Archive for the ‘Metrics’ Category

Lack of Predictability: Your Biggest Problem

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What I’m seeing at many of my clients is an inability to know what will be completed in the next release. This shows up as missed dates and frustration over broken commitments and “unreliable teams”. When the executives inquire, they get finger pointing and non-answers, such as “the 3rd party software was late” or “software […]

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Agile Metrics : Agile Health Metrics for Predictability

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  LeadingAgile uses Agile Metrics to demonstrate the results of our process improvement efforts and to identify areas that need further improvement. We have many internal documents describing our approach that we share with our clients, but to my surprise, it seems that we have never blogged about it. Here is a high-level view of […]

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How Do You Know Your Metrics Are Any Good

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You want to create some metrics.  More importantly, someone has told you that you need to create some.  How do you know if you’re just making work for yourself or if you’re just putting a spin on the same old data? Ask yourself what the goals are. In trying to determine what to measure in […]

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