Tag: Scrum


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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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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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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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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Agile and Scrum Coaching Agile / Business / Scrum / The Guardian Podcast

What are the qualities of the best ‘coaches’ or teachers that you’ve ever had? Do those same qualities make for good Agile and scrum coaches? And are you a candidate for a coaching role in Agile or scrum? To help us answer those and other questions is Ryn Melberg. No matter how well trained people are, few can sustain their best performance on their own.


Agile / The Guardian Podcast

How To Lead In An Agile Setting. Leadership in general and leadership in an Agile setting may or may not have a number of similarities. Most people would likely see leadership as an ‘eye of the beholder’ kind of thing that is hard to define and with a definition that will differ depending on who you ask. Is it the same for a leader in...

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