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    May 14, 2013

    Scrum Master: A New Career Path For Agile Processes & Organizations

    Things to consider before becoming a Scrum Master or adding one to your organization.

    By Ron Montgomery, Management Consultant & Owner, OnPoint, LLC The role of Scrum Master is often misunderstood, and for good reason.  According to the Scrum Alliance, “The ScrumMaster is a facilitative team leader who ensures that the team adheres to its chosen process and removes blocking issues.”  In most organizations, particularly those just beginning their agile journey, there is no exemplar or precedent for such a role.  How common is it for a leader to ensure...Continue reading

    By Ron MontgomeryPosted in Project & Process Management on May 14, 2013

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    February 21, 2013

    Testing Within The Agile Framework – Learn What’s Different

    A New Approach to Programming Requires a Different Approach by Management

    By Ron Montgomery, Management Consultant & Owner, OnPoint, LLC Agile is sometimes perceived as “cowboy programming,” devoid of discipline, and structure.  This perception is fueled by flawed rollouts that overlook the agile principles that espouse “working software.”  When properly implemented, agile is very disciplined and results in high quality, reliable software that is tested extensively.  Agile testing, however, requires a new approach.   Why is...Continue reading

    By Ron MontgomeryPosted in Project & Process Management on February 21, 2013

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    December 6, 2012

    Improving Your Odds for a Successful CRM and IT Strategy

    Learn to create the required balance between strategic planning, processes & people.

    By David Shaffer, Business Advisor & Executive Coach, David Shaffer Consulting LLC The overall mission of business today, as it was yesterday, and undoubtedly will be tomorrow, is to maximize customer service. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is the foundation of business success, but giving the customer what he or she wants, when & how he or she wants it, without compromise, remains a daunting task. Technology offers integrated solutions to CRM, however with the expanded use of...Continue reading

    By David ShafferPosted in Leadership & Teambuilding on December 6, 2012

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    October 28, 2012

    Success Traits for IT Professionals-A Guide to feeling AND being appreciated.

    Six things all IT Professionals should do to succeed in their careers.

    Let’s face it...IT Professionals are not always the most extroverted personalities when it comes to interaction outside of their own department.  That can be problematic for them, as well as for the overall success of the company.  As a service oriented department, personality and responsiveness are so important, but so is the value their unique and fast paced knowledge can bring.  By integrating Success Traits into their routine they will be able integrate their talents into the...Continue reading

    By Lisa WoodsPosted in Information Technology on October 28, 2012

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