The Software Process and Measurement Cast 402 features our interview with Ulises Torres. Ulises and I talked about how his firm, Intellego, has leveraged Agile and the CMMI to improve quality, increase customer satisfaction and business. Ulises makes a strong argument that for his company, Agile and the CMMI are better together.
Ulises Torres has over 24 years of experience in IT, either as a Developer, Team Leader, Project Manager or as an Architect, analyzing, designing, building and implementing a large number of applications, mainly with regard to retail, manufacturing, logistics/distribution and financials. He has worked in software factories, running different projects at the same time and has formal training and proficiency in QA, Scrum, Lean Kanban, Six sigma, OOP, UML, RUP, CMMI and PMI frameworks.
Ulises work at Intellego, a development of solutions and information management services company with offices in México, Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Perú, and USA.
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 6 and 7. Practices, Beck notes represent endpoints that need to be pursued using “baby steps” but they are at the core of how we practice 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.
The next Software Process and Measurement Cast will our essay on Agile practices at scale. We will also have a visit from the Software Sensei Kim Pries and Gene Hughson will bring his Form Follows Function Blog to the Software Process and Measurement Cast.
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