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Budgeting and Accounting [TOP]

Beyond Budgeting Case Study – Favi
Lean Accounting: Does IT Need a Time Out on Time Tracking?
Your Agile Project Needs a Budget, Not an Estimate

Failure Modes [TOP]

12 Failure Modes in Agile Transformation
12 Failure Modes in Agile Transformation: Congruency
12 Failure Modes in Agile Transformation: Transition
12 Failure Modes in Agile Transformation: Workflow
Rolling Out Agile in a Large Enterprise
Seven Pitfalls to Avoid During Organizational Transformation
Six Common Mistakes That Salesforce.com Didn’t Make
State of Agile Report

General Leadership [TOP]

Agile Talent Management
An operating model for company-wide agile development
Executives and Safety – “Get it done” Individuals
How do you motivate employees? – Summary of Herzberg theory
What is an Agile Leader?
General Leadership Books

Hiring [TOP]

The Problem with Using Personality Tests for Hiring

Metrics and Measurement [TOP]

30+ Metrics for Agile Software Development Teams
Agile Metrics
Agile Metrics: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Agile Teams: Don’t use happiness metrics, measure Team Morale
An Appropriate Use of Metrics
Be careful how often you measure
Bell Curves and Measuring Badly
Beyond the Happy Bubble
Cycle Time and Lead Time
Data driven coaching – Agile 2016
Excel Spreadsheet for Hyperproductive Scrum Teams
Happiness Metric – The Wave of the Future
How Accountants Kill Innovation
If You Can’t Measure It, You’d Better Manage It
Linear Thinking in a Nonlinear World
Measurement for Scrum – What are Appropriate Measures?
Measuring Happiness on the Team: What is Crisp?
Measuring Team Performance
Metrics don’t have to be evil
Metrics for Agile
Patrick Kau – on the Appropriate Use of Metrics
Red, Yellow, Green or RYG/RAG Reports: How They Hide the Truth
Scrumming the Scrum (the use of happiness as a Metric in Retrospectives)
Simplicity
Solving the Hairy Problem of Team Dependencies [PDF warning!]
Team Metrics – Case Study
The Agile Acid Test
The Happiness metric and a few others
The Impact of Lean and Agile Quantified: 2014
Vanity Metrics vs. Actionable Metrics
Why Vanity Metrics are Dangerous: Holding a Mirror Up to Your Measures of Success
Metrics and Measurement Books

Ongoing Organizational Improvement [TOP]

The Gravity of $70K: What Actually Happened at Gravity Payments
Improvement Stories

Open Offices [TOP]

6 Psych Tips For Creating The Ideal Workspace
Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace.
Privacy and Communication in an Open-Plan Office A Case Study
The Open-Office Trap
The supposed benefits of open-plan offices do not outweigh the costs
Why The Open Office Makes You Distracted, Exhausted, And Insecure
Workspace satisfaction: The privacy-communication trade-off in open-plan offices

Pay for Performance [TOP]

Bogus Bonuses and C.E.O. Salaries – Dan Ariely
Observations From a Tipless Restaurant, Part 3: How Tipping Promotes Bad Service
Prosocial Bonuses

Performance Reviews [TOP]

A Quick Rundown on Performance Reviews
Accenture will get rid of annual performance reviews and rankings
An Alternative to Performance Reviews
Case Study: What Really Happens When Companies Remove Ratings
It’s Time to Kill the Performance Review
Microsoft Drops Stack Ranking
Personal development at Spotify
Quotes from “Get Rid of the Performance Review!”
Stack Ranking and the damage done at Microsoft
The corporate kabuki of performance reviews
The Truth about Performance Reviews and Other Corporate Bullsh*t
What Really Happens When Companies Remove Ratings (Case Study)
Why GE had to kill its annual performance reviews after more than three decades
Why More and More Companies Are Ditching Performance Ratings
Performance Reviews Books

Reporting [TOP]

AgileEVM – Earned Value Management in Scrum Projects [PDF warning!]
AgileEVM: Measuring Cost Efficiency Across the Product Lifecycle

Tours of Agile Companies [TOP]

A Day In The Life At Pivotal Labs
Marc P Summers visit to the Infusionsoft Headquarters 2013