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A Day in the Life of [TOP]

A Day in the Life of a Scrum Team https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1RqhRcPJZ0
A Week in the Life of a Scrum Team http://www.agilelearninglabs.com/resources/a-week-in-the-life-of-a-scrum-team/
Agile Developer’s Journal: A Day in the Life https://www.agileconnection.com/article/agile-developers-journal-day-life?page=0%2C0
My Experience as a QA in Scrum https://www.infoq.com/articles/experience-qa-scrum/
Scrum by Example https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/category/scrum-by-example
The Job and Daily Life of the ScrumMaster https://www.mitchlacey.com/blog/the-job-and-daily-life-of-the-scrummaster

Agile Business Intelligence DataWarehousing and COTS [TOP]

Agile Big Data Analytics: The Art of the Possible, part 1 http://kromerbigdata.com/2013/02/19/agile-big-data-analytics-the-art-of-the-possible-part-1/
Agile ERP: “You don’t know what you’ve got ‘till it’s gone!” http://agileerppaper.gerardmeszaros.com/
Big Data Agile Analytics case study http://www.inspearit.com/en/blog-lean-agile/a-case-study-using-agile-method-for-big-data-analytics-projects/
Custom Off The Shelf Projects http://agileforest.com/2012/08/13/cots-saas-and-agile/
Testing Agile DataWarehouses and Business Intelligence http://theagilist.com/2014/03/10/503/
Tips for Editing Pentaho Auto-Generated OLAP Models http://kromerbigdata.com/category/agile-analytics/
Agile Business Intelligence DataWarehousing and COTS Books

Agile Hardware [TOP]

Agile Hardware – doing it at the PCB level http://www.innovel.net/?p=427
Agile hardware development – nonsense or necessity? http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1279137
Agile Project Development at Intel: A Scrum Odyssey http://danube.com/docs/case_studies/Intel_case_study.pdf [PDF warning!]
Application of Scrum Methods to Hardware Development https://www.backblaze.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Scrum-for-Hardware-Development-V3.pdf [PDF warning!]
Developing a Solar Car with Scrum https://www.infoq.com/news/2015/12/developing-solar-car-scrum
Joe Justice on Agile Manufacturing https://scrumalliance.org/why-scrum/learning-consortium/learning-consortium-webinars/joe-justice-on-agile-manufacturing
Scrum in Hardware https://huddle.eurostarsoftwaretesting.com/resource/agile-testing/scrum-in-hardware/
The Goal Of An Agile Hardware Team http://www.agilesoc.com/2014/10/08/the-goal-of-an-agile-hardware-team/
The Starting Point for Agile Hardware (That No One Thinks About) http://www.agilesoc.com/2014/11/10/the-starting-point-for-agile-hardware-that-no-one-thinks-about/
Top 10 questions when using Agile on hardware projects http://maccherone.com/larry/2010/02/23/top-10-questions-when-using-agile-on-hardware-projects/
Yes, Hardware Can Be Agile! https://www.infoq.com/articles/hardware-can-be-agile

Agile Organizations [TOP]

Can Big Organizations Be Agile? https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2016/11/26/can-big-organizations-be-agile/
Can The 21st Century Corporation Operate Without Agile? https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2015/10/23/can-the-21st-century-corporation-operate-without-agile/
Gary Hamel: Can Big Firms Be Agile? https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2016/11/27/gary-hamel-can-big-firms-be-agile/
How to Build a Transparent Company the Buffer Way https://zapier.com/blog/buffer-transparency/
Open Salaries at Buffer https://open.bufferapp.com/introducing-open-salaries-at-buffer-including-our-transparent-formula-and-all-individual-salaries/
Why Radical Transparency Is Good for Business https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/your-brain-work/201210/why-radical-transparency-is-good-business
GeoCentric
Agile Organizations Books

Agile Outside of Software [TOP]

Agile for remodelling your house http://www.jrothman.com/mpd/agile/2014/04/an-agile-approach-to-a-house-remodel/
Agile Government https://www.gov.uk/service-manual/agile-delivery#governing-agile-services
Building The Empire State Building – The Tyranny of the Plan – Mary Poppendieck https://chrisgagne.com/1255/mary-poppendiecks-the-tyranny-of-the-plan/
Developing a Solar Car with Scrum https://www.infoq.com/news/2015/12/developing-solar-car-scrum
FloraHolland uses Scrum to manage business change http://www.infoq.com/news/2013/11/business-scrum-floraholland
GE Builds Engines using Scrum http://www.scruminc.com/ges-take-on-scrum-engines-of-democracy/
How a yacht race turned me into a Scrum Master http://www.mansell.nl/2016/05/how-yacht-race-turned-me-into-scrum.html
How HR Can Become Agile (and Why It Needs To) https://hbr.org/2017/06/how-hr-can-become-agile-and-why-it-needs-to
How We Use Agile At Home https://vimeo.com/162910539
HR Agile http://www.hragilesolutions.com/
Human Resources and Scrum https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2009/april/human-resources-and-scrum
Kanban for Kids/Homework https://kanplan.wordpress.com/
Kanban for Lawyers http://agileattorney.net/2015/02/18/kanban-for-lawyers-getting-started/
Lean in the Lawfirm http://www.slideshare.net/scrummasternz/lean-in-the-lawfirm-by-stephen-reed
Non-IT Kanban Implementation at Scale https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2014/july/non-it-kanban-implementation-at-scale
NPR Uses Agile for program planning (i.e. radio programs, not software) http://www.poynter.org/news/media-innovation/175487/how-npr-benefits-from-agile-project-development-you-can-too/
Scrum at Home https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2015/june/scrum-at-home
The Workplace As An Experience: Three New HR Roles Emerge https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeannemeister/2016/05/13/the-workplace-as-an-experience-three-new-hr-roles-emerge/
You’ll Never Work Alone https://www.inc.com/winning-workplaces/magazine/201106/youll-never-work-alone.html
Your Family, Agile and You http://agileandfamily.blogspot.co.uk/
Sales
Wikispeed
Agile Schools

Anti-Patterns [TOP]

Bad Habit #5: Constantly pushing the team to deliver faster https://marcusblankenship.com/habit-5-constantly-pushing-team-deliver-faster/
Finding the Truth Behind Minimum Viable Products https://www.infoq.com/articles/truth-minimum-viable-products
Improving Agile Software Practice http://www.itu.dk/iris29/IRIS29/1-3.pdf [PDF warning!]
Which Best Practice Is Ruining Your Business? https://hbr.org/2012/12/which-best-practice-is-ruining

Burndowns [TOP]

Hours-Remaining Burndown Charts: An Agile Anti-Pattern? http://www.solutionsiq.com/burndown-charts-anti-agile/
Scrum By Example – The Trouble with Sprint Burndowns https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2014/06/scrummaster-tales-the-trouble-with-sprint-burndowns.html#.VakcPflViko
Why Burn-up Chart Is Better Than Burn-down Chart http://brodzinski.com/2012/10/burn-up-better-burn-down.html

