Improve How Your Scrum Team Uses Metrics

Scrum.org

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.

Visualization Shines a Light on IT Metrics

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

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Engineers, Stop Hoarding Your Metrics

Dzone - DevOps

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.

Metrics That Matter

DevOps.com

The post Metrics That Matter appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

What E-Commerce Performance Metrics Are CTOs Monitoring?

In this eBook, Danny Miles, CTO of Dollar Shave Club, reveals an efficient framework for thinking about and prioritizing the performance metrics that matter most to him, providing a blueprint for fellow e-commerce CTOs to follow as they evaluate their own business.

Evidence-based Management: Gathering the metrics

Scrum.org

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.

Getting Metrics Into Honeycomb

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.

Research Results: Key software architecture metrics

Apiumhub

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.

Zero to Metrics-Driven Hero

Agile Alliance

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A Prescription to End the Myopia of Software Metrics

DevOps.com

The post A Prescription to End the Myopia of Software Metrics appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Practice BizOps software development software metrics“People don’t want a quarter-inch drill. They want a quarter-inch hole!,” Theodore Levitt, Harvard Business Review.

Business Monitoring Systems: Using ML to Analyze Metrics

This whitepaper discusses how automated business monitoring solutions like Yellowfin Signals revolutionize the way users discover critical and relevant insights from their data.

Is It Time to End the Software Metric Madness?

DevOps.com

The post Is It Time to End the Software Metric Madness? Blogs Business of DevOps DevOps Practice Leadership Suite BizOps devops software delivery 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. 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.

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.

What Quality Metrics Matter Most for DevOps?

DevOps.com

The way we develop and deliver software has changed dramatically in the past five years—but the metrics we use to measure quality remain largely the same. Despite seismic shifts in business expectations, development methodologies, system architectures and team structures, most organizations still rely on quality metrics that were designed for a much different era. The post What Quality Metrics Matter Most for 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 Analyze Incidents Better With the Right Metrics

Dzone - DevOps

This document will contain everything from incident metrics to the narrative of those involved. These metrics aren’t the whole story, but they can help teams make data-driven decisions. But choosing which metrics are best to analyze can be difficult. Introduction.

How Agile Metrics can Boost your Product Development Process

RapidValue

That said, businesses need to be acquainted with an aspect of Agile called the agile metrics to effectively reap the benefits. What exactly is Agile Metrics? . Metrics could be defined as a system or a standard of measurement. Agile Quality Metrics. Productivity Metrics.

Article: Key Sprint Metrics to Increase Team Dependability

InfoQ Articles

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?

Four Metrics Every Engineering Manager Needs to Monitor for Success

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The post Four Metrics Every Engineering Manager Needs to Monitor for Success appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Practice Enterprise DevOps developers DevOps engineers engineering managers upstream metrics

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Customer loyalty – the new metric for success

Beyond B2B

Utilities must figure out what the consumer-of-the-future looks like before they can begin to command their loyalty. Integration & APIs Business Transformation

Enterprise service management: Which metrics matter most?

TechBeacon

With organizations accelerating their digital transformation initiatives during the COVID-19 pandemic, metrics for enterprise service management (ESM) in 2020 were broadly focused on aligning the business and reducing downtime.

Agile Metrics — The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Agile Metrics. Suitable agile metrics reflect either a team’s progress in becoming agile or your organization’s progress in becoming a learning organization. At the team level, qualitative agile metrics often work better than quantitative metrics.

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.

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.

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.

Scrum Master Interview Questions (4): From Metrics to Kicking off Scrum to Scrum Anti-Patterns

Scrum.org

Please find the latest subset from the 47 Scrum Master interview questions to identify suitable candidates for the role of Scrum Master or agile coach: agile metrics, how to kick-off Scrum, and Scrum anti-patterns. Agile Metrics. Question 40: Suitable Agile Metrics.

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Atlassian Embeds Metrics for Measuring DevOps in Jira

DevOps.com

Suzie Prince, head of product for DevOps at Atlassian, said rather than organizations having to acquire and deploy separate tools to track DevOps metrics, Atlassian is moving to incorporate those capabilities in […].

Agile Metrics for Scrum Masters (Part 1): Done Increment Every Sprint

Scrum.org

How can you evaluate your success as a Scrum Master using metrics? Agile metrics is a complicated topic with no one-size-fits-all solution. And it can be quite easily translated into metrics for Scrum Masters to use to evaluate if they are still on track to reaching their goals.

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.

13 DevOps Metrics for Increased Productivity

Dzone - DevOps

metrics devops and agile devops 2020 devops approach devops at scale measure productivityDevOps improves software delivery speed and quality through a list of practices that pursue an agile mindset. The terms that first come to mind when you mention DevOps are continuous integration, continuous delivery and deployment , collaboration, automation, and monitoring. DevOps means different things to different teams.

Tencent Cloud Makes Metrics and Data Monitoring More Efficient Through Integration With Easy-To-Use Grafana

DevOps.com

The post Tencent Cloud Makes Metrics and Data Monitoring More Efficient Through Integration With Easy-To-Use Grafana appeared first on DevOps.com.

Do Your SOC Metrics Incentivize Bad Behavior?

Palo Alto Networks

The following post on SOC metrics is adapted from the book, “Elements of Security Operations,” a guide to building and optimizing effective and scalable security operations. Another poor metric is counting the number of firewall rules deployed. SOC Metrics That Matter.

6 proven metrics for DevOps success

TechBeacon

Not having the right metrics is just one of the many ways that DevOps initiatives fail. Many teams struggle to identify the key performance indicators that will demonstrate to management why DevOps matters and how it affects business results.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

CloudBees: 2019 to Be Year of DevOps Metrics

DevOps.com

While DevOps has come a long way in terms of understanding and adoption, 2019 is going to be marked by a concerted effort to applying metrics to DevOps processes. Applying those metrics will not only substantiate the value of adopting DevOps, they also will provide the impetus many organizations need to close a variety of […]. The post CloudBees: 2019 to Be Year of DevOps Metrics appeared first on DevOps.com.

How Positive Behavioral Metrics Can Boost Your Software Team

Exadel

As IT professionals, you understand the benefits of establishing clear metrics to gain visibility into how your organization is driving value. The right metrics provide insights into what the organization needs to change and where it is winning.

Using metrics to find the pain points in a legacy codebase

Xebia

The post Using metrics to find the pain points in a legacy codebase appeared first on Xebia Blog. Metrics Software Development Sonar TDD Test TestingWhen you are new to a codebase, you may realise that it’s new for you, but not new to the world. It’s code that has been around for ages and is hard to change, it’s hard to maintain. This is legacy code by definition, and it’s your job to work with it. Even if code […].

5 Essential Test Metrics Every Company Can Use

Dzone - DevOps

Test metrics are essential in creating reports that accurately measure the success of your testing initiatives. Because of this, most companies have put some sort of test tracking in place, however, most companies struggle to find the right test metrics to ensure executive buy-in.

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

Every business asks the same question: How can we increase revenue? Gary Galvin is here to answer that question. He will help you define metrics to drive success, empower your sales team, and create a culture driven by results and accountability; because when your team clearly understands what path they’re on and why they’re on it, they are that much more likely to achieve results.