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.

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. The post What Quality Metrics Matter Most for DevOps?

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Faking Agile Metrics or Cooking the Agile Books

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Faking Agile Metrics — An Eye-Opening Exercise. Moreover, if the team fails to deliver on that metric something is wrong with the Scrum Team. Apparently, not faking agile metrics, or being transparent in this case, does not seem to be valued here.) .

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.

2019 State of Engineering Performance Management Report

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.

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. The post CloudBees: 2019 to Be Year of DevOps Metrics appeared first on DevOps.com.

DevOps Metrics That Matter

The New Stack

Why not re-examine quality metrics as well? Are “classic” metrics for automated tests, test case coverage and pass/fail rate important in the context of DevOps, where the goal is an immediate insight into whether a given release candidate has an acceptable level of risk?

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.

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.

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.

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.

Metrics Matter: The 4 Types of Code-Level Data OverOps Collects

OverOps

To answer this question, we recently created a framework that helps organizations pinpoint critical gaps in data and metrics that are holding them back on their reliability journeys. Code Metrics. Transactions & Performance Metrics. System Metrics.

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. More directly, I would say metrics should capture the changing environment of your business so you can make informed decisions.

Your 2-Part Metrics Audit for High-Value Products

Speaker: Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, Startup Patterns

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).

The Challenge of Scaling Metrics in Distributed Systems

DevOps.com

However, distributed systems are complex and as such, accompanied by many challenges, particularly when it comes to the scalability of metrics. The post The Challenge of Scaling Metrics in Distributed Systems appeared first on DevOps.com.

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.

A Simple Framework for Complex User Goals

Speaker: Hannah Stegen, Customer Service Manager, Crescendo

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.

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.

DevOps Quality Metrics Ranked: From Overrated Distractions to Hidden Gems

The New Stack

Yet, most of today’s go/no-go decision still hinge upon quality metrics designed for a different era. Why not re-examine quality metrics as well? What other metrics can help us ensure that the steady stream of updates are truly fit for production? The 20 Most Important Metrics.

Agile Performance Chains, Metrics, & Continuous Improvement

SolutionsIQ

When you mention metrics-driven coaching to an agile coach, you will often get an initial reaction that “Metrics are evil.” Metrics and the Agile Performance Chain. Over the past 10 years, adoption of metrics-driven coaching has been accelerating in the agile world.

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

xMatters Incorporates Stackdriver APM Metrics from Google

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Security Metrics that Actually Matter in a DevOps World

The New Stack

In this post, we describe which specific security metrics you need to help, instead of slowing down, your organization’s business processes. Which Security Metrics Actually Matter? Three High-Impact Security Metrics. Security Metrics Are Only the Beginning.

Agile Metrics Survey 2020 — Join Your Peers!

Scrum.org

TL; DR: The Agile Metrics Survey 2020. Let’s stop guessing and start crowdsourcing data and information on this critical topic: Who is using what metrics under which context to what success? Participate in the agile metrics survey now.

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

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

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.

Cost: A New Critical Metric for DevOps

CloudZero

However, there’s one metric your DevOps team might not be tracking: The cloud cost of their engineering decisions. DevOps is a very data-driven practice.

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.

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?

Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

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?

Article: Agile and late! End-to-end Delivery Metrics to Improve your Predictability

InfoQ Culture Methods

There are metrics that relate to the “Logical Six” potential sources of delay which are key to improve forecasting accuracy. The metrics can used to create a Root Cause RAG Progress Report – to share a more accurate forecast and clear mitigations. Planning Agile Estimation Project Management NoProjects Metrics NoEstimates Agile Value & Metrics Culture & Methods article

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

The New Metrics of Object Storage

The New Stack

Though a legitimate cost metric, it has the effect of making object storage one-dimensional and relegates it to archival use cases. These five elements, in addition to cost, are what define the new metrics in object storage. The new performance metric is throughput, not latency.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill