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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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IT crises are the next wave of crisis management for corporate boards of directors to manage. Business / Governance / News / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Guardian Podcast IT Security, Governance, and Crisis Management In the past on this program we have talked about the need for better security in an on line world. We have also talked about corporate governance failures at several companies and organizations around the world. This week we are going to discuss how corporate boards of directors manage a corporate IT crisis. Just like with traditional...

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How Agile Can Save The Healthcare Industry? We have been told that there were some industries that were too big to fail. What many believe is that they are simply too broke to fix. Healthcare seems like one of those that we cannot afford to let fail, but is much too broken to be repaired. Can Agile be used to fix the healthcare industry? https://soundcloud.com/harold-nicoll/how-agile-can-save-the-healthcare-industry


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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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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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

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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Business / News / The Guardian Podcast

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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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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