Vice President, Consulting
Mr. Cagley has more than 20 years of experience in the software industry, serving as a consultant since 1997. He was previously the Metrics Practice Manager at Software Productivity Research. Earlier, he held technical and managerial positions in different industries as a leader in software methods and metrics, quality assurance and systems analysis.
Mr. Cagley is a frequent speaker at metrics, quality and project management conferences. His areas of expertise encompass management experience in a wide variety of methods and metrics: Lean software development, Agile software development, quality integration, quality assurance and the application of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI) to achieve process improvements.
Mr. Cagley is an active member of the International Function Point Users Group (IFPUG) and is a Certified Function Point Specialist. He has served on the IFPUG Board of Directors as the President. He previously served as the Vice President, Chair of the IFPUG Conference Committee and Director of Conferences and Education.
Mr. Cagley earned his Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University and has done extensive postgraduate work at Cleveland State University, Case Western Reserve University and Kent State University. He is a certified Scrum Master, a certified Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant 4.0 (SPC4), holds an IT-CMF Professional Certificate and is an IT-CMF Tier 2 Associate, and is a TMMi Accredited Assessor.
Mr. Cagley co-authored “Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices, Tools and Techniques” with Murali K. Chemuturi.
Outside of his work at DCG, Mr. Cagley is an independent thinker, author and podcaster – visit his Software Process and Measurement blog and his Software Process and Measurement Cast (SPAMCast) website.