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SPaMCAST 400 – Jim Benson, Personal Kanban and More

Software Process and Measurement Cast 400 features our interview with Jim Benson. Jim and I talked about personal Kanban, micromanagement, work-in-process limits, pattern matching, pomodoro and more. A great interview to cap our first 400 episodes!

Jim’s career path has taken him through government agencies, Fortune 10 corporations, and start-ups. Through them all his passion has remained consistent – applying new technologies to work groups. In each case asking how they can be leveraged to collaborate and cooperate more effectively. Jim loves ideas, creation, and building opportunities. He loves working with teams who are passionate about the future, pushing boundaries, and inclusion. His goal with all technologies is to increase beneficial contact between people and reduce the bureaucratic noise which so often tends to increase costs and destroy creativity.

Jim is the author of the Shingo Research Award winning book Personal Kanban (use the link to buy a copy and support the podcast). He is a noted expert in business process, personal work management, and the application of Lean to personal work and life. Jim believes that the best process is the least process necessary to achieve goals. He has zero tolerance for process waste.

All said, Jim enjoys helping people and teams work out sticky problems, an advocate of people actually seeing their work, and inventing new ways to work at the intersection of Lean thinking, brain science, and leadership.

 

Contact Jim

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ourfounder

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimbenson

Personal Kanban: http://www.personalkanban.com/pk/#sthash.MtOA96sV.dpbs

Modus Cooperandi: http://moduscooperandi.com/

 

Re-Read Saturday News

This week we continue the Re-read Saturday of  Kent Beck’s XP Explained, Second Edition with a discussion of Chapters 2 and 3.  The first two chapters in section One provide us with an overview of the conceptual framework that underpins XP.  Use the link to XP Explained in the show notes when you buy your copy to read along to support both the blog and podcast. Visit the Software Process and Measurement Blog (www.tcagley.wordpress.com) to catch up on past installments of Re-Read Saturday.

 

Next SPaMCAST

The next Software Process and Measurement Cast will feature our essay on listening.  Effective listening is CRITICAL to every aspect of software development  and maintenance. Listening is a complex set of tasks that is more than simply receiving audio data. You also need to interpret that data.

We will also have columns from Jeremy Berriault who brings us the QA Corner and Jon M. Quigley’s second column which covers the gamut of product development.

 

Shameless Ad for my book!

Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniques co-authored by Murali Chematuri and myself and published by J. Ross Publishing. We have received unsolicited reviews like the following: “This book will prove that software projects should not be a tedious process, for you or your team.” Support SPaMCAST by buying the book here. Available in English and Chinese.

Direct download: SPaMCAST_400__Jim_Benson_Personal_Kanban_and_More.mp3
Category:Kanban -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 397 features our essay on cumulative flow diagrams.  The following file includes all of the figures referenced in the cumulative flow diagrams  essay which is part of SPaMCAST 397.

Direct download: Cumulative_Flow_Diagrams__Figures_for_SPaMCAST_397.pdf
Category:Kanban -- posted at: 5:10pm EDT

SPaMCAST 397 – Cumulative Flow Diagrams, QA Sign Off, Project Strategy

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 397 features our essay on cumulative flow diagrams. A CFD can help everyone from team members to program managers to gain insight into issues, cycle time and likely completion dates. Cumulative flow diagrams are extremely versatile tools for managing work.

Figures for this essay are included as a separate entry in the feed.

Our second column is a visit to the QA Corner. Jeremy Berriault weighs in on the thorny question of who signs off or approves the results of testing for projects. We discuss some strange behaviors that occur when responsibility and authority for the results of testing are ambiguous.

We also have the debut column from Jon M. Quigley. Jon inaugurates his column with a discussion of whether project risk, scope and strategy are related. The short answer is yes, and the longer answer suggests what happens when all of the options are not considered. Jon is a principle at Value Transformation, LLC (www.valuetransform.com) along with being a teacher, coach, serial author and past guest on SPaMCAST 346.

