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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. 


Feb 12, 2007

Will's interview includes a wealth of information on implementing PPQA with an organization.   The basis for the interview is the presentation he will make at the SEPG 2007 Conference.  Will has provided all mentioned documents at  He has provided a link on the home page: 


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PPQA Material

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Show Two's essay, "Keep the Ship of IT Pointed Towards Delivering Value" is a reflection on a lecture I attended by Jared Diamond.  His lecture was in support of his book. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (2005).  The ideas in the book concern the anthropology of societies however they are equally relevant to why process improvement programs succeed or fail.  Two of the ideas Dr. Diamond put forth on why societies collapse that are instantly germane to SPI programs.  Full text can be found at

SPaMCAST Show Three will feature an interview with Capers Jones and will be post on February 25.

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