Sep 24, 2007
Software Process and
features an interview with Kent Beck discussing transparency.
Kent Beck is the Founder and Director of Three
Rivers Institute (TRI). His career has combined the practice of
software development with reflection, innovation, and
communication. His contributions to software development include
patterns for software, the rediscovery of test-first programming,
the xUnit family of developer testing tools, and Extreme
Programming. He currently divides his time between writing,
programming, and coaching. Beck is the author/co-author of Extreme
Programming Explained: Embrace Change 2nd Edition, Contributing to
Eclipse, Test-Driven Development: By Example, Planning Extreme
Programming, The Smalltalk Best Practice Patterns, and the JUnit
Pocket Guide. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Computer
Science from the University of
The Three Rivers Institute can be found at www.threeriversinstitute.org/
The essay in this cast is three
mini-segments of a new thread titled “Life Lessons in Measurement
and Process Improvement." The text of this
commentary can be found at www.tcagley.wordpress.com.
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On October 11 I will be presenting a DCG /
CAI Webinar titled Benchmarking Performance for the Bottom Line -
October 11th, 2007, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST go to www.davidconsultingroup.com
website to register.
On Tuesday November 13th I am presenting Traceability: A Proposal for a Scalable Approach, Agile To Formal at the Fourth Annual International Conference on Software Process Improvement in Orlando. Information can be found at www.icspi.com. On November 16th I will be delivering a tutorial titled “Implementing an Effective Measurement Program." Spamcast listeners should let me know if you are coming and we can schedule a meet up.
Next Software Process and Measurement Cast:
The next Software Process and Measurement Cast will feature an interview Dave Garmus covering IFPUG Function Points, if you are interested in functional measurement this is a must cast.