Tag: Corporate Governance


There are lots more than 8 ways to ruin the Agile transformation, but these are a good start. Agile / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

How To Ruin Your Agile Transformation. The road to perdition is paved with good intentions. Executives and organizational leaders mean well enough wanting their people and bottom line to benefit from all that is Agile. Unfortunately, mandating a change like this is not the same as engaging in it. On her weekly podcast titled “The Guardian” Ryn Melberg lists the ways to make certain an...

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Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

Social Media Policies and Corporate Governance. Is it possible for company policy on social media posts from employees about the company to be promotional, non-restrictive and transparent all at once? Are the employees an ‘army of pro-business advocates’ waiting to be unleashed? On her weekly podcast entitled “The Guardian” Ryn Melberg takes listeners through the steps needed to have a good policy based on a...

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The servant leader is the example Ryn Melberg cites in this week's podcast on leadership in an Agile Environment. Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

Corporate Governance Social Media Policy. There was bound to be a nexus between social media, company policy and best practices. This includes what employees do on line while on and off the clock and extends to customers, suppliers, shareholders, neighbors and yes employees. Corporate Governance Social Media Policy. There are some businesses that do not allow their employees to say anything about them on social...

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Getting To Know Ryn The Guardian Melberg Better Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Getting To Know Ryn The Guardian Melberg Better. For all of the important things we have talked about here on the podcast, we have not discussed one really important thing and that is Ryn! Ryn, we hardly know you! So this week on the podcast we will get to know Ryn Melberg a little better. Some of the questions Ryn will help answer this week...

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The Guardian Podcast: Agile Methodology, Governance and Boards of Directors Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

This week Ryn The Guardian Melberg discusses the ways that practices from Agile can be used to improve the overall work and practices of boards of directors for privately owned, publicly traded or even non-profit companies. The benefits of an Agile Board will extend to the entire company. Similarly, if Agile stops at the board, there is a break in governance and transparency. Examples of...

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A lack of job descriptions or definition of roles and responsibilities leaves many university board members feeling 'clueless'. Governance / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

The Guardian Podcast With Ryn Melberg Asks: Is Your University Board Clueless? This week on her podcast, Ryn ‘The Guardian’ Melberg asks a question about how colleges and universities are governed by their directors. Are they clueless? The Guardian podcast can be heard on iTunes, Soundcloud, or at www.rynmelberg.com. The Clueless Board of Directors Melberg describes what happens with many college and university board members. “They...

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University and College Boards of Directors are charged with bringing an outside perspective to campus. Business / Governance / News / The Guardian Podcast

Governance On Campus For College and University Boards ; rubber stamp or something else? This week on the podcast Ryn will discuss the issue of governance on university campuses. Specifically the board members of those universities who come from outside the respective college campuses and have roles and responsibilities tied directly to those schools. Graduates, who have been successful in business, are elected officials fill...

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The largest hack to ever impact children was perpetrated against VTech in late November, 2015. Business / Governance / News / The Guardian Podcast

What Parents Can Do To Protect Children From On Line Hackers. HackersRyn Melberg has some very important and solemn advise for parents; be extremely mindful of what you post on line about your children because it could affect their financial future and even put them in physical danger. In late November, 2015 Hong Kong based children’s toy maker V-Tech was hacked with information about 6.4...

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In this photo from Forbes, the place where the children' tablet learning toy was vulnerable is identified. Business / Governance / News / The Guardian Podcast

V-Tech Hack Impacts Child Security. This week on the program Ryn will discuss with us some much needed steps that parents or anyone with children in their lives needs to take to protect the privacy of those same youngsters. This in the wake of the hack of Hong Kong based VTech, maker of electronic learning toys. That hack exposed information about over 6.4 million children. To...

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