Aug 6, 2017
SPaMCAST 454 features three columns! The first is our essay and checklists on iteration planning. Aristotle stated that “well begun is half done.” While we might argue the half part, planning is required to be well begun and that is important on any measurement scale.
Jeremy Berriault delivers a new entry in the QA Corner. In this installment of the QA Corner, we discuss the function of a QA Lead. Check out Jeremy’s blog at the QA Corner!
Gene Hughson anchors the cast with his Form Follows Function blog to the SPaMCAST to discuss the entry, Trash or Treasure – What’s Your Legacy? Gene begins with the contentious topic of legacy systems.
Re-Read Saturday News
We continue re-reading The Science of Successful Organizational Change. Steven Adams is leading this re-read. In this week’s entry, we cover the introduction to Part 2 and chapter 3. Gibbon’s takes us down the path of strategy and uncertainty. Remember to buy your copy.
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SPaMCAST 455 will feature our interview with Michael King. We talked about his approach to Agile, process improvement and the CMMI at Halfaker and Associates. When you deliver contracting and consulting, effectiveness for your clients it is the bottom line that matters.
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