• Empowering New Scrum Teams in Posted inCareer Advice, Experienced Consultants
    As an Agile Management Consultant with Keyot over the past eight years and a member of the Agile community for ten, I know that effective Scrum teams can achieve outstanding results. However, leading a mission-critical compliance program for a financial services client—using nearly 100 individuals unfamiliar with Scrum—demanded an innovative approach. I developed a process …
  • Tips for the Seasoned Job Seeker in Posted inCareer Advice, Career Pointe, Experienced Consultants, Interviewing
    I have become a woman of a certain age.  I am coming up on a “significant” birthday. Of course “significant” is relative right?   21 was significant, 30, 40, etc.  all for different reasons and accompanied with different levels of excitement or dread associated with those numbers.   I am going to be 60.  Significant.  I am …
  • Take a Closer Look at Cindy Rockwell in Posted inCollege Graduates, Experienced Consultants, Clients, In The News
    Originally printed in the Des Moines Business Record BY MEGAN VERHELST, Lift IOWA Contributing Editor Monday, August 22nd, 2016 Cindy Rockwell Chief information officer and managing partner, Keyot LLC, West Des Moines Current city: Carlisle Hometown: Albia Talk a little about Keyot. Keyot is a certified women’s business enterprise consulting company founded in 2008 and …
  • Johnna’s Jaunts-Happiness Edition in Posted inCareer Advice, College Graduates, Experienced Consultants
    Johnna’s Jaunts by Johnna Mitich Connect with me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnnamitich Each week I’ll share relevant tips, facts and events I learned about from networking excursions the week before.  Tip:  Take at least 20 minutes every day to be still and quiet. Think. Reflect. Relive any mistakes from the day before. Decide how to be smarter and tougher. …
  • Keyot- WLiT How are you Showing up! in Posted inCareer Advice, College Graduates, Experienced Consultants
    Keyot MN was a sponsor at a recent  WLiT, Women Leading in Technology event.   It was a great program with a speaker from Linkage.   www.linkageinc.com    She spoke on the SEVEN HURDLES WOMEN FACE: Confidence (Can I do this?) Branding and Presence (How am I showing up?) Ambivalence (Do I know what I want?) Networking (Who has …
  • Tips For the Job Seeker of a Certain Age in Posted inCareer Advice, Career Pointe, Experienced Consultants
    Age….I was highlighted in the paper recently and the first thing mentioned right behind my name was my age.   I winced.  I work in an industry interviewing people and age isn’t something I can ask candidates about.    I couldn’t help thinking about the relevancy of putting it in the paper.   And just like the candidates …