Measuring Value Streams by Analyzing Flow Metrics

To achieve that goal, IT departments frequently compile various metrics that measure specific development processes. Data and metrics are important tools, but administrators sometimes don’t think to look at projects through a wider lens—by measuring total production workflows. […].

GitLab Adds Fourth DORA Metric API to CI/CD Platform

This addition supports the fourth metric as defined in the DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) framework. The post GitLab Adds Fourth DORA Metric API to CI/CD Platform appeared first on


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Choosing the Right Software Testing Metrics

A software testing metric is a criterion to track the effectiveness of quality assurance efforts. Then, compare them with the received metric after the completion of the process. The post Choosing the Right Software Testing Metrics appeared first on

DevOps Unbound: Lies, Damn Lies and Metrics

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Achieving Elite and High Performance DevOps Using DORA Metrics

Speaker: Nico Krüger, Senior Director of Solutions Engineering at Rollbar

Join Nico Krüger, Senior Director of Solutions Engineering at Rollbar, for advanced insight on taking the use of DORA Metrics to greater heights.

Choosing the Right Metrics for DevOps Adoption

The post Choosing the Right Metrics for DevOps Adoption appeared first on Application Performance Management/Monitoring Blogs Continuous Delivery Continuous Testing DevOps Toolbox Editorial Calendar Observability, Monitoring and Analytics devop metrics devops adoption DevOps KPIs

The Agile Metrics Survey 2021

TL; DR: The Agile Metrics Survey 2021. Therefore, we ran an extensive survey throughout 2020 and 2021 with more than 1,000 participants from all walks of agility: the Agile Metrics Survey 2021. The Intention Behind the Agile Metric Survey 2021. Figure 1: Overall Metric Use.

How DORA Metrics Can Measure and Improve Performance

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Splunk Adds Remote Workforce Metrics Dashboard

Splunk has made available a Remote Work Insights dashboard designed to help IT administrators track and identify the most relevant IT metrics for a workforce that is working from home to help combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Getting Started With Agile Software Quality Metrics


There is no standard set of metrics that can be tracked to ensure project success. Agile teams should track a small set of agile software quality metrics initially and then adjust those metrics over time as they learn which are informative and aid with decision-making.

Omnichannel is Multichannel 2.0

Multichannel and omnichannel marketing are not the same. Many organizations are striving for omnichannel, but it can be a daunting journey—unless you have a map. Download your copy of the ultimate omnichannel guide today!

Metrics That Matter

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DevOps Metrics That Actually Matter

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Research Results: Key software architecture metrics


If you remember my article about Software Architecture Quality Attributes , you know that we have been conducting a survey to find out key software architecture metrics that leading companies and software architects use. Results: key software architecture metrics.

Honeycomb Pro: Now With Metrics & SLOs


Starting today, all Pro accounts have access to Honeycomb Metrics and two Service Level Objectives (SLOs), previously only available to Enterprise accounts. Honeycomb Metrics. Metrics are well suited to giving a picture of the general health of a host or resource.

Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

Some helpful tips for choosing metrics

In an agile context, we use metrics to set performance goals, measure current conditions, define small improvement experiments and measure the effectiveness of the experiments in order to inspect and adapt goals and determine the next steps. Build up and revise your metrics as you go.

Why MTTR is a Vital Metric for DevOps Teams

The post Why MTTR is a Vital Metric for DevOps Teams appeared first on Blogs Business of DevOps DevOps Toolbox Doin' DevOps CFR devops teams metrics mttrIn DevOps, every second counts.

Evidence-based Management: Gathering the metrics

Gathering the metrics for Evidence-based Management in software organisations can be a strenuous task and I have a number of customers that are fretting on what to collect and from where. Evidence-based Management: Gathering the metrics. Current Value Metrics.

Make Metrics Matter: Measure What’s Important

In a data-driven society, organizations rely heavily on sets of metrics to evaluate how they’re doing on a particular task, initiative or resource allocation. But, while metrics can help drive efficiencies, they can also drive DevOps […].

9 Developer Enablement Practices to Achieve DevOps at Enterprise Scale

In this eBook, Christian Oestreich, a senior software engineering leader with experience at multiple Fortune 500 companies, shares how a metrics-driven mindset can dramatically improve software quality and enable DevOps at enterprise scale.

How to Build a Team That Embraces Metrics

When we talk about metrics in software delivery, a lot of developers think of execution metrics — things like throughput, delivery and number of deploys. But in reality, those metrics don’t motivate anyone — at least not without connecting them to a bigger picture.

Article: Key Sprint Metrics to Increase Team Dependability

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Planning Sprint Planning Scrum Metrics Development Culture & Methods articleWhat are the questions you should be asking and what behaviours should you be measuring within your Scrum teams in order to improve overall dependability and delivery efficiency?