Re-Read Saturday News
We continue the read of Commitment – Novel About Managing Project Risk by Maassen, Matts, and Geary. Buy your copy today and read along (use the link to support the podcast). This week’s installment will address Chapter 7, which using the monomyth structure represents both atonement and the return home, the completion of the cycle. Next week we will conclude with a few final thoughts. The next book in the Re-read Saturday Series will be Kent Beck’s xP Explained, Second Edition. Visit the Software Process and Measurement Blog (www.tcagley.wordpress.com) to catch up on past installments of Re-Read Saturday.


Next SPaMCAST
The next Software Process and Measurement Cast features our interview of with bestselling author Kevin Kruse. We discussed his new book, 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management. The ideas on managing time and more accurately managing focus are extremely useful and in some cases just a bit controversial. Listen to the interview, then buy a copy of his book and become more productive!

Shameless Ad for my book!
Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniques co-authored by Murali Chematuri and myself and published by J. Ross Publishing. We have received unsolicited reviews like the following: “This book will prove that software projects should not be a tedious process, for you or your team.” Support SPaMCAST by buying the book here. Available in English and Chinese.

Direct download: SPaMCAST_397__Cumulative_Flow_Diagrams_QA_Sign_Project_Strategy.mp3
Category:Kanban -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

SPaMCAST 396 - Mike Burrows, Agendashift

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 396 begins our run up to Episode 400 with our interview of with Mike Burrows. Mike and I talked about his game changing idea of Agendashift. Agendashift identifies opportunities for positive change by exploring an organization’s alignment to the values of transparency, balance, collaboration, customer focus, flow, and leadership. Along the way, we also revisited parts of our previous interview on the podcast covering Mike’s book, Kanban From The Inside.

Mike’s Bio
Mike is the founder of Agendashift, author of the book Kanban from the Inside, consultant, coach, and trainer. In recent months, he has been the interim delivery manager for two UK government digital "exemplar" projects and consultant to public and private sector organisations at home and abroad. Prior to his consulting career, he was global development manager and Executive Director at a top tier investment bank, and IT Director for an energy risk management startup.

Agendashift Blog: https://www.agendashift.com/
Twitter: @asplake and @KanbanInside

Re-Read Saturday News
We continue the read of Commitment – Novel About Managing Project Risk by Maassen, Matts, and Geary. Buy your copy today and read along (use the link to support the podcast). This week we tackle chapter 6. Chapter 6 layers ideas from game theory to explain why real options works. Visit the Software Process and Measurement Blog (www.tcagley.wordpress.com) to catch up on past installments of Re-Read Saturday.

Next SPaMCAST
The next Software Process and Measurement Cast includes three columns. The first is our essay on cumulative flow diagrams. Cumulative flow diagrams are extremely versatile tools for managing work. I am becoming more and more convinced that they should be used universally.


We will also have a visit to the QA Corner with Jeremy Berriault. Jeremy brings us his unique wisdom to testing topics. Our conversations are always illuminating!

Jon M. Quigley. Jon is a serial author and consultant, who first appeared on SPaMCAST 346. We discussed. We began his unnamed column (we need your help) with a discussion of project risk and scope and strategy selection.

Shameless Ad for my book!
Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniques co-authored by Murali Chematuri and myself and published by J. Ross Publishing. We have received unsolicited reviews like the following: “This book will prove that software projects should not be a tedious process, for you or your team.” Support SPaMCAST by buying the book here. Available in English and Chinese.

Direct download: SPaMCAST_396__Mike_Borrows_Agendashift.mp3
Category:Kanban -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

SPaMCAST 310 – Mike Burrows, Kanban from the Inside

Software Process and Measurement Cast 310 features our interview with Mike Burrows. This is Mike’s second visit to the Software Process and Measurement Cast.  In this visit we discussed his new book, Kanban from the Inside (Kindle).  The book lays out why Kanban is a management method built on a set of values rather than just a set of techniques. Mike explains why Kanban leads to better outcomes for projects, managers, organizations and customers!

Mike is the UK Director and Principal Consultant at David J Anderson and Associates. In a career spanning the aerospace, banking, energy and government sectors, Mike has been a global development manager, IT director and software developer. He speaks regularly at Lean/Kanban-related events in several countries and his book Kanban from the Inside (Kindle)was published in September.

