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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. 


Mar 5, 2023

Fatalism stops process improvement and agile transformations in their tracks. One of the definitions of fatalism is the belief that all events are predetermined and therefore inevitable. Just accepting the status quo because it is the status quo isn’t pragmatism it is stagnation.

We also have a visit from Tony Timbol who brings his To Tell A Story column to the podcast. Sign up for his free newsletter ( and get a copy of the ebook on agile requirements we discussed.

Re-read Saturday News!

Chapter 18 of Extraordinary Badass Agile Coaching: The Journey from Beginner to Mastery and Beyond is titled “Dojo Practice for the Badass Agile Coach.” The coaching dojo in Chapter 18 has a much smaller footprint than other dojos I have participated in and is easily implementable. I ran two this week and have plans for several more. 

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Week 17: Dojo Practices - 

Week 16: Badass Agile Coach’s Guide to Starting Your Day - 

Week 15: Situational Awareness as a Badass Agile Coach - 


The next Software Process and Measurement Cast will feature a conversation with Jeff Bubolz and Chad Beier. We discussed their Manifesto for Organizational Agility ( 

Agility. - a new manifesto for the dynamic world of work.