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Dev-Ops Transforms Traditional Business For The  Mobile/Digital Marketplace and Fast
in Agile, Dev-Ops, The Guardian Podcast

Dev-Ops Transforms Traditional Business For The Mobile/Digital Marketplace and Fast

Dev-Ops Transforms Traditional Business For The Mobile/Digital Marketplace and Fast Ross Clanton who is an advocate of Dev-Ops and until recently played a key role driving technology transformation at Target, is the guest on The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg this week. The Guardian Podcast can be heard on iTunes, Soundcloud or at www.rynmelberg.com. With a career in IT development, Clanton first recognized dysfunction in...

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13 Jul 2016
Agile & Dev-Ops With Ross Clanton
in Agile, The Guardian Podcast

Agile & Dev-Ops With Ross Clanton

Agile & Dev-Ops Ross Clanton. This week on The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg, Ross Clanton discusses his experience with Dev-Ops. Ross Clanton is an accomplished leader with over 16 years of IT experience in the retail industry. Ross is a DevOps enthusiast whose mission is to drive LEAN principles and extensive automation across technology service delivery. He has broad experience in IT operations, engineering,...

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06 Jul 2016
Agile Transformations Require Unique Leadership Qualities as described by Paul Ellarby.
in Agile, Scrum, The Guardian Podcast

Agile Transformations Require Unique Leadership Qualities

Agile Transformations Require Unique Leadership Qualities. Recognizing the challenges that accompany an Agile transformation for any company and knowing how to manage them successfully is the topic on The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg this week. The Guardian Podcast is the only program of its type devoted to the subject of Agile, Scrum, SAFe, and rules of corporate governance. SolutionsIQ’s Paul Ellarby is a guest...

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28 Jun 2016
Paul Ellarby discusses the leadership qualities needed for a successful Agile transformation.
in Agile, The Guardian Podcast

Paul Ellarby Agile Transformation Leadership Qualities

Paul Ellarby Agile Transformation Leadership Qualities This week on the podcast Ryn does the interview with guest Paul Ellarby as they discuss the need for and types of leadership for an Agile Transformation. Paul and Ryn share a lot of common experiences in this area. Paul is from the Scrum Alliance and has over 20 years experience in the information technology field. Among many other...

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21 Jun 2016
The construction of the transcontinental railroad was made managed in segments, scouted by horseback.
in Agile

Project Management Now and Later

To know the current state and possibly the future direction of project management, investigating the past can be instructive. On The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg this week, Ryn describes “a brief history of project management” to reveal where project management came from, the present situation, and where it could go. The Guardian Podcast can be heard on iTunes, or Soundcloud. History Historically there have been...

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15 Jun 2016
To better understand present and future project management a look at the past is instructive.
in Agile, The Guardian Podcast

A Brief History of Project Management

This week during the interview segment we swing back to the world of Agile and Project Management. To know where we are in terms of current project management methods and where we are headed there is no better way than to review where we have been with a brief review of the history project management? Did you know that project management dates all the way...

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07 Jun 2016
While outsourcing may seem attractive there are plenty of hidden costs associated with it.
in Business, Governance, The Guardian Podcast

Four Reasons Why Outsourcing Works & Five More Why It Might Not

Four Reasons Why Outsourcing Works & Five More Why It Might Not Say the word ‘outsourcing’ and there are plenty of reactions, some that are favorable and others that are not. On her weekly podcast entitled, “The Guardian” Ryn Melberg takes an unemotional/rational look at a phenomena that is part of the business landscape in the USA and in other western countries. The Guardian Podcast...

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02 Jun 2016
Agile is pronounced dead yet again.
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Agile Pronounced Dead Again

Agile is Dead – Again by Shane Hastie on May 23, 2016 From InfoQ  Matthew (Ford) Kern and Miko have both recently written posts on the topic “Agile is Dead”.   Matthew relates this to the saturation of agile consulting and the speed of hype cycles.  Mika links it to a need to go faster than the approaches embodied in the agile movement and replace agile with DevOps. Matthew’s first article is simply...

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24 May 2016
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Outsourcing
in The Guardian Podcast

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Outsourcing

This week during the interview segment with Ryn we discuss the practice of outsourcing. There are plenty of industries where this happens and it is not a coincidence that IT, web development, technical support and even content and manufacturing are all often outsourced. There are plenty of good reasons to outsource and most people believe it comes down to economics. Others believe that American workers...

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24 May 2016
While Agile Purists are hard to satisfy their zeal has not reached fanatical status, so far.
in Agile, The Guardian Podcast

Agile IT Practice; Agile Business Practice; Can Agile Purists Be Satisfied?

Agile IT Practice Agile Business Practice; Can Agile Purists Be Satisfied? Is Agile an IT only practice or can it also be a business practice and will so called Agile ‘purists’ ever accept the idea? That is the question Ryn Melberg tackles this week on her weekly ‘The Guardian’ podcast. The Guardian can be heard on Soundcloud, iTunes, or on her web site, www.rynmelberg.com.. Differing...

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20 May 2016
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