Jul 19, 2020
The Software Process and Measurement Cast 608 features our essay, An Agile Team in a Waterfall Company. Teams like this exist, and sometimes even flourish. Our essay explores how that is possible and how teams in this circumstance can help evolve whole organizations.
We have a visit from Gene Hughson with his Form Follows Function column. Gene and I talk about how an architect has to avoid bias generated by the expertise that they have spent years developing.
Re-Read Saturday News
This week we tackle Chapter 5 (this is the beginning of Part 2) of Tame your Work Flow, The chapter is titled “Where to Focus Improvement Efforts.” Part 2 transitions us from improving wait time and flow efficiency and begins a deep dive into the Theory of Constraints (ToC).
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The Software Process and Measurement Cast 609 will feature the return of Dr. David Rico. Dave and I discussed contracting and agile. This a crucial real-world topic that is often swept under the carpet and politely ignored. That won’t happen in the SPaMCAST 609.