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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. 


Jun 2, 2013

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 240   

The Software Process and Measurement Cast features my interview with Robert Ferguson.  We discussed what leads to good proejcts and product development. 

Bob Ferguson has been working in Software Engineering Measurement and Analysis (SEMA) at the SEI for 9 years. Prior to this work he has had long career in industry as developer and project manager. His industry experience includes real-time simulation, CAD/CAM, engineering test systems, large transaction and database systems and telephone switches. He is past chairman of the Chicago Software Process Improvement Network (C-SPIN). He has a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute and he is a Senior Member of the IEEE. You can see a list of his publications at 

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The Software Process and Measurement Cast 241 will feature my essay on Agile Coaches. Coaches can have a major impact on process 

implementation and on project success.  What are they? What aren't they? What do they do?