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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. 


Aug 14, 2022

This week Jeff Perry and I discussed learning how to consciously guide your technology career. We are all problem solvers, and Jeff provides a ton of hard-won advice. We also wrestled with the difference between a series of jobs and a career. 

Jeff’s Bio:

Jeff Perry is the founder of More Than Engineering and serves as a leadership and career coach for engineers and technology professionals.

His innovative programs and coaching help people take a mindful, intentional, and purposeful approach to career transitions, leadership, and personal development goals.

Listeners of the SPaMCAST can find some free resources including the Career Clarity Checklist at They can also find and follow Jeff on LinkedIn at

Do you have questions that you would like Susan, Jon, Jeremy, Tony, or myself to answer?  Leave a voice message at 01.440.668.5717 or an email at

Re-read Saturday News

Chapter 5 begins Part 2 of Coaching Agile Teams by Lyssa Adkins and is titled Coach as Coach-Mentor. During my initial reading of this book, I found Part 2 the most immediately useful. During this re-read, I reflect less on techniques to engage people and teams and more on engagements that I have had and where my remit and my behavior took me off track.

Remember to buy a copy of  Coaching Agile Teams by Lyssa Adkins (SPaMCAST Amazon affiliate line and read along!


Previous Installments

Week 1: Logistics and Introduction - 

Week 2: Will I Be A Good Coach - 

Week 3: Expect High Performance - 

Week 4: Master Yourself - 

Week 5: Let Your Style Change - 

Week 6: Coach as Coach-Mentor - 


SPaMCAST 717 we will focus on why Work in Process, flow load, is the leading indicator of flow metrics. 

We will also be joined by Tony TImbol who brings his To Tell A Story column to the podcast.