About Us

Our Mission

The Westfall Team's Mission is to promote the advancement of software excellence by helping our clients achieve

  • effective and efficient software engineering,
  • software quality,
  • information technology,
  • risk management, and
  • project management practices.

Our Vision

Our Vision of Client Success:
 The Westfall Team partners with our clients to identify and provide practical solutions that improve the client’s capabilities to develop and maintain high quality software-intensive products. We provide our clients with training solutions tailored to ensure effective transfer of practical tools and techniques that can be immediately incorporated to improve on-the-job performance.

We facilitate the incorporation of industry recognized practices into our client’s systems and processes in order to increase their capabilities and allow them to better handle the complexities driven by software size, functionality, quality and time-to-market constraints. We help our clients establish, develop and maintain common sense systems and processes that:

  • Match the way they actually do business
  • Maximize quality and business value
  • Minimize cycle time and rework
  • Increase management insight and visibility
  •  Enhance organizational and individual learning
  • Reduce bureaucratic overhead
  • Manage and protect intellectual capital

Our Team

Linda Westfall

Linda Westfall is the President of The Westfall Team and one of their lead consultants and trainers. Her specialties include Software Quality Engineering, Metrics, Project & Risk Management, Requirements Engineering/Management, Peer Reviews, Testing, and Process Definition & Improvement...

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Robin F. Goldsmith

Robin Goldsmith, JD is an independent consultant/trainer with the Software Excellence Academy. Robin helps you get right results right by advising, training, and working directly with business, quality, and project professionals on requirements/business analysis, quality assurance/testing, REAL ROI, project & process management and improvement...

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Scott Duncan

Scott Duncan has been working in software since 1972 as a developer, technology transfer researcher, process consultant and trainer in domains such as book distribution, Law & public safety, mainframe database, and natural language query products, credit card transaction processing and telecommunications...

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Webinar Presenters

The Westfall Team presents regular Software Excellence Academy Webinars.

These webinars are free to anyone who watches them live and to anyone watching the recordings within one month of broadcast.