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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. 


Jan 15, 2023

Luis Gonçalves returns to the Software Process and Measurement Cast to discuss his new book, Product First.  We also talked about organizational mastery and change. Become a beta reader of Product First at 

Luis last joined us on SPaMCAST 718, we discussed OKRs. 

Luis’s Bio

Luis Gonçalves is an Entrepreneur, Best Seller Author, and International Keynote Speaker.

When consulting he works exclusively with Entrepreneurs, Founders, and Senior Leaders on the implementation of his game-changing "ADAPT Methodology".

By following the "ADAPT Methodology" Executive Leaders will be able to transform their traditional project-oriented companies into modern digital product companies.

OKR Guide:






Re-read Saturday News!

This week Chapter 10 of Badass Agile Coaching: The Journey from Beginner to Mastery and Beyond enumerates the four meta-skills in the Coaching Growth Wheel. They are: 

  • Leadership, 
  • Change Artistry, 
  • Inspiration, and 
  • Role Modeling.

These four skills underpin the model and I strongly recommend a close reading of the chapter.

A quick advertisement:

Controlling work entry requires preparation and knowledge, building to establishing a path to control work entry (magic wands are normally not available), which is why Jeremy Willets and I have developed a work entry workshop. Interested? Please email us at or


Using flow metrics to plan in Kanban and Scrum environments. Flow metrics are thought of as incredible metrics for value streams and value chains. They are equally useful at the team level — and in some cases even more powerful.

We will also have a visit from Jon M Quigley who brings his Alpha and Omega of Product Development column to the podcast.