Tag: Ryn Melberg


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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Multitaskers are good at looking busy but little else. Agile / Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

Myth of Multitasking and Productivity Debunked on The Guardian Podcast The most valuable employees in the workplace are not necessarily the ones who seem busiest, according to Ryn Melberg on her weekly podcast, The Guardian. In fact it is more likely that the exact opposite is true. The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg can be heard on iTunes, Soundcloud, or at www.rynmelberg.com. Agile And Multitasking...

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The myth that people who multi task are the most productive and best to have is what Ryn tackles this week. Agile / Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

Myth Of Multi-Tasking, Agile’s Cure For It. This week on the Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg we will discuss why multitasking is not the productivity gain that so many people seem to think it is. A popular notion in the culture is that so called multi tasking is the mark of the most productive, smartest and therefore supremely valuable employees. While counterintuitive, it is not true....

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IT crises are the next wave of crisis management for corporate boards of directors to manage. Business / Governance / News / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Guardian Podcast IT Security, Governance, and Crisis Management In the past on this program we have talked about the need for better security in an on line world. We have also talked about corporate governance failures at several companies and organizations around the world. This week we are going to discuss how corporate boards of directors manage a corporate IT crisis. Just like with traditional...

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Can Agile Repair The Healthcare Industry Or Is It Too Broken To Fix? This week on The Guardian Podcast Ryn Melberg describes the ways that Agile project methodology can be used to make the U.S. healthcare industry better. The Guardian Podcast can be heard on Soundcloud (https://soundcloud.com/harold-nicoll/how-agile-can-save-the-healthcare-industry), iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/how-agile-can-save-healthcare/id977764101?i=357246792&mt=2), or www.rynmelberg.com. The overall population of the United States is getting older and with aging comes...

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How Agile Can Save The Healthcare Industry? We have been told that there were some industries that were too big to fail. What many believe is that they are simply too broke to fix. Healthcare seems like one of those that we cannot afford to let fail, but is much too broken to be repaired. Can Agile be used to fix the healthcare industry? https://soundcloud.com/harold-nicoll/how-agile-can-save-the-healthcare-industry


Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

Agile For Non-Code Writing Projects And Organizations. Agile project methodology is not just for code writers anymore. Or so says Ryn Melberg on her weekly podcast, The Guardian. The Guardian podcast can be heard at www.rynmelberg.com, on iTunes, or on Sound Cloud. There are parts of Agile that can be used in all types of organizations and situations with great success. There are even Kanban...

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Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

Agile For Non-Software Projects And Companies Most weeks on the podcast, Ryn talks about how Agile is used for writing code to deliver software. And different software of course runs all kinds of machinery from cars to cell phones, refrigerators, and everything else. A huge challenge in all business is how to get disciplined execution on a steady basis that is linked to innovative thinking....

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What is a user story, and who are these so-called users? Ryn Melberg describes in detail the role of the ‘user story’ in Agile on her weekly podcast, entitled “The Guardian.” The Guardian Podcast can be heard on iTunes, Sound cloud, or her web site at www.rynmelberg.com. The user story is critical to the Agile team for communicating with each other and fully understanding what...

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This week on The Guardian podcast, Ryn Melberg describes the do’s and don’ts of Agile User Stories. User stories were begun as part of “Extreme Programming” or XP. For Agile, Scrum and Scaled Agile, Ryn advises a very concise model. The overall idea with these stories is that members of the team talk about what the customer wants and why. So in a way, the...

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