This edition of Agile Quick Links comes to you from a hotel room in Santa Clara.
Matt Heusser discusses one of my favorite recent peeves in his The Fishing Maturity Model.
Gojko Adzic writes about a recent XPDay ’09 session: Shock therapy agile adoption at 7Digital. It’s great to know that no humans appear to have been harmed during this process.
High Performance teams (see: “The Wisdom of Teams” by Jon Katzenbach and Douglas Smith) is important background for Agile teams. In “What makes a true team,” the Financial Post has effectively summarized their work.
Looking for good Lean games, I was reminded of the Theory of Constraints dice game. What is the Dice Game or Match-Bowl Experiment? (quick description) and The Dice Game(s)—better explanation and a chance to fire people if the dice don’t roll their way.:-)
Like clockwork every two to three months, someone on the Scrum Development mailing lists asks, “Can the Product Owner and the Scrum Master be the same person?” Thanks to Boris Gloger, we now have 10 reasons to say no.
We’ve all seen the results of individual rewards—pay someone to fix bugs—and you will breed bug writers. Reward firefighters (on a team) and you will get firefighters. Check out Personal Heroics vs. Team Success by Laszlo Szalvay.
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