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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. 


Apr 11, 2021

In the Software Process and Measurement Cast 646, Albert Ahdoot and I focus on discussing the impact of strong off-premise infrastructure on the delivery of value, the impact on the bottom line, and the mitigation of risk.

Albert Ahdoot is a successful entrepreneur focused on building IT businesses through meaningful relationships. His flagship company, Colocation America, was founded to serve as the premier data center provider for IT solutions looking for a secure and scalable IT. 

Albert is a highly respected business development expert who has helped many technology companies achieve great success. Albert received his Bachelor of Science in Physiology and Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from UCLA and his masters in Bio-Technology from NYU.

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Re-Read Saturday News 

Chapter 9 in Fixing Your Scrum, Practical Solutions to Common Scrum Problems, by Ryan Ripley and Todd Miller, addresses the ubiquitous concept of sprints. I have observed teams using weekly sprints and have even run into a team doing 6-month sprints (it did not end well).  Everyone is sprinting; Todd and Ryan address some of the more critical antipatterns in this chapter.

 If you have not bought your copy -- what are you waiting for? Fixing Your Scrum: Practical Solutions to Common Scrum Problems 

This Week’s Installment 

Week 9:  Thinking In Sprints -

Previous Installments

Week 1: Re-read Logistics and Front Matter - 

Week 2: A Brief Introduction To Scrum, and Why Scrum Goes Bad - 

Week 3: Breaking Bad Scrum with a Value-Driven Approach - 

Week 4: The Product Owner - 

Week 5: The Product Backlog - 

Week 6: The Development Team - 

Week 7: Embracing The Scrum Master Role 

Week 8: Management - 



Broken record time, work entry is the single most important process for any team’s health.  Teams with little to no control of work entry will always be running around like their hair is on fire...which actually might be more pleasant. 

We will also have a visit from Susan Parente who brings her, Not A Scrumdamentalist column to the podcast.