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Great example of backfiring incentive system

A great story, by Vijay Govindarajan and Srikanth Srinivas, in Harward Business Review,  on how metrics, KPI’s and incentive systems can backfire, badly. Thanks to Maria for the pointer.

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Software is not made of bricks

As a prelude to a more detailed discussion on metrics & measurements in the context of Agile development, please have a look at this excellent text by Reg Braithwaite, where he clearly demonstrates the dangers of applying a naive  “traditional” … Continue reading

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The Self-Optimizing Agile Organization needs metrics & measurements

For a while ago, I wrote about the characteristics of the self-optimizing agile organization. In this post I’ll take a look at the role of metrics and measurements in general, and in a subsequent post on how the self-optimizing agile … Continue reading

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