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Jeff Dalton is Chief Evangelist at AgileCxO.org, a Research and Development organization that studies agile leadership. He is a technology executive with over 30 years of experience as a CTO, CIO, VP of Product Development, and for that past fifteen years has been CEO of Broadsword and AgileCxO. He is an executive agile coach, agile assessor, and instructor, a regular conference speaker, and author of both “The Agile Performance Holarchy: An Operating System for Agile Leaders” and “The Guide to Scrum and CMMI: Improving Agile Performance with CMMI.” In his spare time, Jeff is an instrument-rated pilot and plays bass in a jazz band. He has degrees in music and computer science. 

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 615 features my discussion with Jeff Dalton  Jeff and I discussed the new cybersecurity model, the CMMC, and the need for a hyper-focus on cybersecurity. The use of this new model can not be just another plaque on the wall!  

Jeff on Twitter: @CMMIAppraiser @agilecxo 

Broadsword Solutions: https://broadswordsolutions.com/

Re-Read Saturday News 

This week we took a break.  I ran a ½ marathon instead of writing, but we will be back next week (I actually have re-read Chapter 14 and taken notes).  Have you bought your copy of  Steve Tendon and Daniel Doiron’s  Tame your Work Flow?  Use the link to support the authors and blog!  

Week 1: Logistics and Front Matterhttps://bit.ly/2LWJ3EY

Week 2: Prologue (The Story of Herbie) – https://bit.ly/3h4zmTi

Week 3: Explicit Mental Modelshttps://bit.ly/2UJUZyN 

Week 4: Flow Efficiency, Little’s Law and Economic Impacthttps://bit.ly/2VrIhoL 

Week 5: Flawed Mental Modelshttps://bit.ly/3eqj70m  

Week 6: Where To Focus Improvement Effortshttps://bit.ly/2DTvOUN 

Week 7: Introduction to Throughput Accounting and Culturehttps://bit.ly/2DbhfLT 

Week 8: Accounting F(r)iction and  Show Me the Moneyhttps://bit.ly/2XmDuWu 

Week 9: Constraints in the Work Flow and in the Work Processhttps://bit.ly/33Uukoz 

Week 10: Understanding PEST Environments and Finding the Constraint in PEST Environmentshttps://bit.ly/3ga3ew9 

Week 11: Drum-Buffer-Rope Schedulinghttps://bit.ly/32l0Z3Q 

Week 12: Portfolio Prioritization and Selection in PEST Environmentshttps://bit.ly/31Ea4WC 

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The Software Process and Measurement Cast 616 will feature a discussion with Tom Henrickson on the state of agile and preparations for the Agile Online Summit 2020.