Getting to 85 - Agile Metrics with ActionableAgile

Scrum.org

The topic of Agile Metrics inevitably comes up in many situations and conversations. One of my screening questions read, “What standard metrics would you track if any and for what purpose?” So far, I hired 2 Scrum Masters whose answer to the question didn’t have any of those metrics.

Hooked on Service Metrics

DevOps.com

The post Hooked on Service Metrics appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Practice Microservices Journal Operations devops microservices service mesh service metricsWe live in an increasingly “as-a-service” world.

Velocity, the false metric of productivity

Scrum.org

There has been so much written about Velocity and its impact on teams yet it is one metric that eludes everyone and keeps cropping up whenever there is discussion around productivity. Is it really a metric of productivity? Inspection and Adaptation with Transparency at the last possible moment trumps all the metrics. If it is being used to measure anything else besides forecasting then we are using a wrong metric for a wrong purpose

Getting to 85 - Agile Metrics with ActionableAgile Part 3

Scrum.org

In the first part of Getting to 85 – Agile Metrics with ActionableAgile we looked at the Cycle Time Scatterplot created by ActionableAgile software. I surely do - these questions are the core to inspecting and adapting your agile metrics.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Which metrics you should and shouldn’t be using. Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone.

Getting to 85 - Agile Metrics with ActionableAgile (p. 2)

Scrum.org

In the first part of Getting to 85 – Agile Metrics with ActionableAgile we looked at the Cycle Time Scatterplot as generated by ActionableAgile software. CFD Agile Metrics for Estimation.

Metrics: What Happens in Vegas stays… Does It Though?

Scrum.org

In the previous 3 articles I reviewed some of the most important Agile metrics that Dan Vacanti’s ActionableAgile software helps you to get with ease. Those were Cycle Time with the help of the Cycle Time Scatterplot , and a multitude of metrics, provided by the Cumulative Flow Diagram (CFD).

15 Key Product Management Metrics and KPIs

Altexsoft

To deliver the most value, encourage your return and loyalty, executives of companies like these start their weeks with looking at metrics – pieces of quantifiable data that illustrate the changes in revenue and customer behavior. KPIs and metrics for product management.

Ratio metrics

Erik Bernhardsson

We run a ton of A/B tests at Spotify and we look at a ton of metrics. Defining metrics is a little bit of an art form. Ideally you want to define success metrics before you run a test to avoid cherry picking metrics. You also want to define a metric that has as high signal to noise ratio. And of course, most importantly, your metric should ideally correlate to high level business impact as much as possible. Bad metric.

Getting to 85 - Agile Metrics with ActionableAgile Part 1

Scrum.org

The topic of Agile Metrics inevitably comes up in many situations and conversations. One of my screening questions read, “What standard metrics would you track if any and for what purpose?” So far, I hired 2 Scrum Masters whose answer to the question didn’t have any of those metrics. Somehow during the Holy Scrum Kanban decades of feud these metrics were banished from the Scrum land and forgotten by many. Those numbers that matter, the Agile Metrics.

Using Data and Messaging to Drive Product Activation

Speaker: Ruben Ugarte, Founder, Practico Analytics

Of course, it’s crucial to have a good onboarding experience to drive your activation metrics. If you're looking to optimize your onboarding to improve your activation metrics, this webinar is for you. Onboarding users is filled with possibilities and challenges.

The Must Have Metrics Any DevOps and SRE Manager Should Measure

OverOps

Follow us on Twitter for all the latest and greatest posts from our blog: NEW POST The Must Have Metrics Any #DevOps and #SRE Manager Should Look At [link] pic.twitter.com/HvPxIODNUI. This metric clearly represents how successful the team is in accomplishing that goal.

What Is the Difference Between Metrics and Events?

The New Stack

We might, for example, want to see application metrics, database logs and network traffic side-by-side. We don’t always talk about the differences in these types of data, so today we’re covering a question I get asked most often: what is the difference between metrics and events?

xMatters Incorporates Stackdriver APM Metrics from Google

DevOps.com

The post xMatters Incorporates Stackdriver APM Metrics from Google appeared first on DevOps.com.