Mike’s email is mike@djaa.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/asplake and @KanbanInside
Blog is http://positiveincline.com/index.php/about/UK

Kanban conference: http://lkuk.leankanban.com/
Kanban conference series: http://conf.leankanban.com/

Next

SPaMCAST 311 features our essay on backlog grooming. Backlog grooming is an important technique that can be used in any Agile or Lean methodology. At one point the need for backlog grooming was debated, however most practitioners now find the practice useful. The simplest definition of backlog grooming is the preparation of the user stories or requirements to ensure they are ready to be worked on. The act of grooming and preparation can cover a wide range of specific activities and can be performed at any time). In the next podcast we get into the nuts and bolts of making your backlog better!

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DCG Webinars:

Agile Risk Management – It Is Still Important! October 24, 2014 11:230 EDT
Has the adoption of Agile techniques magically erased risk from software projects? Or, have we just changed how we recognize and manage risk?  Or, more frighteningly, by changing the project environment through adopting Agile techniques, have we tricked ourselves into thinking that risk has been abolished?

 

Upcoming Conferences:

I will be presenting at the North East Quality Council 60th Conference October 21st and 22nd in Springfield, MA.

More on all of these great events in the near future! I look forward to seeing all SPaMCAST readers and listeners that attend these great events!

The Software Process and Measurement Cast has a sponsor.

As many you know I do at least one webinar for the IT Metrics and Productivity Institute (ITMPI) every year. The ITMPI provides a great service to the IT profession. ITMPI’s mission is to pull together the expertise and educational efforts of the world’s leading IT thought leaders and to create a single online destination where IT practitioners and executives can meet all of their educational and professional development needs. The ITMPI offers a premium membership that gives members unlimited free access to 400 PDU accredited webinar recordings, and waives the PDU processing fees on all live and recorded webinars. The Software Process and Measurement Cast some support if you sign up here. All the revenue our sponsorship generates goes for bandwidth, hosting and new cool equipment to create more and better content for you. Support the SPaMCAST and learn from the ITMPI.

Shameless Ad for my book!

Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniques co-authored by Murali Chematuri and myself and published by J. Ross Publishing. We have received unsolicited reviews like the following: “This book will prove that software projects should not be a tedious process, neither for you or your team.” Support SPaMCAST by buying the book here.

Available in English and Chinese.

Direct download: SPaMCAST_310__Mike_Burrows_Kanban_from_the_Inside.mp3
Category:Kanban -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

SPaMCAST 269 - Kanban Essay, Tame The Flow, Steve Tendon

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 269.  The SPaMCAST 269 features our essay on Kanban.  It really is all about the flow. Also in the Software Process Measurement Cast 269 we begin a new column called Tame the Flow featuring the ideas and advice of Steve Tendon.  

The essay begins:

Kanban, which means signal card in Japanese, has been a staple of lean auto manufacturing for years through its application in the Toyota Production System (and in lean manufacturing environments).

and ends:

Focusing on one item at a time and minimizing wait states requires rethinking how we think and talk about work.  Ultimately and after we adjust to the changes, Kanban improves efficiency and delivery of business value.

Listen to the podcast to catch all the stuff in between.

For the next few weeks the Software Process and Measurement Cast will include a promo for the "Influential Agile Leader" events led by Johanna Rothman and Gil Broza.  Check out the full details at www.InfluentialAgileLeader.com

The Software Process and Measurement Cast has a sponsor . . .

ITMPI provides a great service to the IT profession. ITMPI's mission is to pull together the expertise and educational efforts of the world's leading IT thought leaders and to create a single online destination where IT practitioners and executives can meet all of their educational and professional development needs. The ITMPI offers a premium membership that gives members unlimited free access to 400 PDU accredited webinar recordings, and waives the PDU processing fees on all live and recorded webinars.  The Software Process and Measurement Cast receives a fee if you sign up using the URL in the show notes. http://mbsy.co/fGdw  All revenue our sponsors goes for bandwidth, hosting and new cool equipment to create more and better content for you!  Support the SPaMCAST and learn from the ITMPI!

