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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. 


Oct 11, 2020

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 620 is something out of the ordinary. Ola Omiyale joined me as a co-host and we interviewed Nalin Parbhu, the Founder and CTO of Infuse, and useMango™. We talked about testing and test automation which is a passion for all three of us. We also explored the future of the role of the manual tester.  

Nalin Parbhu, Founder & CTO: Infuse & useMango™  Nalin’s passion, mission, and vision is to enable customers to get the most of out their software. He has worked on hundreds of projects across the globe and has over 22+ years of experience in software engineering delivery in a variety of roles. 

Nalin has a BSc in Statistics, Computers, Operational Research and Mathematics from Queen Mary University of London, and did his postgraduate studies in Advanced Information Technology at London Southbank University. Despite his London education, Nalin proudly states he is a citizen of the city of Leicester.

When not evangelizing from the pulpit about modernizing software delivery. Nalin is happily married with 2 children living in Central London. He is also a Rugby coach for Blackheath Rugby Club U11’s.


Infuse website:

Ola Omiyale is from a social science background and has started her journey within the software industry. Being a beginner and developing a career in selling test automation solutions, she is eager to learn new information and innovations around software testing. 


Re-Read Saturday News 

I have taken the last two weeks off from Re-Read Saturday.  A combination of household duties and work had to be managed. I will be back next week.  In the interim, catch up on the re-read. 

Have you bought your copy of  Steve Tendon and Daniel Doiron’s  Tame your Work Flow?  Use the link to support the authors and blog!  

Week 1: Logistics and Front Matter

Week 2: Prologue (The Story of Herbie) –

Week 3: Explicit Mental Models 

Week 4: Flow Efficiency, Little’s Law and Economic Impact 

Week 5: Flawed Mental Models  

Week 6: Where To Focus Improvement Efforts 

Week 7: Introduction to Throughput Accounting and Culture 

Week 8: Accounting F(r)iction and  Show Me the Money 

Week 9: Constraints in the Work Flow and in the Work Process - 

Week 10: Understanding PEST Environments and Finding the Constraint in PEST Environments - 

Week 11: Drum-Buffer-Rope Scheduling - 

Week 12: Portfolio Prioritization and Selection in PEST Environments - 

Week 13: Flow Efficiency, DBR, and TameFlow Kanban Boards - 

Week 14: Outcomes, Values, and Efforts in PEST Environments -

Week 15: Introduction to Execution Management Signals - 

The Software Process and Measurement Cast is a proud sponsor of the following events!

Women in Tech Conference

Learn, be inspired, and connect with others working to advance inclusion in the technology industry with a live@Manning event. The “Women in Tech” online conference will be held on Oct 13, starring women that are rocking the tech boat! 

Agile Online Summit 2020

The Agile Online Summit was created for people who couldn’t attend major conferences. This will be its third year, and the main goal is to bring major level agile speakers to people all over the world as well as spotlight some up and coming agile coaches and trainers.  October 26th to 30th, 2020, Live and recorded too. 


The Software Process and Measurement Cast 621 will feature our essay on why agile coaches need a code of ethics. Its time for coaching to grow up and be a profession.

We will also have a visit from Jon M Quigley who will bring his Alpha and Omega of Product Development to the podcast.