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

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.

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

In the latest Two Harbors Consulting podcast ( 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 Two Harbors Consulting is proud to […]

Episode 3 of the Two Harbors Consulting Podcast

In Episode 3 of the Two Harbors Consulting podcast: a conversation with Tom Klein and Becky Fitzgerald regarding what are attributes of effective measures. Take a look at the list of possible attributes, some of which were discussed in the podcast at: 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 […]

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

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 […]

Two Harbors Consulting Podcast Episode 2: what is this estimation thing anyway? Two Harbors Consulting CMMI Lead Appraisers Becky Fitzgerald and Tom Klein join George Zack to discuss estimation.  What is it?  What are the attributes of it?  Where do organizations struggle with it and what is recommended to address that?  Are there places where estimation is not necessary? Let us know what you think.  What questions, challenges or success stories do you have regarding estimation?  What other process improvement or regulatory topics you’d like to […]

Two Harbors Consulting Podcast Episode 1

Two Harbors Consulting has entered the podcasting world with its first ever episode.  Give it a listen as CMMI lead appraisers Becky Fitzgerald and Tom Klein join their partner at Two Harbors, George Zack discuss how requirements for manufacturing firms should be considered more broadly than just the product requirements. Please let us know what you what you want to hear us discuss and any feedback on the “pod.”