Happiness

Recently, there's been a lot of discussion in the Agile world on measuring happiness in Agile Teams. Jeff Sutherland, one of Scrum's creators, is a strong proponent of such an approach, as evidenced by his posts on the subject (see this and this post, for example). In this blog, I will explore the use of a happiness metric in Scrum and explain why - although it's a good start - it provides only a very limited understanding of a team's perception of it's well-being. I will also present an alternative measure that borrows heavily from research done by occupational-…