Tag: Agile


Agile / Uncategorized

Agile marketing is the topic for The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg this week. Everyone thinks they are a marketing genius. Just ask them and they will tell you that anyone can do marketing, it takes no skill, education or experience (sarcasm alert). But sarcasm aside, many marketers are beset by opinionated colleagues, friends, bosses, owners, spouses and other well meaning but unqualified people to...

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Agile / Business / Scrum / The Guardian Podcast

The scrum of scrums meeting practice controversy. On her weekly podcast, Ryn Melberg airs her thoughts on the Agile practice of ‘scrum of scrums’. To hear the podcast go to iTunes, Soundcloud, or www.rynmelberg.com. According to Melberg, Scrum was born of the Agile movement, and the acknowledgement that work was more complicated than a single team could solve. At its heart, the ‘scrum of scrums’...

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Agile / The Guardian Podcast

This week on The Guardian Podcast we are talking about the scrum of scrums. Scrum was born of the Agile movement, as I’m sure most listeners may know. We have talked about scrum before but never the scrum of scrums. A Scrum of Scrums is a scrum team made up of representatives from each of several other teams. Usually the representatives are the ScrumMasters for each team, although sometimes...

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Business / Governance / The Guardian Podcast

Salary Incentives For Knowledge Workers. The highest bidders will not necessarily be the ones who recruit and retain the best and most talented knowledge workers, according to Ryn Melberg on her weekly podcast, The Guardian (http://rynmelberg.com/2016/04/knowledge-working-salary-and-incentives/). The Guardian Podcast is the only program of its type anywhere. When it comes to knowledge workers more money will actually degrade performance. The view that money is not...

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Agile / Business / Scrum / The Guardian Podcast

Knowledge Worker Salary. Is money the best tool for attracting and retaining the best knowledge workers? Or, is there a formula for finding what is too little, too much or what is just right, like porridge?Some employers are getting creative in order to hold on to key employees. As the job market improves, competition for the best talent ramps up. Top programmers and code writers...

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Governance / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Connecting Information Security & Corporate Governance. The infrastructure that allows everything from streaming movies and songs to international banking, commerce and satellite directed intelligence and defense is not as secure as it should be. Some in government and business believe that cyber attacks are a certainty and that the best way to prepare for them is to adopt the same habits as “preppers” do, like...

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Agile / Business / Scrum / The Guardian Podcast

Differences Between Dev-Ops & Systems Teams In Agile. Ryn “The Guardian” Melberg describes and allows listeners the opportunity to understand and appreciate the separate value and benefits that Development Operations (dev-ops) and systems teams each deliver to those who use and follow the Agile methodology, on her weekly podcast. The Guardian Podcast can be heard on Soundcloud (https://soundcloud.com/harold-nicoll) iTunes or on her web site at www.rynmelberg.com....

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Is there a natural antipathy between devops and systems teams or an outcome that is greater than the sum of its parts? Listen to find out! Agile / Business / News / Scrum / The Guardian Podcast

This week on the podcast Ryn will help us all appreciate the differences between devops and the systems team in Agile. Agile devotees will know that there has been and is a lot of conversation about these two roles. And when we seek clarity, we know who to ask! While there is plenty of opportunity for conflicts, when these are managed and executed properly there...

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cybercrime Governance / The Guardian Podcast

The key to defeating cyber crime is to make security a board level priority at every organization of any size, according to Ryn Melberg who is the host of The Guardian Podcast. Cyber security violations represent crime on an epic scale with every remedy soon thwarted and defeated by cyber criminals who are as clever and skilled as they are evil. The way to win...

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