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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. 


Nov 5, 2007

Software Process and Measurement
Show 21!

Show 21 features an interview with Miranda Mason of Accenture on metrics consulting and sourcing programs.  The interview has a ton of information on how to make metrics programs useful and how to approach sourcing these kinds of programs. MS Mason is the global Performance Management and metrics lead for Accenture’s Outsourcing practice. She has extensive experience in IT metrics, Balanced Scorecards, Six Sigma, and application outsourcing. Miranda lives in Denver with her husband and 3 year old son.

The essay is titled “Marine Corp Marathon 10k and Process Improvement, One Year Later . . ." The text of this commentary can be found at  Comments and corrections are welcome!

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Future Events:

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  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 a brilliant interview with Joe Levens of Wolters Kluwer on configuration management (CM).