Splunk Adds Remote Workforce Metrics Dashboard

DevOps.com

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.

Some helpful tips for choosing metrics

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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.

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Metrics That Matter

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Make Metrics Matter: Measure What’s Important

DevOps.com

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 […].

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.

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.

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.

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.

A New Approach to Metrics

Honeycomb

And it includes metrics. And that brings us to today’s other big announcement: Honeycomb Metrics. Starting today in open beta, we’re announcing support for receiving metrics data directly in Honeycomb. Does that mean we’re no longer meh on metrics?

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.

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.

How to Build a Team That Embraces Metrics

DevOps.com

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.

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.

A Prescription to End the Myopia of Software Metrics

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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.

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.

Honeycomb Metrics modernizes the use of metrics for debugging cloud-native distributed systems

Honeycomb

New metrics feature helps customers bridge the gap between traditional debugging practices and modern systems, without compromising the powerful insights of observability. The Honeycomb query interface is awesome for metrics, just as it is for events.

Hooked on Service Metrics

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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.

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

Honeycomb Metrics Modernizes the Use of Metrics for Debugging Cloud-Native Distributed Systems

DevOps.com

New metrics feature helps customers bridge the gap between traditional debugging practices and modern systems, without compromising the powerful insights of observability.

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.

DORA Metrics to Measure DevOps Performance

Dzone - DevOps

DORA metrics can help shed light on how your teams are performing in DevOps. What Are DORA Metrics? Well, these metrics didn't just come out of thin air. devops devops performance dora metrics

Focus, Culture, and Metrics in a Remote-First World

Dzone - DevOps

culture metrics scaling remote working focus remote employees remote workforce management organization managementHow can you build and scale an effective remote organization?

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?

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.

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.

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?

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 are MTTx Metrics Good For?

Dzone - DevOps

Analyzing your system’s metrics shows you where to invest time and resources. A common type of metric is Mean Time to X or MTTx. These metrics detail the average time it takes for something to happen. Yet, MTTx metrics rarely tell the whole story of a system’s reliability.

[VLOG] Outcome Metrics As Scrum Team's Success Indicators

Scrum.org

The organisation along with the Scrum team should use outcome metrics as success indicators rather than output metrics like velocity or throughput or timeliness. But what are outcome metrics? Hey hey hey. What's good this week awesome people? I hope you had a great week folks.

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.

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.

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

InfoQ Articles

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

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.

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. When your operations dashboard is well-aligned with your business's goals and access to data is decentralized, that empowers teams at all levels of the organization to make decisions that drive the business. Join Jim O'Leary and Brian Elmi of NTENT as they share exactly what they've done to build successful dashboards. Using their methodology, you'll be able to plan out dashboards that are tailored to your business needs.

Observe Seeks to Put More IT Metrics in Context

DevOps.com

announced today it has updated it observability platform to add support for metrics based on time series data. The post Observe Seeks to Put More IT Metrics in Context appeared first on DevOps.com. Observe, Inc.

YDS: Planned vs Actual is a TERRIBLE Metric for Scrum Teams!

Scrum.org

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Planned vs Actual is a TERRIBLE Metric for Scrum Teams! Today's we explore "Planned vs Actual" and discuss why it's such a terrible metric for Scrum Teams.

Four Metrics Every Engineering Manager Needs to Monitor for Success

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Article: Lessons Learned about Developer Experience from the Platform Adoption Metrics @ Naranja

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Developer Experience Platforms Metrics Culture & Methods article

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.