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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. 


Dec 26, 2010

The Software Process and Measurement Cast this week features an in interview with Barbara Zimmerman of IT Directions.  We discussed contracts negotiations, tips getting them right and what how they can go wrong.

Barb is a recognized leader in evaluating application software and negotiating IT contracts, Barb has a passion for aligning corporate and vendor expectations for mutual success. She has more than 20 years of consulting experience, and has assisted over 120 companies. As a licensed CPA, her rare blend of financial and operational experience facilitates a holistic approach to projects. Barb has a thorough knowledge of business processes and industry best practices and can help organizations innovate to use technology to achieve their goals. Barb has a strong results and achievement orientation with a reputation for teamwork, open communication, organization, high energy, and leadership.

Phone:  952-445-4112

The audio for this interview is not perfect I have done a substantial amount of processing to make it the best if can be.  The content in the interview is superlative, hang with it and I think you will walk away from this interview with more than you could have negotiated for!

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SPaMCAST 115 Will kickoff 2011.  We will start with a discussion of the moral hazarda that methodologies and process improvement can foster in some environments.