Tag: SAFe


The differences in product owners and product managers is on The Guardian Podcast this week. News / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Last week on  The Guardian Podcast, we learned about Scrum.  So this week we press ahead with another piece of the nomenclature from Agile and SAFe, and that is the respective roles of the Product Owner and Product Manager in The Agile and SAFe system. This is an abbreviated Q&A from the podcast. To hear the whole thing, click or subscribe here or on iTunes....

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Ryn The Guardian Melberg made observations and recommendations about corporate governance and the negative impact to employees, customers, shareholders and other stakeholders to her podcast audience this week, May 18, 2015. Her opinions and suggestions were based on recent events and published articles about Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris and NFL quarterback Tom Brady. To hear her weekly podcast, go to iTunes (https://goo.gl/DLWBjO), Soundcloud, or...

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A recent article from the Wall Street Journal describes how IBM CIO Jeff Smith wants to use the Agile project management methodology at a company where he leads 20,000 IT employees. Mr. Smith’s aim is to bring the speed of small company innovation to a company with 380,000 employees. Agile may be the right solution for IBM, but is Smith and the IT function the...

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Please Join Us! May 19, 2015 at noon central time is the appointed hour for a FREE Agile webinar led by 2 of the leading experts in the field. Space is limited, so sign up now! This could be the best hour you spend all year. Join Ryn Melberg and Lance Chang for a free webinar to discuss how you can leverage Agile for success...

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Traditional project governance is used to describe the rules and processes that are required to ensure a successful project. Traditional management and governance is about milestones and schedules where Agile is about business value and deliverable products. Traditional governance tries to manage the project work as process work. When we think of corporate governance it is the sum value and processes that are used to...

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Agile, Scaled Agile Framework, Governance or Other? What topics would you like to see covered here on the site? Even though this site and the podcast have only been available for a few months, it is very popular, adding readers and subscribers all the time. To keep the content relevant and interesting I want to hear from you about what is the most pressing things...

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Ryn “The Guardian” Melberg has written and published her first position paper titled “Introduction to Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)”. The text is available free for download from her web site at www.rynmelberg.com. See below to order it now! SAFe is based on the Agile methodology for project management. But where Agile is for individual teams, SAFe works across multiple teams throughout an entire enterprise. Ryn...

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This week on the Ryn “The Guardian” Melberg podcast, relevant measurements for Agile and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) that are appropriate and the best predictors of success are the topic. The Guardian podcast can be heard on iTunes, Soundcloud (https://soundcloud.com), Stitcher (https://www.stitcher.com) or on her web site at www.rynmelberg.com. What gets measured and how that measurement is applied is critically important for companies of...

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