Assessment of Apache Impala Performance using Cloudera Manager Metrics – Part 1 of 3

Cloudera Engineering

In this blog post series, we are going to show how the charts and metrics on Cloudera Manager (CM) can help troubleshoot Impala performance issues. The post Assessment of Apache Impala Performance using Cloudera Manager Metrics – Part 1 of 3 appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog. CDH Cloudera Manager Impala Performance apache impala metrics performance queries tuning

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

Likewise, it’s even more important to shape your sales culture into one that is positive, accountable, and metric-driven. Gary Galvin will help you define metrics to drive success, empower your sales team, and create a culture driven by results and accountability.

Increasing Deployment Safety with Metric Based Canaries

LaunchDarkly

In September, Brandon Leach, Sr Engineering Manager at Lookout, gave a talk at our Test in Production Meetup on Increasing Deployment Safety with Metric Based Canaries. We began looking for ways to automate metric-based deployments in Spinnaker, so I this context what is a canary?

Two DevOps Metrics for Agile Teams & their Managers

Storm Consulting

They’ve been using just two DevOps metrics , the number of releases made per month and the number of incidents raised per month. Figure 1 Indicative figures showing positive jaws of DevOps metrics: releases vs incidents. DevOps Metrics #1 – Release frequency.

Monitoring Metrics You Can’t Afford to Ignore

The New Stack

In this article, I’ll talk about some of the most important metrics to consider for monitoring. Picking the Most Important Metrics. Let’s consider a couple of key metrics: Error Handling. So far, we’ve indicated two critical metrics to use for your application.

KPIs, Velocity, and Other Destructive Metrics

Allen Holub

"It is wrong to suppose that if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it—a costly myth." " –W. Edwards Deming The Deming quote at the top of this post is often twisted into something worthy of Frederick Taylor: "if you can't measure it, you can't manage it." " Deming would disagree. You can—in fact, must—manage things… Agility

Build Actionable Dashboards to Drive Your Business

Speaker: Jim O'Leary, VP of Product Management, and Brian Elmi, Director of Product Management, NTENT

Most product dashboard review lagging indicators rather than leading indicator and focus on the wrong metrics to move the business forward. How to define success metrics for new initiatives (product, marketing, etc) that align with your business needs.

Communities of Practice Measurement: Focusing on the Right Metrics to Grow Your Company’s Knowledge Capital

Luis Goncalves

Below are the five levels of values and metrics that you can use to evaluate the community of practice in your organisation: Immediate Value – refers to the valuable interactions or activities between the members of the community. The post Communities of Practice Measurement: Focusing on the Right Metrics to Grow Your Company’s Knowledge Capital appeared first on Luís Gonçalves. Making Sense of Your Company’s Knowledge Capital – Communities of Practice Measurement.

Knowing your metrics

Derek Huether

Know your metrics and the behaviors they drive. Everyone at your company should understand which metrics drive the business, and what behaviors they encourage. He went on to say, “Everyone needs to know how each metric fits into the big picture…why and how we’re measuring something, and how it’s relevant to performance.”. More directly, I would say metrics should capture the changing environment of your business so you can make informed decisions.

Startup Metrics

SoCal CTO

A post by Fred Wilson pointed me to Dave McClure's Startup Metrics presentation. Define what you need from a metrics and reporting standpoint. Startup Metrics for Pirates (SeedCamp, Sept 2009) View more documents from Dave McClure.

How Does Honeycomb Compare to Metrics, Log Management, and APM Tools?

Honeycomb

Metrics? Here’s the run-down, followed by some deeper discussion: Metric Analysis. Application Context For Solving Problems – Honeycomb fixes the “ Dimensions of Doom ” problem (also known as high cardinality), which is described in detail in the discussion of metrics below. There is no explosive cost increase or limitation due to contextual information (usually called “tags” or “labels” in metrics products). More than just metrics.

Turning Metrics into Dollars: How to Turn Your Analytics Data into a Real Financial Model for your Startup

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

You'll learn: How to turn basic dashboard metrics into a financial model. Some teams struggle to constantly optimize conversion rates without understanding the financial impact of those conversion rates. Sometimes that 0.1% increase isn't worth the engineering time we're spending!

