SCRUM LOG JEFF SUTHERLAND - Jeff created the first Scrum team in 1993 and worked with Ken Schwaber to formalize Scrum at OOPSLA'95.
Together, they extended and enhanced Scrum at many software companies, helped write the Agile Manifesto in 2001, and authored the Scrum Guide.
Sunday, May 01, 2011
Home of Scrum, Inc. Implements Happiness Metric
How Happy Are You? In a Boston Suburb, It’s a Census Question
Rick Friedman for The New York Times
Residents of Somerville, Mass., like Jamie Thatcher and
Maddie Carlson, are being asked to rate their happiness
on a 1-to-10 scale.
Surveys are asking residents like Lee Simonds about their city, as well as questions that seem plucked from a personality test.
Officials here want this Boston suburb to become the first city in the United States to systematically track people’s happiness. Like leaders in Britain, France and a few other places, they want to move beyond the traditional measures of success — economic growth — to promote policies that produce more than just material well-being. More ...