Check out the fantastic article Kelly Clark wrote about lineup and its CIO Guillermo Ortiz de Zarate for the December 6 issue of Association Adviser. Here’s an excerpt:
Lining Up Ways to Help People Do and Be More: Guillermo Ortiz de Zarate, NCARB
Guillermo Ortiz de Zarate didn’t anticipate transforming the way an association services its members. He also didn’t anticipate creating a software platform that aims to create strong, diverse teams, or to be living in the United States as long as he has, but here he is — and his colleagues at the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) are grateful for his trust-based approach to management and technology.
As the Chief Innovation and Information Officer for NCARB, Ortiz de Zarate has relied upon agile and lean startup methodologies to project manage big changes to the processes NCARB uses to certify future architects. He has also helped build Lineup, a software platform that helps organizations efficiently manage talent and form teams with diverse strengths. We talked with him about improving processes using lean startup methodology and what his goals are for NCARB. Read more…