The Software Process and Measurement Cast is a proud member of the Tech Podcast Network.  Check out the Software Process and Measurement and other great audio and video casts!  TPN:  www.techpodcast.com

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The Daily Process Thoughts is my project designed to deliver a quick daily idea, thought or simple smile to help you become a better change agent. Each day you will get piece of thought provoking text and a picture or hand drawn chart to illustrate the idea being presented. The goal is to deliver every day; rain or shine, in sickness or in health or for better or worse! Check it out at www.tcagley.wordpress.com

The Daily Process Thoughts is my project designed to deliver a quick daily idea, thought or simple smile to help you become a better change agent. Each day you will get piece of thought provoking text and a picture or hand drawn chart to illustrate the idea being presented. The goal is to deliver every day; rain or shine, in sickness or in health or for better or worse! Check it out at www.tcagley.wordpress.com

Shameless Ad for my book! 

Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniques co-authored by Murali Chematuri and myself and published by J. Ross Publishing. We have received unsolicited reviews like the following: "This book will prove that software projects should not be a tedious process, neither for you or your team."

NOW AVAILABLE IN CHINESE! 

Have you bought your copy?

Contact information for the Software Process and Measurement Cast

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Voicemail:  +1-206-888-6111
Website: www.spamcast.net
Twitter: www.twitter.com/tcagley
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One more thing!  Help support the SPaMCAST by reviewing and rating the Software Process and Measurement Cast on ITunes! It helps people find the cast. 

Next:
The Software Process and Measurement Cast 270 features my interview with Allan Shalloway.  We talked lean, Kanban and SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework.  A great interview to bring in the new year!

Direct download: SPaMCAST_269_-_Kanban_Essay_Tame_The_Flow_Steve_Tendon.mp3
Category:Kanban -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

SPaMCAST 224 - Mike Burrows, Kanban Values

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 224!   

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 224 features my interview with Michael Burrows.  We talked Kanban and  his blog entry on the values of Kanban titled, "Introducing Kanban Through Its Values."

Mike's Bio . . .
Mike is a consultant and coach to management teams, an Accredited Kanban Trainer, and a member of Lean Kanban University's management board. He has led development teams and larger IT functions for much of his career, working in the aerospace, software tools, finance and energy sectors. He first connected with the Kanban community by sharing his experiences leading one of the first Kanban implementations in Central Europe.

Contact Mike at  . . .
Email:  mjb@asplake.co.uk
Web:  http://positiveincline.com
Twitter:  http://twitter.com/asplake
Linkedin:  http://www.linkedin.com/in/asplake

Remember to checked out Daily Process Thoughts!  Daily Process Thoughts is delivering a quick daily idea, thought or simple smile to help you become a better change agent.  Check it out at www.tcagley.wordpress.com. 

Recently, Kirill Klimov, a listener to the SPaMCAST published an article title "Agile Podcasts: A Great Learning Alternative" on INFOQ.  Kirill states that he is passionate about Agile software development and podcasting at the same time. He is trying to promote wide spreading Agile with podcasts.  Kirill created article about great reliable Agile podcasts. SPaM Cast is there! Here is the link: http://www.infoq.com/articles/agile-podcasts

Shameless Ad for my book! 

Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniques co-authored by Murali Chematuri and myself and published by J. Ross Publishing. We have received unsolicited reviews like the following: "This book will prove that software projects should not be a tedious process, neither for you or your team."

NOW AVAILABLE IN CHINESE! 

Have you bought your copy?

Contact information for the Software Process and Measurement Cast

Email:  spamcastinfo@gmail.com
Voicemail:              +1-206-888-6111      
Website: www.spamcast.net
Twitter: www.twitter.com/tcagley
Facebook:  http://bit.ly/16fBWV

One more thing!  Help support the SPaMCAST by reviewing and rating the Software Process and Measurement Cast on ITunes! It helps people find the cast. 

Next:
The Software Process and Measurement Cast 225 I will feature an essay on underperforming Agile.

Direct download: SPaMCAST_224_-_Mike_Burrows_Kanban_Values.mp3
Category:Kanban -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

SPaMCAST 196 - Jeff Anderson, Lean StartUp For Process Improvement, Kanban

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 196!

