C. Taylor Putnam is a Consulting Analyst at Quantitative Software Management Inc. (QSM) and has over 7 years of specialized data analysis, testing, and research experience. In addition to providing consulting support in software estimation and benchmarking engagements to clients from both the commercial and government sectors, Taylor has authored numerous publications about Agile development, software estimation, and process improvement, and is a regular blog contributor for QSM. Most recently, Taylor has presented research titled Does Agile Scale? A Quantitative Look at Agile Projects at the Agile in Government conference in Washington, DC. Taylor holds a Bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College.