Article: Key Metrics to Track and Drive Your Agile Devops Maturity

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To promote DevOps and Agile process improvement a meaningful set of metrics should be tracked. In this article we will discuss which metrics are appropriate based on the stage of the culture change. Culture Change Agile Metrics DevOps Culture & Methods article

Why Organizational Innovation Demands Metric and KPI Dashboards


IDC's Joe Pucciarelli breaks down why it's imperative for CIOs and IT execs to deliver an objective and relevant suite of metrics and KPI performance dashboards. Leadership Strategies Digital-First Enterprise Future IT Metrics and KPIs Performance Dashboards

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Prioritizing Customer Experience Using SLIs & SLOs: A Case Study from The Telegraph

Service Level Indicators (SLIs) and Service Level Objectives (SLOs) are a key pillar of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and are the principal tool for eliminating needless alerts and focusing on what really matters to the business.

Engineers, Stop Hoarding Your Metrics

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Metrics are the golden ticket to knowing what’s going on with your system… or so everyone thinks. Are your metrics really doing you any favors? You might be fetishizing your metrics. Like The Hobbit ’s dragon Smaug laying on his pile of gold, never spending and only hoarding, many of us often stockpile pretty, feel-good, but useless metrics that never make a difference. In this blog post, we'll help you kick your fetish and move away from Smaug-ing up all your metrics.

Improve How Your Scrum Team Uses Metrics

Every Scrum Team understands the value of metrics, but so many of them also struggle to use them effectively. When we started with Scrum, about 12 years ago, metrics were one of the first things we started experimenting with. In hindsight, none of these metrics made sense.

Getting Metrics Into Honeycomb


Rather than relying on the rigid pre-aggregated measures provided by metrics, Honeycomb instead favors using events because they provide a much greater degree of flexibility. But that doesn’t mean metrics don’t belong in Honeycomb. The diminishing value of metrics.

Visualization Shines a Light on IT Metrics

The post Visualization Shines a Light on IT Metrics appeared first on Application Performance Management/Monitoring DevOps Toolbox IT Administration big data analytics data visualization heatmaps IT metricsModern IT departments operate in a pressure cooker.

Address the Challenges of Siloed Monitoring Tools

Companies frequently experience monitoring tool sprawl. Find out why monitoring tool sprawl occurs, why it’s a problem for businesses, and the positive business impacts of monitoring tool consolidation.

Here Are the Metrics you Need to Understand Operational Health

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In recent polls we’ve conducted with engineers and leaders, we’ve found that around 70% of participants used MTTA and MTTR as one of their main metrics. 20% of participants cited looking at planned versus unplanned work, and 10% said they currently look at no metrics.

Ingest OpenTelemetry Traces and Metrics with the Datadog Agent

The post Ingest OpenTelemetry Traces and Metrics with the Datadog Agent appeared first on OpenTelemetry is a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) initiative that provides open, vendor-neutral standards and tools for instrumenting services and applications.

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Understanding DORA Metrics and How Pluralsight Flow Helps


How Pluralsight Flow can help your org use the DORA metrics to improve your DevOps workflow

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Use Kanban and Flow Metrics to Reclaim Your Daily Scrum

Flow metrics can further enhance the discussion by looking at Item Age, WIP Limits, Throughput, and Cycle Time. Every Scrum Team, at some point, will struggle with how to facilitate the Daily Scrum. This event is the source of endless misunderstandings, even including what it's called.

Hooked on Service Metrics

The post Hooked on Service Metrics appeared first on Blogs DevOps Practice Microservices Journal Operations devops microservices service mesh service metricsWe live in an increasingly “as-a-service” world. From software as a service (SaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) to functions as a service (FaaS) and SaaS-delivered applications, service delivery has become paramount to business goals and practices.

5 Tangible Metrics for the Speed of Software Engineering Teams

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Firstly, since we want to discuss the topic of metrics, what does it mean for a software engineering team to perform well anyway? For the purpose of this post let us take the following metrics for a given software engineering team as the fundamental one: Speed of development (try to maximize).

HoneyByte: Using Application Metrics With Prometheus Clients


Using Honeycomb Metrics , an enterprise feature that allows customers to consume and display metrics alongside their tracing and telemetry data, teams can unfold and discover what their underlying systems are doing. http.Handle("/metrics", promhttp.Handler()). }.

User-Centered Development: The Importance of User Empathy to Build the Right Thing

Speaker: Jesse Walker, Product Manager at Canva

As product managers, our primary focus should always be on creating value for our users. When you add the complexities of working in a fast-moving organization, we can sometimes lose sight of the forest for the trees. Join Jesse Walker, Product Manager at Canva, as he shares tips on how to build user empathy into everything you build.