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Two Harbors Podcast Episode 8 – a conversation with ISACA Chief Architect Ron Lear

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Ron Lear is our first guest on the podcast!  Ron, ISACA’s Chief Architect and Director of IP Development at the CMMI Institute, shares a conversation with George Zack about CMMI 2.0, the future of the framework and its supporting tools, CMMC and other related topics.  Let us know what you think of this episode.  https://twoharborsconsultingpodcast.buzzsprout.com/976369/4331237-2hc-ep-8-a-conversation-with-isaca-s-chief-architect-and-director-of-ip-for-the-cmmi-framework-ron-lear

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Two Harbors Consulting Podcast Episode 7 – we go off script!

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Episode 7 of the Two Harbors Consulting podcast. https://twoharborsconsultingpodcast.buzzsprout.com/976369/4229078-2hc-ep-7-going-off-the-script   Becky, Tom and George had a topic to discuss but break from that script and speak to some aspects of process improvement that are more at their top of mind.   Are you enjoying this podcast? If so, please share it with a colleague! We’d love to have more people engage with us in these conversations. And we always want your feedback about any element […]

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Two Harbors Consulting Episode 6: Considering remote or virtual audits and appraisals

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In the latest Two Harbors Consulting podcast (https://twoharborsconsultingpodcast.buzzsprout.com/976369/3984917-2hc-ep-6-considering-remote-audit-and-appraisal-activities) Becky and Tom ask George to discuss some of the lessons he has learned from performing some recent audit and appraisal work remotely (“virtually”) due to COVID19. What worked? What didn’t?   George will be presenting more on this topic at the upcoming Greenlight Guru Virtual Quality Summit: Register for this fully free and fully virtual content packed Summit at https://virtual-summit.greenlight.guru/?sc=QVIW4uUc&ac=qbB2QCbS Two Harbors Consulting is proud to […]

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Two Harbors Consulting Podcast Episode 5: Audits or Appraisals?

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Audits? Appraisals? Is there a difference? George, Becky and Tom of Two Harbors Consulting discuss the differences, similarities and value add of appraisals and audits. Is one better than the other? Can you get a map between the medical device quality system regulation (QSR) and the CMMI? Why aren’t their maturity levels used in the Case for Quality appraisal program? https://twoharborsconsultingpodcast.buzzsprout.com/976369/3676666-2hc-ep-5-appraisals-and-audits Also – check out 2HC at the upcoming Greenlight Guru Virtual Quality Summit:  https://virtual-summit.greenlight.guru/?sc=QVIW4uUc&ac=qbB2QCbS Two Harbors Consulting is proud […]

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2HC ep 4: You signed up for a CMMI appraisal! Now what?

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Your organization has signed up to do a CMMI appraisal! Now what? Listen in as Two Harbors Consulting CMMI Lead Appraisers and business process improvement consultants Becky Fitzgerald and Tom Klein discuss with George Zack how to prepare (and even how not to prepare) for a CMMI appraisal. What things should you be actively doing and are there certain behaviors you should avoid? https://twoharborsconsultingpodcast.buzzsprout.com/976369/3592465-2hc-ep-4-you-signed-up-for-a-cmmi-appraisal-now-what

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Episode 3 of the Two Harbors Consulting Podcast

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In Episode 3 of the Two Harbors Consulting podcast: a conversation with Tom Klein and Becky Fitzgerald regarding what are attributes of effective measures. https://twoharborsconsultingpodcast.buzzsprout.com/976369/3401857-2hc-ep-3-attributes-of-an-effective-measure Take a look at the list of possible attributes, some of which were discussed in the podcast at:  http://twoharborsconsulting.com/2020/04/what-are-some-of-the-possible-attributes-of-an-effective-measure/ Are you enjoying this podcast?  If so, please share it with a colleague!  We’d love to have more people engage with us in these conversations.  And we always want your feedback […]

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What are some of the possible attributes of an effective measure?

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In episode 3 of the Two Harbors Consulting podcast, we discussed attributes of measurement. Measurements have attributes – some simple, and some perhaps a bit more complicated.   A complete set of measurement attributes for an organization provide a clear, concise, detailed definition of a measure and the process used to collect it.  They preserve the unambiguous meaning of the metric, and increase: Data quality Understanding and use of measurements Availability of useful historical information Ability to […]