Nov 30, 2014
SPaMCAST 318 features our interview with Rob Cross. Rob and I discussed his InfoQ article “How to Incorporate Data Analytics into Your Software Process.” Rob provides ideas on how the theory of big data can be incorporated in to big action that provides “ah-ha” moments for executives and developers alike.
Rob Cross has been in the software development industry for over 15 years in various capacities. He has worked for several start-up businesses including his current company, PSC. These companies have been focused on providing software quality, security and performance data to organizations leveraging state of the art technologies. Rob's current company has analyzed over 8 billion lines of code as an independent software assessment company on products ranging from military systems, medical devices, satellite systems, video games to Wall Street exchanges.
Rob's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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