Episode 028: Brains, Feedback Systems, Demons, and Goats with Janelle Klein

April 14th, 2017 · 1 hr 5 mins

About this Episode

00:16 – Welcome to “Goats On Podcasts” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”

01:19 – Origin Story

04:36 – The Development of Development

06:58 – Automated Tests and Mistake Detection

09:21 – Designing Releases and Best Practices

20:13 – “The Code is Better”

15:08 – Measuring Effort, #CollaborativePain, and The Error Handling Process

Why Software Gets In Trouble by Gerald M. Weinberg

33:24 – Discovery and Documentation

37:44 – Agile Fluency

Agile Fluency Project: Chart Your Agile Pathway

Quality Management Maturity Grid

40:42 – Building a Conceptual Model of our Brains with Code

Hindsight Bias

51:56 – Identifying Project Pain: Slicing and Dicing

57:23 – Change Sizing


Rein: Gerald M. Weinberg’s Quality Software Management Series

Janelle: The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization by Peter M. Senge

Sam: The pain that we experience in software development is really cognitive dissonance.

Jessica: Programming is like summoning a demon.

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