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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 20, 2022

This week we talk to Julianna Lamb, co-founder and CTO at Stytch about agile in start-ups, hybrid working, how to keep a product backlog under control, grow a business in the early 2020’s, and more. 

Julianna is the Co-Founder and CTO of Stytch, a platform for user infrastructure and passwordless authentication. She was previously a software engineer at Strava and Plaid and an early product hire at Very Good Security. 

Originally from Idaho, Julianna studied computer science and history at Stanford. A former professional figure skater, she started racing triathlons in college and is now an Ironman triathlete.

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Twitter: juliannaelamb



Re-Read Saturday News 

Today we complete our re-read of Agile Conversations by Douglas Squirrel and Jeffrey Fredrick touching on the Conclusion, Further Resources, and our concluding notes.  Next week we will begin re-reading Jim Benson’s Why Limit WiP (buy a copy using our Amazon Affiliate link get reading) as we run a poll to select the next of books for the series. 

Agile Conversations: 

Previous Installments:

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 

Week 10 The Accountability Conversation - 

Week 11 Conclusion and More 


Next week, are sequencing and prioritization different sides to the same coin or are they different coins entirely. Is a keystone topic when wrestling with work entry.

We will also have a visit from Jeremy Berriault and the QA Corner.