Tag: Scrum


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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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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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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Business / The Guardian Podcast

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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Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

On her weekly podcast Ryn ‘The Guardian’ Melberg tells those considering a move from Agile to the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) how and what to consider. No surprise, there is not a single way to accomplish this but there are a lot of things shared in common to consider. The Guardian Podcast can be heard at on iTunes, Soundcloud, or on her web site at...

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Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

This week on the podcast, Ryn Melberg describes when and how to know the right time to move from Agile to the enterprise wide Scaled Agile Framework, which is also known as “SAFe”. Among other things, Ryn describes for us: How to know that it is the right time to go from Agile, to Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) The order/sequence of events to such a...

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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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