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The Software Process and Measurement Cast 608 features our essay, An Agile Team in a Waterfall Company. Teams like this exist, and sometimes even flourish. Our essay explores how that is possible and how teams in this circumstance can help evolve whole organizations.
Dr. Rico has been a technical leader in support of NASA, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Army for over 30 years. He has led numerous projects based on Cloud Computing, Lean Thinking, Agile Methods, SOA, Web Services, Six Sigma, FOSS, ISO 9001, CMMI, Baldrige, TQM, Enterprise Architecture, DoDAF, and DoD 5000. He specializes in IT investment analysis, IT portfolio valuation, and IT-enabled change. He has been an international keynote speaker, presented at leading industry conferences, written seven textbooks, published numerous articles, and is a reviewer for multiple systems engineering journals. He is a Certified PMP, CSEP, ACP, CSM, and SAFe Agilist, and teaches at four Washington, DC-area universities. He has been in the field of information systems since 1983.
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This week we tackle Chapter 6 ofTame your Work Flow. Throughput accounting ties a number of threads together for me. The big one is the linkage between getting value from process improvement and the mental models created by cost accounting.
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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
The Software Process and Measurement Cast 610 will feature our essay An Agile Team In A Waterfall Company – Organizing Around The Product Flow. This is another part of a larger essay that we began last week.
We will also have a visit from Susan Parente with a discussion that I have named, Agile or Traditional, Pick One! I know which I would pick (and the answer might not be one of the two).
Title: SPaMCAST 609 – Agile and Collaborative Contracts, An Interview with Dr David Rico
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Published Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2020 21:10:28 +0000