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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 21, 2020

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 604 features a presentation that I did on the need for organizations to lean into processes improvement as the COVID-19 disaster abates (at least for the time being). Continuous improvement can’t be just a slogan during an economic downturn. 

We also have a visit from Jon M Quigley with his Alpha and Omega of Product Development Column. Jon and I talked about the definition of quality and whether the concept of quality is a matter of perception. We don’t exactly agree . . . what are your thought?

Re-Read Saturday News 

This week we tackle Chapter 2 in our re-read of Tame your Work Flow by Steve Tendon and Daniel Doiron. Chapter 2 continues to explore mental models and focuses on how multitasking robs value from individuals, teams, and organizations.  

Remember to buy a copy of Tame your Work Flow to support the authors and blog!  

Week 1: Logistics and Front Matter -

Week 2: Prologue (The Story of Herbie) -

Week 3: Explicit Mental Models - 


The Software Process and Measurement Cast 605 feature our interview with Jodie Kane.  Jodie and I discuss involving product owners in retrospectives. Jodie suggests the answer should not be cut and dry.