How To Improve ITSM Metrics With a Millennial Workforce & Gen Z

Samanage

How the Tech-Savvy Millennials and Younger Generations Will Influence ITSM Metrics. This phenomenon could move the needle on a myriad of ITSM metrics beyond CSAT, as well. How to Leverage the Behavior of Tech-Savvy Millennials to Impact Your ITSM Metrics.

Not All Metrics Are Created Equal

N2Growth Blog

Here’s the thing – metrics are at best useless, and quite possibly harmful, if the wrong things are being measured. In today’s post I will attempt to provide some general guidelines that will be useful to any business attempting to create and analyze a valid set of success metrics.

The Insanity of looking at the “wrong” LinkedIn metrics on articles

Rapid BI

Looking at the wrong LinkedIn metrics? Are you guilty of looking and focusing on inefficient LinkedIn metrics? Looking at the wrong LinkedIn metrics? Why do we focus on some metrics […].

Metrics for Microservices

Kentik

KDE handles over 10B flow records/day with a microservice architecture that's optimized using metrics. And that leads us to metrics. Metrics. Health checks and series metrics. Graphed, time series metrics make obvious at a glance if new code is helping.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

dashboard of real-time metrics inside their primary application is all they need. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue.

Metrics: Are They Mapped With Your Business Objectives?

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Metrics: Are They Mapped With Your Business Objectives? You can measure almost anything in your business, but if those metrics don’t serve a real business objectives, they are just numbers with no real meaning.

Accountability & Metrics: My Journey To The Heart Of Great Leadership (Part 2)

Terry Starbucker

4) The right metrics & measurements are set up – Each position needs objectives measure of success, from both a personal, team, and company-wide perspective. Principle #6: Measuring, Monitoring And Managing With The Right Metrics. Let’s talk about metrics.

Getting to 85 - Agile Metrics with ActionableAgile Part 2

Scrum.org

In the first part of Getting to 85 – Agile Metrics with ActionableAgile we looked at the Cycle Time Scatterplot as generated by ActionableAgile software. Let’s take a look at another important chart and set of metrics the ActionableAgile can produce based on sample or custom loaded data – Cumulative Flow Diagram (CFD). . CFD Agile Metrics for Estimation.

Management Observation Program Best Practice 13 – Metrics and Results Communication

Strategy Driven

The post Management Observation Program Best Practice 13 – Metrics and Results Communication appeared first on StrategyDriven. Management observation programs serve to reinforce leadership expectations throughout the workforce.

Visualizing Information Most Important with Job-Based Metrics

CTOvision

That is why Bright added job-based metrics to their Bright Cluster Manager solutions. Users can now select a job that is currently running (or has recently run) and get metrics for both nodes and jobs. CPU usage metrics. Memory usage metrics. Katie Kennedy.

Do Your Business Process Metrics Measure Up?

Strategy Driven

Peter Fingar, co-author of Business Process Management : The Third Wave , then asks these measurement corollaries in his 2013 article “How Do Your BPM Metrics Measure Up?”. Link Metrics to Strategy – The metrics need to show how work impacts the company’s strategy. Look Ahead, Not Just Back – Metrics are not just to see what happened historically. Metrics should cause action today. Want to learn more about BPM metrics?

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 26 – Eliminate Low-Value Metrics

Strategy Driven

Over time, organizational performance measurement systems can grow to include hundreds if not thousands of individual metrics. While each metric contributes some value in establishing the overall picture of performance, not all metrics offer equal value in doing so.

HR Metrics #hr #shrm #cipd

Rapid BI

HR metrics For human resource departments and professionals around the world, one of the most often talked about topics is metrics of success. Measures that the function can use to demonstrate to the business leaders that they are not only adding valu. Business ecademy

Optimizing VoIP: Good Use Case for Enterprise Metrics And Monitoring

CTOvision

But CorvilNet enterprise metrics, monitoring and optimization support the full suite of enterprise applications and data required by modern organizations. By Bob Gourley This post was written on behalf of Corvil to help further the dialog on efficient IT operations.

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