Case Studies [TOP]

Adobe Premiere Pro Scrum Adoption http://blogs.adobe.com/agile/files/2012/08/Adobe-Premiere-Pro-Scrum-Adoption-How-an-agile-approach-enabled-success-in-a-hyper-competitive-landscape-.pdf [PDF warning!]
Agile Transformation @ Salesforce.com http://trailridgeconsulting.com/blog/all/item/2690-agile-transformation-salesforcecom.html
An Agile Adoption and Transformation Survival Guide http://www.infoq.com/minibooks/agile-adoption-transformation
Evolving to Agile – Matt Block http://www.agilealliance.org/files/1813/2435/0823/Evolving%20to%20Agile%20A%20Story%20of%20Agile%20Adoption%20at%20a%20Small%20SaaS%20Company.pdf [PDF warning!]
How Nokia Lost the Smartphone Battle http://knowledge.insead.edu/sites/www.insead.edu/files/images/asq_2015_print_vuori_huy_distributed_attention_and_shared_emotions_in_innovation_process.pdf [PDF warning!]
InfoQ interview with John Deere Agile Coach http://www.infoq.com/news/2012/03/deere
John Deere – Bigger Picture http://www.bloomberg.com/bw/articles/2012-07-05/deeres-big-green-profit-machine
John Deere and Agile (audio interview) http://agwired.com/2012/06/29/john-deere-does-agile-development/
John Deere Plows into Agile http://www.computerworld.com/article/2500298/app-development/john-deere-plows-into-agile.html
Making a Difference: a Case Study of Change in the Public Sector http://www.infoq.com/articles/monmouthshire-council-childrens-services
Rebooting Agile @ GE Transportation http://jessefewell.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Paper-for-GE.pdf [PDF warning!]
Scrum Case Studies – site http://www.scrumcasestudies.com/
Seven Changes to Remove Waste From Your Software Development Process http://www.infoq.com/articles/7-changes-remove-waste
What Has Nokia Done Right and Wrong? https://agilecraft.wordpress.com/2011/02/11/what-has-nokia-done-right-and-wrong/
When the VP is a Scrum Master, You Hit the Ground Running http://www.agilealliance.org/files/4213/2435/0845/When%20the%20VP%20is%20a%20Scrum%20Master%20You%20Hit%20the%20Ground%20Running.pdf [PDF warning!]
Who Killed Nokia? Nokia Did http://knowledge.insead.edu/strategy/who-killed-nokia-nokia-did-4268

Culture [TOP]

Driven away by hypocrisy: when endorsing a caring workplace backfires for leaders http://bps-occupational-digest.blogspot.ca/2012/11/driven-away-by-hypocrisy-when-endorsing.html
HBR How Employee Engagement Hits the Bottom Line http://blogs.hbr.org/schwartz/2012/11/creating-sustainable-employee.html
How Damaging Is a Bad Boss, Exactly? – Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/07/how_damaging_is_a_bad_boss_exa.html
Strategies for Learning from Failure – Amy C. Edmondson http://hbr.org/2011/04/strategies-for-learning-from-failure/ar/pr

Daily Scrum Ideas [TOP]

A Tale of Two Daily Scrums https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2013/12/a-tale-of-two-daily-scrums.html#.VbjuWPlViko
Daily Scrum is a Waste of Time (or Daily Scrum and Electronic Tools) https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2015/06/daily-scrum-is-a-waste-of-time.html#.VbjufflVikp
Daily Standup Variations https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2011/01/daily-stand-up-variations.html#.VbjuHPlViko
Five Levels of Involvement for a Meeting https://lookforwardconsulting.com/2015/09/09/five-levels-of-involvement-for-a-meeting/
It’s Not Just Standing Up: Patterns for Daily Standup Meetings http://martinfowler.com/articles/itsNotJustStandingUp.html
Making the Daily Standup Work http://www.scruminc.com/making-daily-standup-work/
Revive Your Daily Standup http://www.agile42.com/en/blog/2012/05/29/revive-your-daily-standup/
Scrum By Example: The Daily Standup https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2012/august/scrummaster-tales-the-daily-stand-up
Should the Daily Standup Be Person-by-Person or Story-by-Story? http://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/blog/should-the-daily-standup-be-person-by-person-or-story-by-story
Stand Up and Shut Up http://neilkillick.wordpress.com/2013/10/21/stand-up-and-shut-up/
Stuck in an overlong Agile stand up? Try the two hands rule http://blog.benjaminm.net/2012/02/23/overlong-agile-stand-up-two-hand-rule/
Top 10 Negative Personas of a Daily Standup Meeting https://www.leadingagile.com/2014/03/negative-personas-standup-meeting/

Definition of Done [TOP]

Definition of Done creation exercise https://www.mitchlacey.com/intro-to-agile/scrum/definition-of-done
Multiple Levels of Done http://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/blog/multiple-levels-of-done
What is Definition of Done (DoD)? https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2008/september/what-is-definition-of-done-(dod)

Distributed Teams [TOP]

