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Software Process and Measurement Cast 492 features our recent interview with Murali Chemuturi.  Murali and I discussed his new book tilted Software Design: A Comprehensive Guide to Software Development Projects (Link  Murali makes a strong case that design can’t be purely emergent.  Design impacts usability, security and data architecture to name just a few areas. Practical advice and strong opinions.

Note Murali and I co-authored Mastering Software Project Management (buy a copy!)

Murali’s Bio

Murali Chemuturi is an information technology and software development subject matter expert, hands-on programmer, author, consultant and trainer. Since 2001, he is offering consultancy on information technology and training to organizations in India and USA from Chemuturi Consultants. Chemuturi Consultants also offers a number of products to aid project managers and software development professionals such as PMPal, a software project management tool; and EstimatorPal, FPAPal & UCPPal, a set of software estimation tools. Chemuturi Consultants also offers a material requirements planning software product MRPPal to assist small to medium manufacturing organizations to efficiently manage their materials.



Re-Read Saturday News

In week seven of the re-read of L. David Marquet’s Turn the Ship Around! we begin Part 2 of the book and tackle chapters 8 and 9, titled Change, In a Word and Welcome Aboard Sante Fe.

Current Installment:

Week 7: Change, In a Word and Welcome Aboard Sante Fe

Previous Installments:

Week 6: I Relieve You

Week 5: Call to Action and Whatever they tell me to do!

Week 4: Change of Course and Frustration

Week 3: Pain and Business as Usual

Week 2: Forward and Introduction

Week 1: Game Plan

Upcoming Webinars and Conferences
QAI Quest 2018
The Three Amigo’s Role in Agile
May 21-25, 2018,
San Antonio, Texas

May 11
Rome, Italy

SPaMCAST 493 will feature our essay titled Thoughts on Kaizen The punchline is that the goal of continuous improvement is to help teams to eliminate waste (Muda, Muri, Mura) while improving an organization’s capability to deliver value.

We will also have columns from Jeremy Berriault and Wolfram Mueller.  Jeremy and I talked about our upcoming appearance at QAI Quest. Wolfram picks up the discussion of Hyper-Productive Knowledge Work Performance, The TameFlow Approach with Chapter 22.