Agile, The Progress Principle, and a Healthy Inner Work Life

If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend the book: “The Progress Principle.” The authors’ explored the question: “What really makes people happy, motivated, productive, and creative at work…?” Plot spoiler alert: the title is a dead giveaway on what makes us and our teams tick: The strongest contributing factors: …

Agile Team Health & Morale Checks

A refresh to one of my more popular posts…

Now more than ever companies are exploring ways of measuring and visualizing how their teams are doing (KPI’s; ROV’s, NPS, etc.,)

The general idea being ya can’t improve what ya don’t measure. And without some sort of systemic approach with clear visualization – things would very much be a guessing game.

Understanding Agile Team Metrics: Measure Many Things

Hawthorn, Goodhart and Friedman Walk Into an Agile Team Room – What Happens Next Will Amaze You… Velocity is one of the most commonly used agile team metrics. Teams (and their stakeholders) often focus on “improving velocity” without either a proper consideration for root causes that impact velocity or a …

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