12 ways to improve cross-office collaboration https://www.targetprocess.com/blog/2016/09/12-ways-to-improve-cross-office-collaboration/
A Guiding Principle and 8 Tips on Remote Team Performance Management https://www.sococo.com/blog/leadership-culture/a-guiding-principle-and-8-tips-on-remote-team-performance-management/
Agile Alternatives for a Geographically Distributed Team https://www.jrothman.com/articles/2016/04/agile-alternatives-for-a-geographically-distributed-team/
Agile in Dispersed or Distributed Teams https://www.infoq.com/news/2016/09/agile-dispersed-distributed-team
Building or Maintaining Agility in Geographically Distributed http://www.jrothman.com/pragmaticmanager/2012/03/building-or-maintaining-agility-in-geographically-distributed-teams/
Case study: Distributed Scrum Project for Dutch Railways http://www.infoq.com/articles/dutch-railway-scrum
Co-located teams versus Remote teams, Key Considerations https://medium.com/jotto-on-teams/co-located-teams-versus-remote-teams-key-considerations-a0cd0bc741a#.ddqxiljvn
Distributed Portfolio Steering with Flowdock https://www.rallydev.com/blog/agile/distributed-portfolio-steering-flowdock
Distributed? Yes. Alone? No. http://www.jrothman.com/pragmaticmanager/2012/04/distributed-yes-alone-no/
Enabling Distributed Agile Teams http://www.leadingagile.com/2013/10/enabling-distributed-agile-teams/
Four Ways Virtual Teams Fail (and How to Fix Them) https://blog.evernote.com/blog/2017/04/13/four-ways-virtual-teams-fail/
How Rally Does … Distributed Agile Meetings https://www.rallydev.com/blog/agile/how-rally-does-distributed-agile-meetings
How to Build Strong Relationships in a Remote Team https://zapier.com/learn/the-ultimate-guide-to-remote-working/remote-team-communication/
How We Do It: Remote Pair Programming http://www.sonatype.org/nexus/2015/03/23/how-we-do-it-remote-pair-programming/
Laying firm foundations for new distributed teams with 2-2-Go https://salfreudenberg.wordpress.com/2014/01/10/laying-firm-foundations-for-new-distributed-teams-with-2-2-go/
Lessons from Successful Remote Culture at Etsy http://www.infoq.com/presentations/etsy-remote-culture
Managing Timezones in Geographically Distributed Agile Teams http://www.jrothman.com/pragmaticmanager/2012/03/managing-timezones-in-geographically-distributed-agile-teams/
Multi-Site and Distributed Retrospectives http://www.agiletrainings.eu/2015/12/06/multi-site-and-distributed-retrospectives/
Notes on Distributed Retrospectives http://www.agileorlando.com/wiki/doku.php?id=distributedrestrospectives
Remote Interview: Facilitate Distributed Agile Teams with Mark Kilby https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBee75bVv2A
Remote Working – 3 Year Retrospective http://blog.jonliv.es/blog/2015/01/14/remote-working-3-year-retrospective/
Remotely Agile: The Buddy System https://mckilby.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/remotely-agile-the-buddy-system/
Start Your Geographically Distributed Projects Right http://www.jrothman.com/pragmaticmanager/2012/02/start-your-geographically-distributed-projects-right/
Stories of Collaboration in Remote Teams http://www.infoq.com/articles/stories-collaboration-remote-teams
Swarming Across Distance http://www.infoq.com/articles/swarming-across-distance
Telecommuting, Hoteling, and Managing Product Development http://www.jrothman.com/mpd/management/2013/03/telecommuting-hoteling-and-managing-product-development/
Tools for Distrubted Agile Retrospectives http://lmsgoncalves.com/2014/11/14/tools-distributed-agile-retrospectives/
Top Tips for Hosting Effective Remote Retrospectives http://www.lisettesutherland.com/2015/03/top-tips-hosting-effective-remote-retrospectives/
Virtual icebreakers for remote teams http://www.lisettesutherland.com/
Virtual Teams are Worse than I Thought https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/virtual-teams-worse-than-i-thought-patrick-lencioni
Distributed Teams Books

Embedded Agile [TOP]

Agile Embedded Software Development, what’s wrong with it? http://www.agile42.com/en/blog/2014/02/17/agile-embedded-software-development-whats-wrong-it/
Agile Methods and Firmware Development http://www.ngware.eu/blog/papers/agile_firmware_punkka_V103.pdf [PDF warning!]
On hardware dependencies and scrum http://www.embedded.com/electronics-blogs/agile-adventures-in-an-embedded-world/4427419/On-hardware-dependencies-and-Scrum

Estimation [TOP]

Additional Benefits of Estimation http://www.leadingagile.com/2011/09/the-real-reason-we-estimate/
Anchoring and its effect on Estimation https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2013/01/blind-estimation-planning-poker.html#.Vaac8_lViko
Forecasting techniques – effort versus reward http://focusedobjective.com/forecasting-techniques-effort-versus-reward/
Let’s Play Planning Poker! http://blog.codinghorror.com/lets-play-planning-poker/
Schedule Estimation and Uncertainty Surrounding the Cone of Uncertainty http://www.toddlittleweb.com/Papers/Little%20Cone%20of%20Uncertainty.pdf [PDF warning!]
Story of a new team member learning how to Estimate https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2012/06/scrummaster-tales-learning-how-to-estimate.html#.VaacwvlViko
Using Silent Grouping to Size User Stories https://systemagility.com/2011/05/22/using-silent-grouping-to-size-user-stories/
When I’ve Skipped Estimates http://paulmboos.com/2015/07/14/when-ive-skipped-the-estimates/
Wideband delphi https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wideband_delphi
Your Optimistic Bias won’t Allow Your Estimate to Improve http://agilecomplexificationinverter.blogspot.ca/2014/12/your-optimistic-bias-wont-allow-your.html
Planning Poker
Challenges

Facilitation [TOP]

Developing Facilitation Skills http://ctb.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/leadership/group-facilitation/facilitation-skills/main
Facilitation Tools for Meetings and Workshops http://www.seedsforchange.org.uk/tools.pdf [PDF warning!]
Facilitator Tool Kit http://oqi.wisc.edu/resourcelibrary/uploads/resources/Facilitator%20Tool%20Kit.pdf [PDF warning!]
The Role of a Facilitator https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/RoleofAFacilitator.htm
Facilitation Books

Finance [TOP]

Why Should Agilists Care About Capitalization? http://www.infoq.com/articles/agile-capitalization

Games to understand and teach Agile [TOP]

Games to understand and teach Agile http://tastycupcakes.org/
Marshmallow challenge used to illustrate the value of small experiments and incremental architecture https://agileottawa.wordpress.com/2014/05/26/software-methodologies-experiment-the-marshmallow-challenge/

General [TOP]

Change Happens—So Make it Cheaper http://www.agileforall.com/2013/09/change-happens-so-make-it-cheaper/
Increasing Effort is Unsafe in Too Many Ways http://agileotter.blogspot.ca/2013/05/increasing-effort-is-unsafe-in-too-many.html
Is Offshoring Less Expensive? Exposing Another Management Myth http://www.jrothman.com/mpd/management/2013/09/is-offshoring-less-expensing-exposing-another-management-myth/
Scrum Without Removing Impediments Isn’t Scrum https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2015/08/scrum-without-removing-impediments-isnt-scrum.html

Government and Agile [TOP]

2012 Fall Agile in Defense Workshop. http://www.afei.org/WorkingGroups/ADAPT/Pages/FallWorkshopProceedings.aspx
Agile and the UK Government https://www.gov.uk/service-manual/agile/what-agile-looks-like.html
Agile at the Office of Personnel Management http://www.infoq.com/articles/agile-federal-government
Agile Delivery for Agencies Programs & Teams http://www.afei.org/workinggroups/Adapt/Pages/default.aspx
Agile in the US Department of Defense http://herdingcats.typepad.com/my_weblog/2011/01/agile-in-the-us-department-of-defense.html
DoD Goes Agile http://www.scruminc.com/dod-goes-agile/
Government Guidelines for Agile Adoption http://www.infoq.com/news/2012/07/agile-in-government
Government tenders for agile digital developers http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240187680/Government-tenders-for-agile-digital-developers
Not just the government’s playbook http://radar.oreilly.com/2014/08/not-just-the-governments-playbook.html
The Agility Advantage; A Survival Guide for Complex Enterprises and Endeavors http://www.dodccrp.org/files/agility_advantage/Agility_Advantage_Book.pdf [PDF warning!]
US Government CIO Playbook – very agile friendly https://playbook.cio.gov/
Government and Agile Books

ITIL and Agile [TOP]

