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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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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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On her weekly podcast entitled, The Guardian, Ryn Melberg reveals the type of culture behind the alleged governance failures at Dow Chemical. In an article published by Reuters on October 13, 2015 and written by Brian Grow and Joshua Schneyer, CEO Andrew Liveris draws criticism for allowing his wife Paula Liveris involvement in the rebuilding of a Dow owned hotel. “While children of company presidents...

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This week on The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg, we discuss the latest in governance issues at The Dow Chemical Company and FIFA. The latest article from Reuters describes the alleged role of CEO Andrew Liveris wife Paula in the renovation of a company owned hotel. The articles that Ryn used as the basis for this week’s program is here: http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/dowchemical-hotel/ and at http://www.ourmidland.com/news/dow-chemical-s-liveris-defends-involvement-in-h-hotel-refutes/article_81461ffd-e184-59fc-ae51-4480c7dc9266.html. The FIFA...

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On her weekly podcast, Ryn Melberg defines the Return On Investment (ROI) companies and different organizations can expect from their switch to Agile, Safe and Scrum. 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 in Agile are as useful...

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  This week on the podcast we will talk about the return on investment organizations can expect from implementing Agile practices. From a business point of view this is among the most persuasive aspects of adopting any business practice. That is to say does it pay to go to all the trouble of changing what we do now and learn a new way of doing...

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VW’s uniquely awful governance at fault in emission scandal and is the topic this week on The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg. This article from Money Control informs about the issues of board membership and how a lack of diverse ideas will keep VW from recovering. Read more at: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/world-news/vws-uniquely-awful-governance-at-faultemission-scandal_3411781.html?utm_source=ref_article  


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On this program we talk about programming and code writing using Agile/Safe/Scrum methodologies. We also talk a lot about governance issues at places like FIFA or Dow Chemical. But this is the first time the two have come together, at least on this program, as we discuss the scandal at Volkswagen, or VW. Where code was written to defeat regulations that led to a governance...

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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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Introduction Is The Old Fax Machine In Your Office A Resource For Hackers?The U.S. has a serious cyber security, political and debt problem according to Ryn Melberg. On her weekly podcast entitled The Guardian, Ryn Melberg describes the challenges of cyber security as they relate to political and business for the U.S. The weekly podcast can be heard on iTunes, Soundcloud, or www.rynmelberg.com.  Among the...

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