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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. 


Mar 6, 2022

Today we speak with Prateek Joshi. Prateek and I talked about the definition of AI,  machine learning, and an approach to using AI in the real world.  AI is in your future and it won't be the Matrix or Skywarn (or will it).   

Prateek Joshi is the founder of Plutoshift and a published author of 13 books on AI. He has been featured in publications such as Forbes, CNBC, TechCrunch, and Bloomberg. You can visit to learn more about him.


Re-Read Saturday News 

We had a bit of home repair this week and I did not get the Week 10 of our re-read of  Agile Conversations by Douglas Squirrel and Jeffrey Fredrick completed (thanks to Laurie and Todd for use of their condo).  We will be back next week.

Buy a copy now! 

Week 1: Logistics and Introduction - 

Week 2: Escaping The Software Factory - 

Week 3: Improving Your Conversations - 

Week 4: The Trust Conversation - 

Week 5 The Fear Conversation (Part 1) - 

Week 6 The Fear Conversation (Part 2) - 

Week 7 The Why Conversation (Part 1) - 

Week 8 The Why Conversation (Part 2)  –

Week 9 The Commitment Conversation 



Next week, we revisit the role of the team lead and the concept of self-organizing teams. Can they co-exist?  

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