Agile and ITIL are ‘complementary partners’ http://www.information-age.com/it-management/skills-training-and-leadership/1149583/agile-and-itil-are-complementary-partners
ITIL Change Management and SCRUM https://www.linkedin.com/grp/post/51930-97919742

Impact of Agile [TOP]

The Impact of Lean and Agile Quantified – Rally Research Study https://www.infoq.com/presentations/agile-quantify

Interesting Examples of Agile in Use [TOP]

Agile in a Mainframe and Cobol world http://www.agilecoachjournal.com/index.php/2009-12-03/scrum/agile-in-a-cobol-world/
Nordstorm build an App in 1 week with real customer feedback constantly http://c2reflexions.com/2012/03/09/innovation-through-customer-collaboration-and-feedback/

Job Posts - Hiring - Interviews [TOP]

Agile Project Manager Job Description (unintentionally bad) http://managedagile.com/2013/08/30/agile-project-manager-job-description/
Bad Job Posts (Agile and otherwise) http://compositecode.com/2011/02/21/im-not-looking-but-these-just-posts-suck/
Essential ScrumMaster Interview Questions http://agilescout.com/essential-scrummaster-interview-questions/
Extreme Interviewing – pdf (Menlo Innovations) http://www.menloinnovations.com/by-reading/PDF/Extreme-Interviewing-Final.pdf [PDF warning!]
Here’s Google’s Secret to Hiring the Best People http://www.wired.com/2015/04/hire-like-google/
Hiring Remote Workers https://zapier.com/learn/the-ultimate-guide-to-remote-working/how-to-hire-remote-team/
Hiring Technical People Blog – Johanna Rothman http://www.jrothman.com/blog/htp/
How Google Hires http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikaandersen/2014/04/07/how-google-picks-new-employees-hint-its-not-about-your-degree/
On treating people well and improving retention (Google) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/07/googles-people-chief_n_7018028.html
People Retention Practices at Google http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2013/01/google_people_operations_the_secrets_of_the_world_s_most_scientific_human.html
Recognizing Agile Candidates http://www.jrothman.com/articles/2006/01/recognizing-agile-candidates/
Scrum Master Job Postings – Why They Are Wrong! http://www.agileguidance.com/?p=654
There’s a problem with assuming the most intelligent candidates make the best employees http://digest.bps.org.uk/2014/09/theres-problem-with-assuming-most.html
What Questions Do You Have For Me? http://www.jrothman.com/htp/hiring-geeks-that-fit/2012/06/what-questions-do-you-have-for-me/
Why job interviewers should focus on the candidates, not selling their organisation http://bps-research-digest.blogspot.ca/2014/07/when-interviewers-try-to-sell-job-they.html
Work with us, not for us http://mhsutton.me/vs-usage-web/
Writing a Better ScrumMaster Job Description http://agilescout.com/the-perfect-scrummaster-job-description/
You’ll Never Work Alone (Menlo Innovations) http://www.inc.com/winning-workplaces/magazine/201106/youll-never-work-alone.html
Job Posts - Hiring - Interviews Books

Kanban [TOP]

10 kanban boards and their context – version 1.2 http://blog.crisp.se/2011/12/05/mattiasskarin/10-kanban-boards-and-their-context-version-1-2
Collaborating with specialized roles using kanban classes of service http://yuvalyeret.com/collaborating-with-specialized-roles-using-kanban-classes-of-service/
Does Your Grocery Store Limit Work in Progress? https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2011/05/does-your-grocery-store-limit-work-in-progress.html#.VawJmPlViko
Don’t Panic – How to ensure you limit your WIP http://thought-bubble.co.uk/blog/2013/11/11/wip-limit-panic-sheet-what-to-do-when-you-feel-tempted-to-break-the-limit/
Elements of an Effective Scrum Task Board http://agilecomplexificationinverter.blogspot.ca/2013/11/elements-of-effective-scrum-task-board.html?spref=tw&m=1
Encouraging Feature-level progress tracking in Kanban http://yuvalyeret.com/encouraging-feature-level-progress/
Map Your Current Process with Kanban http://leankit.com/blog/2014/02/map-your-process-with-kanban/
Map Your Current process with Kanban http://leankit.com/blog/2014/02/map-your-process-with-kanban/
Queuing and Limiting Work In Progress in Stores http://www.shmula.com/retail-checkout-counter-waiting-line-management/10165/
Tracking Schedule Progress in Agile http://www.infoq.com/articles/tracking-schedule-agile
Value really does trump flow – even really bad flow http://www.leadingagile.com/2014/08/flow-is-for-sissies/
Visualization Tools (Scrum Task Walls, CFD et al) http://www.xqa.com.ar/visualmanagement/elements-of-taskboard-design/
Visualizing Agile Projects using Kanban Boards http://www.infoq.com/articles/agile-kanban-boards
WIP Limit Defintion http://searchsoftwarequality.techtarget.com/definition/WIP-limit
Cumulative Flow Diagrams
Kanban Case Study
Kanban Books

Lean [TOP]

Lean Books

Learning [TOP]

Increase Learning with 10% Autonomy Time https://www.infoq.com/news/2016/10/learning-autonomy-time

Managers in Scrum [TOP]

Functional Managers in Agile http://www.agileforall.com/2012/11/functional-managers-in-agile/
Leading vs. Managing in a Scrum Environment http://www.scruminc.com/leading-versus-managing-in-scrum-2/
Linking Agile to HR http://leadinganswers.typepad.com/leading_answers/2012/10/linking-agile-to-hr-theory.html
Reinventing Management – Steve Denning http://stevedenning.typepad.com/
Scaling The Happiness Index https://7oas7er.wordpress.com/2014/01/16/scaling-the-happiness-index/
The Role of The Manager in Scrum http://www.infoq.com/articles/scrum-management-deemer
What do Middle Managers Do in Agile http://www.estherderby.com/2012/04/what-do-middle-managers-do.html
What Makes Joy,Inc Work? Disciplined Project Management https://www.infoq.com/articles/joyinc-project-management
Where Does a Project Manager Fit in Scrum – Part 1 http://www.agilecoachjournal.com/index.php/2011-02-06/scrum/where-does-a-project-manager-fit-in-scrum-part-2/
Where Does a Project Manager Fit in Scrum – Part 1 – includes an exercise you can play with your team http://www.agilecoachjournal.com/index.php/2011-01-30/scrum/where-does-a-project-manager-fit-in-scrum-part-1/
Why we need Managers https://www.rallydev.com/blog/coaching/?p=682
Managers in Scrum Books

Multi-tasking and Interruptions [TOP]