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 196 features my inteview with Jeff Anderson of Deloitte on topics that spanned lean, kanban and using the ideas from the work done on lean startups as a process improvement tool.

Bio - 

Jeff started his professional life as your typical IT development geek, creating software delivery joy through the use of things like patterns, agile methods, and overall object oriented goodness. For the most part he was disappointed in the way IT delivery projects were managed, the reason they were started, and how they ended up. This dissatisfaction with the status quo led him to gradually embrace a new mission in life, to help IT knowledge workers to become awesome at what they do. To that end he has created the Deloitte LEAN service offering, providing advisory, coaching, and change management services to IT departments. Jeff has built this capability within Deloitte to help IT clients truly transform the way they operate their business. Over the last several years he has played a leadership role in some of the largest Kanban based enterprise transformations worldwide. Jeff keeps adding new tools to his transformation utility belt, including lean startup, gamification and others to define the next generation of work environments for knowledge professionals. Last, but definitely not least, Jeff is the proud father of a brand new daughter Mila, and husband of to his amazing wife Barbara.

Blog:  agileconsulting.blogspot.com
Twitter: @thomasjeffrey (www.twitter.com/thomasjeffrey)

The SPaMCAST 196 is sponsored by LeanKit Kanban

By now, most of you in the Lean-Agile community have heard of LeanKit, recognized by community leaders and practitioners alike as the most flexible and powerful tool available for implementing visual management. Since their launch in 2009, LeanKit has helped hundreds of companies around the world to quickly and easily model even very complex processes as vertical and horizontal lanes on a virtual whiteboard with cards representing work flowing from step to step. 

Well, LeanKit has now announced the launch of groundbreaking new features that allow even the largest enterprise portfolio and projects to be managed using multiple levels of drill-down Kanban boards, detailed sub-taskboards, and roll-up Lean metrics - as well as a complete overhaul of their user interface that makes LeanKit more attractive, more intuitive, and easier to manage. If you haven't checked out LeanKit or haven't lately, check out the website to explore how they can help Lean-Agile scale within your organization.   Visit LeanKit Kanban! (and say hello for the SPaMCAST!)

Shameless Ad for my book! 

Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniques co-authored by Murali Chematuri and myself and  published by J. Ross Publishing. We have received unsolicited reviews like the following: "This book will prove that software projects should not be a tedious process, neither for you or your team."

We also just got word that the SPM book has been adopted for a class at the University of West Flroida for the Fall.  Have you bought your copy?

Contact information for the Software Process and Measurement Cast:
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Next

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 197 will feature an essay who's working title is What Happens After Interia Wins . . .


SPaMCAST 174 - Karl Scotland, Kanban Thinking

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 174!  

The SPaMCAST 174 features my interview with Karl Scotland.  We discussed his concept, Kanban Thinking

Karl Scotland is a versatile software practitioner with over 15 years of experience covering development, project management, team leadership, coaching and training.  For the last 10 years he has been successfully applying Agile methods, and most recently has been a pioneer and advocate of using Kanban Systems for software development.

Currently an Agile Coach with Rally Software in the UK, Karl is a founding member of the Lean Software and Systems Consortium and the Limited WIP Society, and has previously championed Agile and Lean Thinking with the BBC, Yahoo! and EMC Consulting. Karl writes about his latest ideas on his blog at http://availagility.co.uk/.

Want to get in touch with Karl? 
Linked In http://www.linkedin.com/in/karlscotland
Blog http://availagility.co.uk/
Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/kjscotland

A message from SPaMCAST's sponsor . . .

THe SPaMCAST 174 is sponsored by LeanKit Kanban. LeanKit Kanban is a software tool for kanban that is as simple to use as physical kanban. If you put it up on a touchscreen in your team area, it practically IS physical kanban. But your boards are available from anywhere, and updated in real-time. A slew of colors, icons, and avatars take your visual signaling to the next level. And the system tracks the metrics for you, providing analytics on bottlenecks, lead time, work distribution, process efficiency, and variability - for a single board or a whole company. It's kanban for the Lean enterprise.  

