Year Five Press Release (PDF)

For Immediate Release
January 23, 2012

Avon Lake, OH – The Software Process and Measurement Podcast (SPaMCAST) is celebrating its 170th episode after five years of interviewing many of the leaders in the software development world. The anniversary edition of SPaMCAST features an interview with Hillel Glazer, speaker, process guru and author of High Performance Operations.

SPaMCAST feature interviews have included:

  • Chris Hefley, Chief Executive Officer, Leankit Kanban, Bandit Software, LLC
  • Dean Leffingwell author of Scaling Software Agility and others
  • Peter Taylor  author of many books including The Lazy Project Manager
  • Elizabeth Harrin author, award winning blog, The Girl’s Guide to Project Management
  • Tim Lister, co-author of  Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies
  • David Anderson the author of  Agile Management for Software Engineering
  • Kent Beck, pioneer in Agile Methods
  • Scott Ambler, though leader in Test Driven Development
  • Ivar Jacobson, developer of Use Cases
  • Grady Booch, discussing Life, the Universe and Development

The Cast covers topics that deal with the challenges of how work is done in information technology organizations as they grow and evolve.  The show combines commentaries, interviews and feedback to serve up ideas, opinions, advice and facts.  In a nutshell, the Cast has provided and will continue to provide advice for and from practitioners, methodologists, pundits and consultants. The editor, Tom Cagley, is a leading consultant in software development process improvement, the Vice President of Consulting for the David Consulting Group, Past President of the International Function Point Users Group and co-author of Mastering Software Project Management.

The Software Process and Measurement Cast can be found at It is also available on all major podcast services including iTunes and the Zune Marketplace. All previous episodes are available download.  The Cast currently enjoys 10,000 downloads a month, up 20% in the past year It is delivered as a free public service to the information technology community and has listeners across the globe.

Thomas M. Cagley Jr.

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