Academic Publications on Multi-tasking http://www.ics.uci.edu/~gmark/pub2.html
High Cost of Interruptions http://blog.ninlabs.com/2013/01/programmer-interrupted/
Interruptions – a minute is never a minute http://www.rug.nl/staff/e.w.berghout/IEEE_Software_Interrupts_Solingen_Berghout.pdf [PDF warning!]
Multitasking Gets You There Later http://www.infoq.com/articles/multitasking-problems
Mutltitasking Hurts Performance but Makes You Feel Better http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120430124618.htm
Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork and the Myth of Total Efficiency http://www.amazon.com/Slack-Getting-Burnout-Busywork-Efficiency/dp/0932633617
The Multi-Tasking Myth http://blog.codinghorror.com/the-multi-tasking-myth/
This is What Heavy Multitasking Could Be Doing To Your Brain http://www.spring.org.uk/2014/09/this-is-what-heavy-multitasking-could-be-doing-to-your-brain.php
What Multitasking Does to Your Brain http://lifehacker.com/5922453/what-multitasking-does-to-our-brains
Why Multitasking Doesn’t Work http://www.forbes.com/sites/douglasmerrill/2012/08/17/why-multitasking-doesnt-work/
Learning Games
Multi-tasking and Interruptions Books

Non-Technical Descriptions of Agile Engineering Practices [TOP]

Agile Testing: Nine Principles and Six Concrete Practices for Testing on Agile Teams http://testobsessed.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/AgileTestingOverview.pdf [PDF warning!]
Driving Development with Tests: ATDD and TDD http://testobsessed.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/atddexample.pdf [PDF warning!]
Making TDD Stick: Problems and Solutions for Adopters http://www.infoq.com/articles/levison-TDD-adoption-strategy
Manager’s Introduction to Test-Driven Development http://www.infoq.com/presentations/TDD-Managers-Nicolette-Scotland
Scrum by Example – Technical Debt is Slowing the Team https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2012/02/scrummaster-tales-technical-debt-is-slowing-the-team.html#.ValBJ_lViko
Technical Debt a Perspective for Managers http://www.infoq.com/articles/technical-debt-levison

Organizational Change [TOP]

“Because Our Competitors Are” is No Reason to Become an Agile Organization https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2016/02/because-our-competitors-are-is-no-reason-to-become-an-agile-organization.html
Agile Change or Adoption Always Starts with Why https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2016/03/agile-change-or-adoption-always-starts-with-why.html
Agile practices in a traditional environment http://www.shino.de/publications/Agile_practices_in_a_traditional_environment.pdf [PDF warning!]
Promoting Agile in a Waterfall Culture https://www.mendix.com/think-tank/promoting-agile-in-a-waterfall-culture/
Reinventing Organizations – Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcS04BI2sbk
Taking Organizational Improvement Seriously – Case Study https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2015/11/taking-organizational-improvement-seriously-case-study.html
Taking Organizational Improvement with Scrum Seriously https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2015/09/taking-organizational-improvement-with-scrum-seriously.html
Organizational Change Books

Organizations Without Managers [TOP]

Whole Organizational Change http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2015/07/22/how-to-make-the-whole-organization-agile/
Treehouse
Zappos

Outsourcing [TOP]

Outsourcer Says: Do Not Outsource http://www.scruminc.com/outsourcer-says-do-not-outsource/

Production Support [TOP]

How Rally Flowdock Does Support https://www.rallydev.com/blog/agile/how-rally-flowdock-does-support
Illegitimus Non Interruptus https://sites.google.com/a/scrumplop.org/published-patterns/product-organization-pattern-language/illegitimus-non-interruptus#!
ScrumMaster Tales Story of Production Support https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2011/10/scrummaster-tales-the-story-of-production-support.html#.Vak8XvlViko
Using Failure demand to understand what the real support issues are and eliminating them http://thinkpurpose.com/2014/06/03/how-to-break-the-first-rule-of-systems-thinking/

Psychological Safety [TOP]

Why psychological safety matters and what to do about it https://rework.withgoogle.com/blog/how-to-foster-psychological-safety/

Release Planning [TOP]

Rapid Release Planning Session & Workshop http://www.agiledad.com/AgileMentor/RapidReleasePlanning.pdf [PDF warning!]
Release Planning – Energized at Work http://www.energizedwork.com/weblog/2006/04/release-planning
Release Planning in Scrum – Alan Atlas http://agileatlas.org/articles/item/release-planning-in-scrum
Release Planning Workshop – Roman Pichler http://www.romanpichler.com/blog/release-planning-workshop/
Scrum and Release Planning – Joe Little http://agileconsortium.blogspot.ca/2011/03/scrum-and-release-planning.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+blogspot/CdKs+(Agile+%26+Business)
The ROI of Multiple Small Releases http://agilecomplexificationinverter.blogspot.ca/2014/12/the-roi-of-multiple-small-releases.html

Resources [TOP]

Agile Mailig Lists – a list of places to go and ask Agile Questions https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2009/06/agile-mailing-lists.html#.VawLj_lViko
Agile User Groups Canada

Responsibility [TOP]

Chris Avery interviewed at InfoQ on Responsibility over Accountable http://www.infoq.com/interviews/avery-responsibility
Responsibility is a virus http://www.samihonkonen.com/responsibility-is-a-virus/
Responsibility Process Model http://www.christopheravery.com/responsibility-process

Retrospectives [TOP]

7 Step Agenda for an Effective Retrospective http://www.thoughtworks.com/de/insights/blog/7-step-agenda-effective-retrospective
Agile Retrospectives as a Tool for Team Learning https://www.agilealliance.org/agile-retrospectives-as-a-tool-for-team-learning/
Catalog of Retrospective Activities http://www.funretrospectives.com/
Designing Valuable Agile Retrospectives http://www.benlinders.com/2014/designing-valuable-agile-retrospectives/
Getting business value out of Agile Retrospectives http://www.benlinders.com/2011/getting-business-value-out-of-agile-retrospectives/
How we do large scale retrospectives https://labs.spotify.com/2015/11/05/large-scale-retros/
Ideas on How to Build Effective Retrospectives http://www.benlinders.com/2014/designing-valuable-agile-retrospectives/
Meeting Ground Rules Updated https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2008/08/meeting-ground-rules-updated.html#.VblHRflViko
Multi-Site and Distributed Retrospectives http://www.agiletrainings.eu/2015/12/06/multi-site-and-distributed-retrospectives/
Plans for Retrospectives http://www.plans-for-retrospectives.com/?id=85-62-58-72-17
Retrospective Wiki http://agileretrospectivewiki.org/index.php?title=Main_Page
Retrospectives. Simply Better Than Sex. http://blog.krivitsky.com/2014/11/retrospectives-better-than-sex.html
Safety Checks http://stevenmsmith.com/ar-safety-check/
Safety Checks How to Run Them http://lizkeogh.com/2012/12/05/how-to-run-safety-checks/
Sailboat Retrospective http://agilebacon.com/reinvigorated-retrospectives/
SaMoLo (Same of; More of; Less of) http://fairlygoodpractices.com/samolo.htm
SMART Goal Setting http://www.goal-setting-guide.com/smart-goal-setting-a-surefire-way-to-achieve-your-goals/
Sprint Retrospective Techniques https://waynedgrant.wordpress.com/2012/04/01/sprint-retrospective-techniques/
Sprint Retrospectives Techniques – Even More https://waynedgrant.wordpress.com/2013/04/21/sprint-retrospective-techniques-2/
Using Scrum to Improve Scrum https://sites.google.com/a/scrumplop.org/published-patterns/retrospective-pattern-language/scrumming-the-scrum
Retrospectives Books