I have been using LeanKit Kanban for a personal project my wife and I are working on.  LeanKit allows us to share the Kanban board across the miles with ease!

Visit LeanKit Kanban!  (and say hello for the SPaMCAST!)

Interested in becoming a radio star?  If you are interested in reviewing tools or books?  Drop me a note at spamcastinfo@gmail.com

Shameless Ad for my book! 

Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniques co-authored by Murali Chematuri and myself and published by J. Ross Publishing. We have received unsolicited reviews like the following: "This book will prove that software projects should not be a tedious process, neither for you or your team."

Have you bought your copy?

Contact information for the Software Process and Measurement Cast
Email:  spamcastinfo@gmail.com
Voicemail:  +1-206-888-6111
Website: www.spamcast.net
Twitter: www.twitter.com/tcagley
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Next:
The Software Process and Measurement Cast 175 feature an essay titled, Do You Have Trust, Passion and A Beginners Mind? An important set of concepts for ANY framework you might be adopting.

Direct download: SPaMCAST_174_-_Karl_Scotland_Kanban_Thinking.mp3
Category:Kanban -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

SPaMCAST 150 - Yuval Yeret, Kanban, Agile

Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 150!

The SPaMCAST 150 features my interview Yuval Yeret.  We discussed Kanban, Agile, life, the universe and everything.  Ok I might have gotten a bit carried away but only a bit.

SPAMCast listener ordering an AgileSparks Assessment and Management Focusing workshop by end of 2011 will get a 25% discount from list price - Mention SPAMCast when contacting AgileSparks.

Yuval is leading the Kanban/Flow practice in AgileSparks, an international lean agile consulting company. He has been in the technology management world since 1994. He graduated top of class from the IDF Mamram Computer School and in the last 17 years held various management positions in IT and Product Development including several VP R&D positions, with a focus on the Networking and Storage worlds. Six years ago Yuval started used Lean/Agile thinking and practices to turn

around technology organizations. On top of being a Kanban guru and nominee for the 2011 Lean SSC Brickell Key Award, Yuval is also a seasoned Scrum practitioner and CSM/CSP/CSPO. Yuval is a big believer in pragmatic best-of-breed solution design, taking the best from each approach, and not sticking to any particular Dogma. Yuval is based in Israel but you can often find him speaking and training/consulting in Europe and across the Atlantic.

Contact Data:

Blog: http://yuvalYeret.com
Web:  http://www.agilesparks.com/
Email: yuval@agilesparks.com

A Word From Our Sponsor . . .

THe SPaMCAST 149 is sponsored by LeanKit Kanban. LeanKit Kanban is a software tool for kanban that is as simple to use as physical kanban. If you put it up on a touchscreen in your team area, it practically IS physical kanban. But your boards are available from anywhere, and updated in real-time. A slew of colors, icons, and avatars take your visual signaling to the next level. And the system tracks the metrics for you, providing analytics on bottlenecks, lead time, work distribution, process efficiency, and variability - for a single board or a whole company. It's kanban for the Lean enterprise.  

Extended Free TRIAL for SPaMCAST Listeners!

I have been using LeanKit Kanban for a personal project my wife and I are working on.  This week I was in Canada and we could share the Kanban board across the miles with ease!

I want to thank LeanKit Kanban for thier sponsorship over the past four shows.  The sponsorship has helped defray some to the hosting, bandwidth costs and other administrative cost.  If you are interested in being a sponsor please contact me at SPaMCASTinfo@gmail.com for a rate sheet or to discuss options.

Shameless Ad for my book! 

Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniques co-authored by Murali Chematuri and myself and published by J. Ross Publishing. We have received unsolicited reviews like the following: "This book will prove that software projects should not be a tedious process, neither for you or your team."

Have you bought your copy?

Contact information for the Software Process and Measurement Cast

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Voicemail:  +1-206-888-6111

Website: www.spamcast.net

Twitter: www.twitter.com/tcagley

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SPaMCAST 151 will feature an essay on importance and urgency.  They might be related but they are not the same!

Direct download: SPaMCAST_150_-_Yuval_Yeret_Kanban_Agile.mp3
Category:Kanban -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT