Sep 9, 2018
SPaMCAST 511 features our essay on reciprocity. Reciprocal agreements are part of working and playing well with others that we begin learning on the playground and then bring to the office with us. There are many types of reciprocal agreements in a typical agile project.
Entries in the Reciprocity theme:
Our second column features Kim Pries, the Software Sensei. Kim discusses the use and impact of domain-specific languages. The Software Sensei provides sage advice!
The final column this week introduces the Software Process and Measurement Cast listeners to Sandeep Koorse. Sandeep delivers advice on an innovative approach to ensure retrospectives deliver value. Reach out to Sandeep at firstname.lastname@example.org
Re-Read Saturday News
We have four or five more weeks left in this re-read, which means it is time to start soliciting ideas for the next book. Sandeep Koorse has suggested Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit (actually he referenced the book twice in his appearance on the SPaMCAST 511 which will be coming out tomorrow). What are your suggestions?
In week 7 of re-read of The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande (use the link and buy a copy so you can read along) we read about Atul’s visit to the Checklist Factory. In this chapter, Dr. Gawande provides the reader with many of the basics needed to create valuable checklists.
SPaMCAST 512 marks the return of Jeff Dalton. Jeff and I talked about the Agile Performance Holarchy. The Agile Performance Holarchy provides technology leaders with the guidance they need to model, evaluate, and improve agile performance.