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In Software Process and Measurement Cast 656 we stay with an agile product and entrepreneurship theme with a conversation with Rahul Aggarwal. We discussed building a business and products to support the gig economy and entrepreneurship. Rahul provides excellent advice on recognizing market needs, experimenting, pivoting when necessary, and building a business. 

Bio:

Being awarded as the Rising Entrepreneur of the year 2019 and Entrepreneur 35 under 35 in 2020, and Asia’s Most Promising Business Leaders 2021 by Economic Times, Rahul Aggarwal has co-founded Designhill and created a unique online marketplace to overcome the challenges faced by the business owners in

outsourcing high-quality creative solutions and designers who have been looking for creative freedom.

He’s a serial entrepreneur, passionate marketer, investor, advisor, and a firm believer in the concept of constant learning and growing. His astounding digital knowledge and impregnable business skills have led Designhill to be acknowledged as the Creative Startup Of The Year 2019 by Entrepreneur Magazine

DesignHill: www.designhill.com 

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/raggarwal1

Re-Read Saturday News 

This week we re-read Chapter 1 of  Monotasking by Staffan Nöteberg titled Monotasking In A Nutshell.   This chapter lays the foundation for translating the Five Axioms of Monotasking into a simple and straightforward approach. 

Catch up on my experiment using the concepts on Monotasking by Staffan Nöteberg as part of the re-read. This week I am going to work on using shortlists and implementing both the panorama cues and panorama sessions. 

Week 2 – Monotasking In A Nutshellhttps://bit.ly/3gGMb72 

Previous Entries

Week 1 – Logistics, Game Plan, and Prefacehttps://bit.ly/3x1oVap 

Week 2 – Introductionhttps://bit.ly/2TXVfwt 

Upcoming Events!

ISMA 18 Virtual Conference, June 24th, 2021 8 AM EDT to 11:15 EDT 

I will host the event.  The event will have a host of great speakers on great topics! 

ISMA 18 will be free for both IFPUG members and non-members. IFPUG members are eligible for 1 credit at the CFPS Extension Program (CEP) and also attract 3 Technical PDUs in the PMI Talent Triangle®, both by attending the full conference!

Register: https://www.ifpug.org/isma18/ 

Real Value of TMMi  (SPaMCAST is a Friend of TMMi America)

Free webinar from TMMi America featuring Mark Summers

June 25th, 2 to 3 PM EDT 

This webinar will explore the common usages of the TMMi Test Process Improvement framework. We will dive into how:

• You can leverage this framework to transform the way your organization delivers software.

• The model can transform your career.

• Next steps to take on your journey to becoming a Test Process Improvement superhero.

The real value of the TMMi is to help you dramatically change the frequency and quality of your software delivery.

Register at https://bit.ly/2RtoGpy 

Next SPaMCAST

In the next Software Process and Measurement Cast, I will talk with Søren Pedersen.  We talked about teams, value streams, and leveraging agile to improve how teams deliver value.  We started with the definition of a team and then got into the practical nitty-gritty of defining value streams and coaching teams.