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Agile / Business / Scrum / The Guardian Podcast

The scrum of scrums meeting practice controversy. On her weekly podcast, Ryn Melberg airs her thoughts on the Agile practice of ‘scrum of scrums’. To hear the podcast go to iTunes, Soundcloud, or www.rynmelberg.com. According to Melberg, Scrum was born of the Agile movement, and the acknowledgement that work was more complicated than a single team could solve. At its heart, the ‘scrum of scrums’...

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Business / Governance / The Guardian Podcast

Salary Incentives For Knowledge Workers. The highest bidders will not necessarily be the ones who recruit and retain the best and most talented knowledge workers, according to Ryn Melberg on her weekly podcast, The Guardian (http://rynmelberg.com/2016/04/knowledge-working-salary-and-incentives/). The Guardian Podcast is the only program of its type anywhere. When it comes to knowledge workers more money will actually degrade performance. The view that money is not...

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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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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.


Ways To Recognize The Agile Team Is Out Of Sync Or Are You A Candidate For Agile Therapy? Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

Sometimes things on an Agile team will go bad and no one can really say why. The results are not now what they once were. The code does not work. People are not getting along and deadlines are being missed. What are some of the common reasons for these types of shortcomings and what can be done about them? Lack of leadership training. Practices will...

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Is Agile just another fad that will go the way of quality circles and managing for results? Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Is this just another fad? Ryn Melberg Gives Guidance On How To Overcome Objections To Agile On her weekly podcast, Ryn Melberg cites several objections to Agile practices, what the causes of those complaints can be and how to best handle them. The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg can be heard on Soundcloud (https://soundcloud.com/harold-nicoll/objections-and-struggles-to-and-with-agile-practices) iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/objections-struggles-to-agile/id977764101?i=362427338&mt=2) or on her web site at www.rynmelberg.com. Is Agile...

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Sometimes overcoming the objections of the world to Agile transformations seems like rolling the rock up the mountain. Business / The Guardian Podcast

Nothing is perfect. There are no perfect solutions to anything and no solver bullets. We have all heard these expressions hundreds of times. The same thing can be said of Agile, Scrum, Scaled Agile or any of the many Agile inspired methods of organizing projects. So this week on The Guardian Podcast, we lean in and find out the objections to Agile from the philosophical...

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