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The Software Process and Measurement Cast 394 features our interview with Yves Hanoulle.  Yves returns to the Software Process and Measurement Cast to discuss his experiences as a coach with CoderDojo Ghent which brings coding and life lessons to children in Ghent, Belgium. We also explored how Yves has been able to incorporate the lessons he has learned volunteering into his day job. This is a fun interview that has a profound message about our obligation to the future.

This is great interview to come back from vacation to edit and deliver!

Yves’s Bio:

Yves Hanoulle started working in IT in 1994.  He has worked as software support, developer, team lead, trainer, agile coach, change artist, first follower, thought jockey.  These days he calls himself Creative Collaboration Agent.

Yves believes that IT is mainly about working with people. A skill that can never be learned enough. Mr Hanoulle is deeply involved in many communities including starting the book “Who is agile”  together with a team of 20 people. There are now multiple local country spin offs of the book (we talked about this project near the end of the interview)

Yearly Yves spends 10 to 20% of his revenue on training and books so that he stays at the forefront of thought on software development.

Since 2005, he has worked as coach or trainer for a wide range of firms across the globe.

Connect with Yves at:
Twitter: @yveshanoulle
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yveshanoulle

 

Re-Read Saturday News

We continue the read 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 four, which delves into visualization of work, staff liquidity and a focus on outcomes. Visit the Software Process and Measurement Blog to catchup on past installments of Re-Read Saturday.

 

Next SPaMCAST

The next Software Process and Measurement cast will feature an essay on productivity metrics: the good, the bad and the ugly.  We will also feature columns from Kim Pries and Gene Hughson.  Also, I hope to have news about a new columnist joining the SPaMCAST family and more!

 

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