Root Cause Analysis [TOP]

5 Whys https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5_Whys
An Example of Root Cause Saving Time Later http://blog.nayima.be/2013/04/02/a-simple-property-dialog-adventures-in-root-cause-analysis/
Determine the Root Cause: 5 Whys http://www.isixsigma.com/tools-templates/cause-effect/determine-root-cause-5-whys/
How to Use an A3 in an Agile Transformation http://www.leadingagile.com/2015/08/how-to-use-an-a3-in-an-agile-transformation/
Root Cause Analysis Tracing a Problem to its Origins http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMC_80.htm
To Get To The Root Of A Hard Problem, Just Ask “Why” Five Times http://www.fastcodesign.com/1669738/to-get-to-the-root-of-a-hard-problem-just-ask-why-five-times

Scaling and Large Teams [TOP]

A holistic approach to scaling agile at Salesforce http://www.slideshare.net/sgreene/agile-2010-conference-a-holistic-approach-to-scaling-agile-at-salesforce
Enterprise Scrum Introduction https://medium.com/@mikebeedle/enterprise-scrum-introduction-a4987ee690d0#.wq1pgaqk6
Examples Showing How You Can Scale Scrum http://www.infoq.com/news/2014/05/examples-scale-scrum
How to Run HUGE Retrospectives Across Dozens of Teams in Multiple Time Zones http://www.innovationgames.com/2014/06/how-to-run-huge-retrospectives/
LeSS SAFe comparison https://gosei.fi/blog/less-safe-comparison/
Microsoft’s 16 Keys To Being Agile At Scale http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2015/10/29/microsofts-sixteen-keys-to-becoming-agile-at-scale/
Q&A with David Mole and Sandy Mamoli of Trade Me on Migrating to Spotify’s Squad Model http://www.infoq.com/news/2014/05/squadification_at_trade_me
Readings for Managers Thinking About Scaling http://www.craiglarman.com/wiki/index.php?title=Readings
Running big retrospectives at Spotify http://joakimsunden.com/2013/01/running-big-retrospectives-at-spotify/
Scaling Agile @ Spotify with Tribes, Squads, Chapters & Guilds http://blog.crisp.se/2012/11/14/henrikkniberg/scaling-agile-at-spotify
Scaling Agile without Frameworks at Ultimate Software https://www.infoq.com/articles/kanban-scaling-agile-ultimate
Scaling Agility or Bureaucracy https://gosei.fi/blog/scaling-agility-or-bureaucracy/
Stop Scaling, Start Growing an Agile Organization https://www.infoq.com/news/2016/04/growing-agility
Surprise: Microsoft Is Agile http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2015/10/27/surprise-microsoft-is-agile/
Vertical Slices and Scale http://agileforall.com/vertical-slices-and-scale/
You might have too many developers http://curtiscooley.com/too_many_dev
LeSS
Forming Teams
SAFe
Scaling and Large Teams Books

Scrum for Research [TOP]

Agile Methods in Research http://xavier.amatriain.net/docs/SeminarAgileScience.pdf [PDF warning!]
Agile Research http://technocalifornia.blogspot.ca/2008/06/agile-research.html
Agile Research Discussed Conceptually https://www.researchgate.net/post/Is_anyone_using_Scrum_in_research_projects_at_universities
Agile Research LinkedIn Group https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1824874/profile
Device Research, the Agile Way http://agileproductdevelopment.blogspot.ca/2015/10/device-research-agile-way.html?m=1
How can a team working on research based items work in an Agile project? http://pm.stackexchange.com/questions/1358/how-can-a-team-working-on-research-based-items-work-in-an-agile-project
Scrum for Research http://www.cs.umd.edu/~mwh/papers/score.pdf [PDF warning!]
Scrum for Research https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2016/september/scrum-for-research

Scrum in Healthcare [TOP]

GE Healthcare Case Studies http://www.scrumcasestudies.com/ge-healthcare/
Healthcare.gov website could have shipped in 1/2 the time and saved billions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvfI9XsBuXo
Jeff Sutherland’s Papers https://www.scruminc.com/jeff-sutherlands-papers/

ScrumMaster Role [TOP]

42 Tasks for a Scrum Master’s Job http://agiletrail.com/2011/11/14/42-tasks-for-a-scrum-masters-job/
8 hours a day of Scrum Master stuff ? http://www.growingagile.co.za/2016/06/8-hours-a-day-of-scrum-master-stuff/
A Scrum Master is Not a Project Manager by Another Name https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2012/august/a-scrum-master-is-not-a-project-manager-by-another
Books for Newly Minted ScrumMasters https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2011/08/books-for-newly-minted-scrum-masters.html#.VakQ0PlViko
Facilitation tools http://www.facilitationpatterns.org/
ScrumMaster for Three Teams? What are the Alternatives? https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2014/04/scrummaster-for-three-teams-what-are-the-alternatives.html#.VblR9PlVikp
ScrumMaster’s Checkist – Most well known list of ScrumMaster tasks http://www.scrummasterchecklist.org/
What is Success for a Scrum Master? http://www.infoq.com/articles/scrum-master-success
What ScrumMaster is not http://agileatlas.org/articles/item/large-scale-scrum-less-is-more
Why can’t the ScrumMaster and the Project Manager be the same person http://pm.stackexchange.com/questions/4707/why-cant-the-scrum-master-and-the-project-manager-be-the-same-person
Why You Don’t (and Can’t) Have a Full-time ScrumMaster https://blog.3back.com/scrummaster/full-time-scrummaster/
Coaching
ScrumMaster Role Books

Security and Scrum [TOP]

Product Security Risk Management in Agile Product Management https://www.owasp.org/images/c/c6/OWASP_AppSec_Research_2010_Agile_Prod_Sec_Mgmt_by_Vaha-Sipila.pdf [PDF warning!]

