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Agile marketing is the topic for The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg this week. Everyone thinks they are a marketing genius. Just ask them and they will tell you that anyone can do marketing, it takes no skill, education or experience (sarcasm alert). But sarcasm aside, many marketers are beset by opinionated colleagues, friends, bosses, owners, spouses and other well meaning but unqualified people to...

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cyber security / Governance / Uncategorized

Connecting Information Security and Corporate Governance Lawyers and government are not technically qualified to make cyber governance decisions…. For business leaders who are unwilling to make the governance choices needed to insure security on line, it is likely that someone else will make those choices for them. That is the all too likely and harsh reality Ryn Melberg describes to the listeners of her weekly...

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cyber security / Governance / Uncategorized

CNBC’s secure password tutorial sent your password in the clear to 30 advertisers. This article from ‘boingboing’ is very appropriate as a compliment to this week’s podcast on cyber security and the relationship it has to corporate governance. The Guardian Podcast can be heard here on the web site, or on Sound Cloud (https://soundcloud.com/harold-nicoll/connecting-information-security-and-corporate-governance) or iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/connecting-information-security/id977764101?i=365753826&mt=2).  One thing is certain from the podcast and...

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Governance / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Connecting Information Security & Corporate Governance. The infrastructure that allows everything from streaming movies and songs to international banking, commerce and satellite directed intelligence and defense is not as secure as it should be. Some in government and business believe that cyber attacks are a certainty and that the best way to prepare for them is to adopt the same habits as “preppers” do, like...

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There are lots more than 8 ways to ruin the Agile transformation, but these are a good start. Agile / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

How To Ruin Your Agile Transformation. The road to perdition is paved with good intentions. Executives and organizational leaders mean well enough wanting their people and bottom line to benefit from all that is Agile. Unfortunately, mandating a change like this is not the same as engaging in it. On her weekly podcast titled “The Guardian” Ryn Melberg lists the ways to make certain an...

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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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Getting To Know Ryn The Guardian Melberg Better Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

Getting To Know Ryn The Guardian Melberg Better. For all of the important things we have talked about here on the podcast, we have not discussed one really important thing and that is Ryn! Ryn, we hardly know you! So this week on the podcast we will get to know Ryn Melberg a little better. Some of the questions Ryn will help answer this week...

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The Guardian Podcast: Agile Methodology, Governance and Boards of Directors Business / The Guardian Podcast / Uncategorized

This week Ryn The Guardian Melberg discusses the ways that practices from Agile can be used to improve the overall work and practices of boards of directors for privately owned, publicly traded or even non-profit companies. The benefits of an Agile Board will extend to the entire company. Similarly, if Agile stops at the board, there is a break in governance and transparency. Examples of...

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