Temptations abound to measure Agile projects incorrectly. Here's what to avoid, and how
"The 'Cobra Effect' is named after an incident that took place during Britain's rule in colonial India. Concerned about the abundance of poisonous cobras in Delhi, the British Government offered a bounty for every dead snake. After a time, resourceful locals started breeding cobras, leading to a dramatic increase in the venomous snake population.
The Cobra Effect teaches us the importance of implementing reward and measurement systems that drive the right kind of behaviours and avoid unintended consequences. As the old adage goes: the road to Hell is paved with good intentions..."
How would the people you work with complete the following sentence: 'The Scrum Framework exists in order to ...'?
"Sometimes we get bogged down in the rules and mechanics of Scrum while forgetting what we're trying to achieve in the first place. Or we don't even know what the point is, and go along because it is hip or what everyone else is doing. Either way, this is not a good foundation for improvement.
'The Scrum Framework exists in order to...'
So, why not spend a part of your upcoming Sprint Retrospective to re-clarify the purpose of Scrum?..."