Self Organization [TOP]

10 Warning Signs, that your team is not self-organizing http://www.scrum-breakfast.com/2015/10/10-warning-signs-that-your-team-is-not.html
Creative Forces for Self Organizing Teams (pdf) http://sociocracyconsulting.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/CreativeForces_9-2012_web.pdf [PDF warning!]
Human Systems Dynamics http://www.hsdinstitute.org/learn-more/library/faq-booklet.pdf [PDF warning!]
Misconceptions about Self-Organizing Teams, from @estherderby http://www.estherderby.com/2011/07/misconceptions-about-self-organizing-teams-2.html
Monitoring ‘self-managing’ employees may provoke negative work behaviours http://bps-occupational-digest.blogspot.ca/2012/09/monitoring-self-managing-employees-may.html
Psychology of Teams (pdf) http://www.cognitivefitness.co.uk/documents/psychology_of_teams/psychology_of_teams.pdf [PDF warning!]
Self-organization, and how it can be improved through team composition http://blog.agilistic.nl/the-science-behind-scrum-part-3-self-organization-and-how-it-can-be-improved-through-team-composition/
Self-Organizing Teams: What and How https://scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2013/january/self-organizing-teams-what-and-how
So — What Exactly is “Self-Organized”? http://itscertainlyuncertain.blogspot.de/2012/11/so-what-exactly-is-self-organized.html
What Are Self-Organising Teams? http://www.infoq.com/articles/what-are-self-organising-teams
Coaching
Self Organization Books

Sprint Backlog [TOP]

Elements of an Effective Scrum Task Board http://agilecomplexificationinverter.blogspot.ca/2013/11/elements-of-effective-scrum-task-board.html

Sprint Goal [TOP]

7 Sprint Goal Patterns for Building Great Teams, Part One http://www.luxoft.com/blog/vmoskalenko/7-sprint-goal-patterns-for-building-great-teams-part-one/
7 Sprint Goal Patterns for Building Great Teams, Part Two http://www.luxoft.com/blog/vmoskalenko/7-sprint-goal-patterns-for-building-great-teams-part-2/
A Template for Formulating Great Sprint Goals http://www.romanpichler.com/blog/sprint-goal-template/
Effective Sprint Goals http://www.romanpichler.com/blog/effective-sprint-goals/

Sprint Length Tradeoffs [TOP]

Choosing a Sprint Length – Shorter Trumps Longer https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2013/07/choosing-sprint-length-shorter-trumps-longer.html#.Vak7vPlViko
Choosing the proper sprint length in Scrum https://chrishassa.wordpress.com/2009/04/08/choosing-the-proper-sprint-length-in-scrum/

Sprint Planning [TOP]

Breaking Stories down into tasks http://www.softwareandi.com/2011/11/how-to-break-user-story-into-tasks.html
Don’t Estimate Stories In Sprint Planning http://www.leadingagile.com/2014/09/dont-estimate-stories-sprint-planning/
Gut feel is as important as the velocity and other numbers for effective commitment http://blog.gdinwiddie.com/2013/05/24/team-commitment/
Illegitimus Non Interruptus https://sites.google.com/a/scrumplop.org/published-patterns/product-organization-pattern-language/illegitimus-non-interruptus
Scrum By Example: Planning for Production Support https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2011/10/scrummaster-tales-the-story-of-production-support.html#.VblbbPlViko
Sprint Tasking Tips http://www.scrumcrazy.com/Sprint+Tasking+Tips

Strategy Deployment [TOP]

Agile at Scale with Hoshin Kanri http://www.infoq.com/news/2014/11/agile-hoshin-kanri
How Rally Does Strategy Deployment https://www.rallydev.com/blog/agile/how-rally-does-strategy-deployment
How Rally Does… Annual and Quarterly Planning https://www.rallydev.com/blog/agile/how-rally-does-annual-and-quarterly-planning
Kanban Deployment with the X-Matrix http://availagility.co.uk/2015/07/31/kanban-deployment-with-the-x-matrix/
Strategy Deployment: the Secret Sauce for Enterprise Agility http://www.slideshare.net/kjscotland/strategy-deployment-the-secret-sauce-for-enterprise-agility-50316137?qid=6ac018d8-b135-45fa-b4b0-b7fd73819830&v=default&b=&from_search=1

Systems Thinking [TOP]

A Short Intro to Systems Thinking (pdf) http://www.thinking.net/Systems_Thinking/OverviewSTarticle.pdf [PDF warning!]
Archetypes in Systems Thinking http://www.systems-thinking.org/arch/arch.htm
Beyond Connecting the Dots http://beyondconnectingthedots.com/
How to break the first rule of systems thinking https://thinkpurpose.com/2014/06/03/how-to-break-the-first-rule-of-systems-thinking/
Peter Senge and the learning organization http://infed.org/mobi/peter-senge-and-the-learning-organization/
Russ Ackoff (helped establish Systems Thinking) – a short video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqEeIG8aPPk&feature=youtu.be
Systems Thinking https://less.works/less/principles/systems_thinking.html
Systems Thinking Applied – A Primer (pdf – ~50 pages) http://www.anser.org/docs/systems_thinking_applied.pdf [PDF warning!]

Task/Story Wall [TOP]

A Visual Control for the Masses – A Task Board https://lookforwardconsulting.com/2015/10/13/a-visual-control-for-the-masses-a-task-board/
Elements of an Effective Scrum Task Board http://agilecomplexificationinverter.blogspot.ca/2013/11/elements-of-effective-scrum-task-board.html
Elements of taskboard design http://www.xqa.com.ar/visualmanagement/elements-of-taskboard-design/
Sample Scrum Wall http://mhjongerius.tumblr.com/post/19527802174/product-wall-details-scrum-section-3-4
The inherent power of the TaskBoard http://agile.conscires.com/2010/07/24/the-power-of-taskboard/
Using Visual Signals to promote collaboration http://www.strongandagile.co.uk/index.php/the-hourglass-scrumban-board/
Why Physical Task Boards Still Matter http://www.leadingagile.com/2015/05/why-physical-task-boards-still-matter/

Team Rooms [TOP]

Agile Interiors For Your Workspace https://www.slideshare.net/AO135711/agile-interiors-for-your-workspace
Agile Office Spaces http://www.slideshare.net/RichardChengExcella/agile-office-spaces
Designing Spaces for collaboration http://dschool.stanford.edu/makespace/
The Architecture of Collaboration https://keithsawyer.wordpress.com/2012/03/31/the-architecture-of-collaboration/
The Motley Fool http://www.hermanmiller.com/research/case-studies/the-motley-fool.html
Working Together In “War Rooms” Doubles Teams’ Productivity https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/12/001206144705.htm

Team Working Agreements [TOP]

Agile Team Working Agreements How To Guide http://www.payton-consulting.com/agile-team-working-agreements-guide/
Creating A Team Working Agreement http://www.gettingagile.com/2008/05/02/creating-a-team-working-agreement/
Example of Team Agreements List http://scottdunn.blogspot.ca/2009/11/example-of-team-agreements-list.html
Example Working Agreement http://www.iliokb.com/2012/04/example-working-agreement.html
Norms, Values, Working Agreements, Simple Rules http://www.estherderby.com/2011/04/norms-values-working-agreements-simple-rules.html
Team Agreements https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2015/february/team-agreements.aspx
Team Ground Rules and Working Agreements http://nomad8.com/team-ground-rules/
What is a team ground rule or team working agreement https://agilefaq.wordpress.com/2007/11/21/what-is-a-team-ground-rule-or-team-working-agreement/

Teams [TOP]

