The IT Software Quality Report

Dr. Bill Curtis, Chief Scientist at CAST and Director of CISQ, speaks with members of various leading companies in multiple industries about measuring and managing software quality in their critical information systems.

Dr. Bill Curtis, Chief Scientist at CAST and Director of CISQ, speaks with members of various leading companies in multiple industries about measuring and managing software quality in their critical information systems.

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Episodes:

Episode 18: The IT Software Quality Report: Raju Pusapati of Ameican Express

In this episode Ruju Pusipati, Head of Enterprise Architecture for American Express, joins CISQ Director, Dr. Bill Curtis, to discus how software quality now runs the business for financial companies.

Oct 21st, 2011
Duration: 10:02
Episode 17: The IT Software Quality Report: Author, Capers Jones

In this week's episode of the IT Software Quality Report, CISQ director Dr. Bill Curtis interviews industry luminary, Capers Jones, about his new book, "The Economics of Software Quality," co-written by Olivier Bonsignor.

Aug 5th, 2011
Duration: 07:17
Episode 16: The IT Software Quality Report: Manuel Barbero of UBS

In this week's IT Software Quality Report, Manuel Barbero, CTO and head of strategy and marketing at UBS, continues his discussion with CISQ Director, Dr. Bill Curtis, about software quality methods at UBS.

Jul 21st, 2011
Duration: 09:40
Episode 15: The IT Software Quality Report: Manuel Barbero of UBS

In this episode, Manuel Barbero, CTO head of strategy and marketing at UBS, joins CISQ Director, Dr. Bill Curtis, to discuss the importance of measuring software quality in ensuring an agile organization.

Jul 7th, 2011
Duration: 07:12
Episode 14: The IT Software Quality Report: Bob Martin of MITRE Systems

In this episode, Bob Martin, a principal engineer at MITRE Systems, returns to discuss the work his company has done on behalf of the US government and the role of software managers in mission critical applications.

Jun 17th, 2011
Duration: 10:19
Episode 13: The IT Software Quality Report: Bob Martin of MITRE Systems

In this episode, Bob Martin, a principal engineer at MITRE Systems, discusses with CISQ Director, Dr. Bill Curtis, how the Department of Homeland Security and other organizations are using quality metrics to better judge the software and services offered by vendors and contractors.

Jun 2nd, 2011
Duration: 08:40
Episode 12: The IT Software Quality Report: Charlie Li of HP Capgemini

In this episode, Charlie Li, VP of Quality Assurance for HP Capgemini, talks with CISQ Director, Dr. Bill Curtis, about the importance of testing and certification of and ratings for mobile applications, as well as the emergence of the cloud as way to reduce the costs of software quality assurance while increasing corporate agility.

May 19th, 2011
Duration: 09:20
Episode 11: The IT Software Quality Report: Charlie Li of HP Capgemini

In this episode, Charlie Li, VP of Quality Assurance for HP Capgemini, talks with CISQ Director, Dr. Bill Curtis, about why solid metrics for software quality are crucial to measuring the real business value of your software.

May 6th, 2011
Duration: 07:42
Episode 10: The IT Software Quality Report: Charles Gerth of Alliance Global Services

In this episode, Charles Gerth Senior VP of Alliance Global Services, reveals how organizations like Google, Facebook, and Apple change the world we live and work in, while compressing the innovation cycles dramatically. Many companies are being asked to deliver more - faster, and need a way to measure business risks.

Apr 1st, 2011
Duration: 13:45
Episode 9: The IT Software Quality Report: Mitch Wein of AXA Equitable

In this episode, Bill Curtis and Mitch Wein discuss software quality and measurement for AXA Equitable internal systems worldwide and explain how software quality and function point analysis is truly an extension of strong people, process and technology.

Feb 25th, 2011
Duration: 11:17
Episode 8: The IT Software Quality Report: Kelly Cannon former IT executive at Kaiser Permanente part two

In this episode, Kelly Cannon, former IT Executive at Kaiser Permanente, talk with CISQ Director, Dr. Bill Curtis about managing the performance and reliability of mission critical IT applications. Cannon discusses the issues that IT executives are now facing due to the complexity and interconnectedness of applications being implemented and how to manage quality in these critical systems.

Feb 11th, 2011
Duration: 05:17
Episode 7: The IT Software Quality Report: Kelly Cannon former IT executive at Kaiser Permanente

In this episode, Kelly Cannon, former IT Executive at Kaiser Permanente, gives his perspective on his long experience in managing quality in an IT environment. Cannon discusses what is driving the importance of measurement, how the applications have involved over time, their interdependency and criticality to the business, and how cost and reliability play a major role when executing high-level IT decisions.

Jan 28th, 2011
Duration: 05:18
Episode 6: The IT Software Quality Report: Patrick Howard of IBM Global Business Services.

Patrick Howard, Partner and Vice President of IBM Global Business Services, discuss with Jitendra Subramanyam, the primary concerns of performance, readiness and reliability of mission critical applications systems, how measurement plays a part in avoiding application failure and its business impact.

Jan 12th, 2011
Duration: 11:15
Episode 5: The IT Software Quality Report: Dr. Richard Mark Soley of the Object Management Group

Dr. Richard Mark Soley, CEO of the Object Management Group (OMG), one of the world's leading organizations in developing many of the technical standards that affect IT today, speaks with Dr. Bill Curtis about the primary concerns around the quality attributes of performance and reliability for mission critical applications in IT systems.

Nov 18th, 2010
Duration: 10:20
Episode 4: The IT Software Quality Report: Dr. Richard Mark Soley of the Object Management Group

Dr. Richard Mark Soley, CEO of the Object Management Group (OMG), one of the world's leading organizations in developing many of the technical standards that affect IT today, speaks with Dr. Bill Curtis about what's driving the increased importance of measuring software quality to member of OMG.

Nov 4th, 2010
Duration: 09:24
Episode 3: The IT Software Quality Report: David Herron, The David Consulting Group

David Herron, Co-Founder of The David Consulting Group and leading authority on Functions Points and the Measurement of Application Size speaks with Dr. Bill Curtis what's driving the importance of measuring software quality and application size.

Oct 21st, 2010
Duration: 07:27
Episode 2: The IT Software Quality Report: John Sapp with McKesson

John Sapp, Senior Manager, IT Governance at McKesson speaks with Dr. Bill Curtis on the importance of measuring quality at McKesson.

Oct 4th, 2010
Duration: 08:02
Episode 1: The IT Software Quality Report: Gene Baker of Wells Fargo

Gene Baker, Chief Architect and Manager of WySTAR the Retirement Services Branch of Wells Fargo speaks with Dr. Bill Curtis on why the importance of measuring quality at Wells Fargo have evolved in the last five years and how cost and customer satisfaction are the key drivers.

Oct 4th, 2010
Duration: 10:22