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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. 


Apr 21, 2024

SPaMCAST 805 features our interview with Peter Schroeder. We discuss plane crashes, fatherhood, and the journey from DJ to a technologist and then to a business person. Organizational culture is critical in all organizations, double in distributed environments. Peter discusses how he learned to craft and defend organizational culture. 

Peter Schroeder is an accomplished DJ, entrepreneur, and technology pioneer. With over 20 platinum records, 40 gold records, and a triple nomination for the prestigious Danish DJ awards, Peter is one of Denmark's top DJs, entertaining audiences of up to 180,000.

He was a featured radio host by the age of 12 and appeared on talk shows and TV stations across Denmark.

In addition to his music career, Peter has over 20 years of experience creating cutting-edge technologies for companies such as Facebook, Samsung, and Airbnb. He's a true innovator who works closely with businesses to address mission-critical telecommunications, enabling them to quickly implement, manage, and expand for success.

Peter's latest endeavor is Telzio, a pre-unicorn unified communications company he founded. With Telzio, Peter is developing game-changing technology and products 

that simplify and streamline repetitive tasks. Throughout his career, Peter has survived a plane crash and the birth of twins.





Learn To Tame Your Work Intake Beast!

Jeremy Willets and I have opened two cohort-based workshops to help you learn to tame the work intake beast!  The first kicks off May 3rd to May 24th and features a mixture of video and in-person gatherings. The second runs from 31 May to 28 June in five manageable 90-minute gatherings. 

A testimonial!

“This class offered an outstanding learning experience … Engaging discussions and practical exercises illuminated the material, presenting a learning approach that was unique to me, but incredibly valuable. This class enriched my understanding and refined my practical skills, making it a truly great learning experience.”

Christine Green

Program Manager & Advisor on Software Contracts


For more details hop over to our Maven site for more information, sign up, or join the mailing list!  

Re-read Saturday News

Chapter 5 of Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport is titled Rule #2: Embrace Boredom. Newport’s idea in this chapter is less to be bored than to create space where you can do deep work. The pings, dings, and kitten videos need to be pushed aside.                                             

Remember to buy a copy of Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World and read along.

Week 1: Logistics and Introduction - 

Week 2: Deep Work Is Valuable - 

Week 3: Deep Work Is Rare - 

Week 4: Deep Work Is Meaningful - 

Week 5: Work Deeply - 

Week 6: Embrace Boredom - 


SPaMCAST 806 will feature the next installment of our essay on applying the Nine Core Principles of Work Intake. In this installment, we explore how the principles apply to middle management through Product Management.

We will also have a visit from Jeremy Berriault who brings his Evolutionary Agilst™ Column to the podcast.