Adding Women Makes Your Group Smarter — The Evidence Keeps Growing http://bobsutton.typepad.com/my_weblog/2012/08/adding-women-makes-your-group-smarter-the-evdience-keeps-growing.html
Agile team evaluation https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ericgu/2015/10/05/agile-team-evaluation/
Book Review: The Wisdom of Teams http://agilecomplexificationinverter.blogspot.ca/2016/11/book-review-wisdom-of-teams.html
Choking Productivity – Shared “Resources” http://www.gettingagile.com/2009/03/06/choking-productivity-shared-resources/
Feature vs Component Teams http://www.infoq.com/articles/scaling-lean-agile-feature-teams
How Different Team Topologies Influence DevOps Culture https://www.infoq.com/articles/devops-team-topologies
How Women Can Help Build Better Agile Teams https://www.agileconnection.com/article/how-women-can-help-build-better-agile-teams
Leading Teams: Setting the Stage for Great Performances – The Five Keys to Successful Teams http://hbswk.hbs.edu/archive/2996.html
New People on Your Project https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2010/06/new-people-on-your-project.html#.Vbn8X_lViko
Scrum By Example – New People on the Team https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2012/04/scrummaster-talesnew-people-on-the-team.html#.Vbn8jflViko
Self Selecting Teams http://www.methodsandtools.com/archive/selfselectingteams.php
Six Common Misperceptions About Teamwork https://hbr.org/2011/06/six-common-misperceptions-abou
Team Perfomance Measures http://www.innolution.com/blog/team-performance-measures
The Myth of the Rockstar Programmer http://www.hanselman.com/blog/TheMythOfTheRockstarProgrammer.aspx
Using rotation to encourage collaboration https://codeascraft.com/2014/12/22/engineering-rotation/
When does group conflict lead to better performance? http://bps-occupational-digest.blogspot.ca/2012/10/when-does-group-conflict-lead-to-better.html
Why Teams Don’t Work http://collaborativeleadershipteam.com/why-teams-dont-work/
Size
Stable
Special Teams

Testing [TOP]

End-To-End Testing Considered Harmful http://www.alwaysagileconsulting.com/articles/end-to-end-testing-considered-harmful/
End-to-End Testing Considered Harmful: A Q&A with Steve Smith https://www.infoq.com/news/2015/12/end-to-end-testing
Testing for Non-Testers http://katrinatester.blogspot.ca/2015/11/testing-for-non-testers-pathway.html

Tools [TOP]

Can we go back to the Excel Backlog? https://scrumandginger.com/2016/07/14/first-blog-post/
Dejirafication: Free Your Process https://www.agiletrainings.eu/2016/07/27/dejirafication-free-your-process/

Transformation and Transitions [TOP]

A culture that attracts quality candidates http://radianttiger.com/2015/04/20/a-culture-that-attracts-quality-candidates/
How Google changed a Development Culture from avoiding Test in Development to embracing it and test automation https://mike-bland.com/2012/07/10/test-mercenaries.html
Three Organisational Transformation Modes https://salfreudenberg.wordpress.com/2014/03/21/three-organisational-transformation-modes/
What Managers Can Do To Support Agile Transformations http://www.infoq.com/articles/managers-support-agile-transformation
Why We Hate Change http://www.liquidplanner.com/blog/why-we-hate-to-change/
Transformation and Transitions Books

Understanding People [TOP]

Dan Pink on Motivation: RSA Animate – Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6XAPnuFjJc
Dangers of Extrinsic Rewards http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2012/05/23/a-great-example-demonstrating-the-pitfalls-of-extrinsic-rewards/
David Rock on good habits for a productive day http://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2014/01/15/how-to-perform-at-your-peak-every-day-10-tips-for-working-smarter-in-2014/
Decision Making Flaw in Powerful People https://www.farnamstreetblog.com/2011/10/the-decision-making-flaw-in-powerful-people/
Delivering Effective Feedback http://www.ayeconference.com/delivering-effective-feedback/
Does great performance depend on enjoying your work? http://bps-occupational-digest.blogspot.ca/2012/10/does-great-performance-depend-on.html
Evidence for the greater value of Cross Training Evidence for the greater value of Cross Training
Management by Fear Isn’t an Effective Lever http://www.softwareresults.us/2012/06/management-by-fear-isnt-effective-lever.html
Netflix lets its staff take as much holiday as they want, whenever they want – and it works http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/7945719/Netflix-lets-its-staff-take-as-much-holiday-as-they-want-whenever-they-want-and-it-works.html
Neuro-Diversity and Ideas on Designing Workspaces http://www.infoq.com/news/2015/03/neuro-diversity
Oh We have advanced beyond Scrum http://www.craiglarman.com/wiki/index.php?title=Oh_We_have_advanced_beyond_Scrum
Resistance As A Resource http://dhemery.com/articles/resistance_as_a_resource/
Situational Leadership http://blog.agilegamedevelopment.com/2013/10/an-introduction-to-situational.html
Status Certainty Autonomy Relatedness and Fairness – A model to replace Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs http://www.your-brain-at-work.com/resources/index.shtml
Surprising Link between Power and Punishment http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/01/20/the-surprising-link-between-power-and-punishment/50546.html
T-Shaped People http://www.infoq.com/news/2013/11/t-shaped-hybrids
The Unexpected Challenge of Unlimited Vacation Time https://open.buffer.com/unlimited-vacation-tips/
Understanding People Books

Why not work 50-60 hrs a week [TOP]

Maybe Don’t Be So Smug About Your Long Hours at the Office http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2015/10/dont-be-smug-about-your-long-day-at-the-office.html
Scrum By Example – Overtime on a Scrum Team is an Unhealthy Sign https://agilepainrelief.com/notesfromatooluser/2014/03/scrummaster-tales-overtime-on-a-scrum-team-is-an-unhealthy-sign.html#.Vav6evlViko
The Maxwell Curve: Getting more production by working less! http://www.scruminc.com/maxwell-curve-getting-more-production/
The Research Is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies https://hbr.org/2015/08/the-research-is-clear-long-hours-backfire-for-people-and-for-companies
Why We Have to Go Back to a 40-Hour Work Week to Keep Our Sanity http://www.alternet.org/story/154518/why_we_have_to_go_back_to_a_40-hour_work_week_to_keep_our_sanity

Writers and Scrum [TOP]

A Writer’s Guide to Surviving Agile Software Development https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2011/september/a-writer-x27-s-guide-to-surviving-agile-software-d
Agile and Tech Comm: Viewing Scrum from a Writer’s Eyes http://techwhirl.com/agile-tech-comm-viewing-scrum-writers-eyes/
How should technical writers fit within a Scrum team? http://pm.stackexchange.com/questions/10156/how-should-technical-writers-fit-within-a-scrum-team
How To Thrive As an Agile Tech Writer https://www.rallydev.com/blog/agile/how-thrive-agile-tech-writer
Scrum and the Single Writer http://www.writersua.com/articles/scrum/
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