Project Management (buy a copy!)

Murali’s Bio

Murali Chemuturi is an information technology and software development subject matter expert, hands-on programmer, author, consultant, and trainer. Since 2001, he is offering consultancy on information technology and training to organizations in India and the USA from Chemuturi Consultants. Chemuturi Consultants also offers a number of products to aid project managers and software development professionals such as PMPal, a software project management tool; and EstimatorPal, FPAPal & UCPPal, a set of software estimation tools. Chemuturi Consultants also offers material requirements planning software product MRPPal to assist small to medium manufacturing organizations to efficiently manage their materials.



Re-Read Saturday News

In week seven of the re-read of L. David Marquet’s Turn the Ship Around! we begin Part 2 of the book and tackle chapters 8 and 9, titled Change, In a Word and Welcome Aboard Sante Fe.

Current Installment:

Week 7: Change, In a Word and Welcome Aboard Sante Fe -

Previous Installments:

Week 6: I Relieve You -

Week 5: Call to Action and Whatever they tell me to do! -

Week 4: Change of Course and Frustration -

Week 3: Pain and Business as Usual -

Week 2: Forward and Introduction -

Week 1: Game Plan -

Upcoming Webinars and Conferences
QAI Quest 2018
The Three Amigo’s Role in Agile
May 21-25, 2018,
San Antonio, Texas

May 11
Rome, Italy

SPaMCAST 493 will feature our essay titled Thoughts on Kaizen The punchline is that the goal of continuous improvement is to help teams to eliminate waste (Muda, Muri, Mura) while improving an organization’s capability to deliver value.

We will also have columns from Jeremy Berriault and Wolfram Mueller.  Jeremy and I talked about our upcoming appearance at QAI Quest. Wolfram picks up the discussion of Hyper-Productive Knowledge Work Performance, The TameFlow Approach with Chapter 22.