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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. 


Aug 26, 2007

Software Process and Measurement
Show 16!

Show 16 features an interview with Mary Poppendieck discussing Lean  Software Development processes.  Mary Poppendieck As a seasoned leader in both operations and new product development, she brings a  practical, customer-focused approach to software development problems. A popular writer and speaker, Mary’s classes on managing software development offer a fresh perspective on project management.  Her book  Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit, was published in 2003
and won the Software Development Productivity Award in 2004.  A sequel, Implementing Lean Software Development: From Concept to  Cash, was published in 2006.  Mary’s contact data is:

Phone:  952-934-7998
Email:  mary@poppendieck.


The essay on this instatllment of the Software Process and Measurement Cast is a titled “A Pattern of Failure, A Pattern of Change.�?  The essay is a commentary on the lack of systemic thinking we sometimes  see in process improvement programs The text of this commentary can  be found at  Comments and corrections
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Future Events:

In September, I will  be presenting ‘Life on the Edge: Counting Weird Things on the Web’ on Thursday September 13th at 11:20 at the International Software Measurement and Analysis Conference in Las Vegas.  The conference and workshops run from Sunday September 9 through the 14th.  Details are available at


Next Software Process and Measurement Cast:

The next Software Process and Measurement Cast will feature an interview with Paul Radford of Charismatek Software Metrics, if you are interested in software process and measurement this is a must cast.