Tag: Ryn Melberg


Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

This week on The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg, we discuss the latest in governance issues at The Dow Chemical Company and FIFA. The latest article from Reuters describes the alleged role of CEO Andrew Liveris wife Paula in the renovation of a company owned hotel. The articles that Ryn used as the basis for this week’s program is here: http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/dowchemical-hotel/ and at http://www.ourmidland.com/news/dow-chemical-s-liveris-defends-involvement-in-h-hotel-refutes/article_81461ffd-e184-59fc-ae51-4480c7dc9266.html. The FIFA...

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Business / The Guardian Podcast

On her weekly podcast, Ryn Melberg defines the Return On Investment (ROI) companies and different organizations can expect from their switch to Agile, Safe and Scrum. Agile is a project management methodology that software writers adopted several years ago. But people who work in other industries are learning that the sensible, team centered, value producing and time saving methods prescribed in Agile are as useful...

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Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

  This week on the podcast we will talk about the return on investment organizations can expect from implementing Agile practices. From a business point of view this is among the most persuasive aspects of adopting any business practice. That is to say does it pay to go to all the trouble of changing what we do now and learn a new way of doing...

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Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

VW’s uniquely awful governance at fault in emission scandal and is the topic this week on The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg. This article from Money Control informs about the issues of board membership and how a lack of diverse ideas will keep VW from recovering. Read more at: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/world-news/vws-uniquely-awful-governance-at-faultemission-scandal_3411781.html?utm_source=ref_article  


Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

On this program we talk about programming and code writing using Agile/Safe/Scrum methodologies. We also talk a lot about governance issues at places like FIFA or Dow Chemical. But this is the first time the two have come together, at least on this program, as we discuss the scandal at Volkswagen, or VW. Where code was written to defeat regulations that led to a governance...

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Business / News / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Agile is a project management methodology that software writers adopted several years ago. But people who work in other industries are learning that the sensible, team centered, value producing and time saving methods prescribed are as useful to them as they are to software developers. Ryn “The Guardian” Melberg discusses and defines the Agile Feature and the Agile Feature Team on her podcast this week....

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Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Introduction Is The Old Fax Machine In Your Office A Resource For Hackers?The U.S. has a serious cyber security, political and debt problem according to Ryn Melberg. On her weekly podcast entitled The Guardian, Ryn Melberg describes the challenges of cyber security as they relate to political and business for the U.S. The weekly podcast can be heard on iTunes, Soundcloud, or www.rynmelberg.com.  Among the...

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Business / News / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

This week on The Guardian Podcast Ryn discusses the business and political implications of cyber security for the U.S. The U.S. has a cyber security problem. According to published reports, the Chinese government is now building a Facebook like database filled with the profiles of federal employees and applicants with information that was stolen from the U.S. government computer databases earlier this year. Two breaches...

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Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Ryn Melberg knows the things to do and not do at the Agile/Scrum teams daily stand up meeting and describes them in detail during her podcast this week, which can be heard on iTunes or her web site, www.rynmelberg.com. The daily stand up meetings are a critical part of the Agile/Scrum project methodology and a key to the success of the team and its members....

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Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

This week Ryn will introduce us to the “stand up meeting” and stand up meeting best practice as part of the Agile project management way. Stand up meetings are at the heart of Agile/Scrum team organization. A stand up meeting is like any good habit that will/should become part of the daily routine for the team. But like any good habit, there is a format...

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