Useful Metrics for Agile Teams

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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. […].


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FlexDeploy 6.0: Value Stream Metrics


Value Stream Metrics are gaining significant traction when it comes to Continuous Software Delivery, which shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. Value Stream Metrics track specific checkpoints in the software delivery process that can highlight opportunities for improvement.

5 Mean-Time Reliability Metrics To Follow

Most folks working in DevOps or SRE roles are familiar with metrics like mean-time-to-recovery (MTTR). The post 5 Mean-Time Reliability Metrics To Follow appeared first on

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).

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

Choosing the Right Metrics for DevOps Adoption

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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

DevOps Unbound: Lies, Damn Lies and Metrics

The post DevOps Unbound: Lies, Damn Lies and Metrics appeared first on Application Performance Management/Monitoring Business of DevOps DevOps Unbound Editorial Calendar Observability, Monitoring and Analytics analytics DevOps metrics metrics observability

Software architecture metrics interview with Neal Ford


We had the opportunity to interview Neal before the Global Software Architecture Summit where he was a speaker, to get to know what metrics he normally uses and learn more about his chapter in the Software Architecture Metrics book that was recently published by O’Reilly.

Are You Tracking The Right Product KPIs?

We’ve all got loads of data at our fingertips. Which metrics are the most valuable to keep an eye on? In this eBook, we share the top 10 KPIs every product pro should know. Some of them might already be familiar to you, but others will be brand new.

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.

[VLOG] Effective Sprint Retrospectives with Kanban Metrics

In today's vlog, I share with you an agenda of a more effective Sprint retrospectives driven by Kanban metrics. Hey what's good awesome people? I hope you are starting your week well. Have you been in a situation where the Scrum team want to skip retrospectives?

Survey Shows Increased Reliance on DORA Metrics

A new survey found just under a quarter (23%) of respondents are now tracking all four of the DevOps metrics defined by the DevOps Research and Assessment Team (DORA), with another 17% now tracking three. The post Survey Shows Increased Reliance on DORA Metrics appeared first on

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.

The State of Product Leadership Report 2021

Delivery is the top success metric for product leaders. But should it be? This is just one of the findings in this year’s State of Product Leadership report. Download the report to discover more ways product management is changing in 2021.

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.

[VLOG] Metrics For Measuring The Scrum Team's Effectiveness

In today's vlog I would like to share metrics for measuring the Scrum team's effectiveness and elaborate what effective means from Scrum point of view. Hey everyone. I hope you are having a great week so far and delivering something amazing for your customers.

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.

How DORA Metrics Can Measure and Improve Performance

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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.

17 DevOps Metrics You Should Be Tracking

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The development process is unique in that it requires a diverse mix of technical and communications skills, which calls for a set of specialized metrics to keep track of the team’s vitals. Not all metrics were created equal.

Metrics That Matter

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DevOps Metrics That Actually Matter

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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.

How Leveraging Data Creates Efficient Product Roadmaps

Speaker: Hannah Chaplin - Product Marketing Principal & Steve Cheshire - Product Manager

In this webinar, Hannah Chaplin, Principal Product Marketing and Steve Cheshire, Product Manager will demonstrate how to use product data to inform your roadmap and evaluate the true business value of feature additions.

BMC Adds Support for DORA Metrics to Mainframe Tools Portfolio

BMC this week announced it has added support for DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) metrics within its portfolio of DevOps tools for mainframe environments. The post BMC Adds Support for DORA Metrics to Mainframe Tools Portfolio appeared first on

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.

Identifying the Unknown With Clustering Metrics


Here's how to amplify your data insights with comparison metrics, including the F-measure Clustering in machine learning has a variety of applications, but how do you know which algorithm is best suited to your data?

Shaping the Future: Product Strategy in the Age of Uncertainty

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Product Strategy Practice Lead, Kuroshio Consulting

In this webinar, we'll explore product strategy obstacles and present practices to overcome them while driving clarity and alignment across your executive team.

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 […].

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.

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.

5 Ways to Turn Engineering Data Into Impact


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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.

Here Are the Metrics you Need to Understand Operational Health

Dzone - DevOps

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.

Become an Elite Team With DORA Metrics

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Too often, attention has concentrated on easily-quantifiable metrics like person-hours, lines of code committed, function points, or features added per sprint. Organizations have been attempting to measure software development productivity for decades.

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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.

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.