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.

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.

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Metrics That Matter

DevOps.com

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

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.

Nine 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.

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.

Zero to Metrics-Driven Hero

Agile Alliance

2020 experience reports

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.

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?

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.

Creating Transparency with the Stakeholder Distance Metric

Scrum.org

In this article, we share an experiment that you can use right away: the Stakeholder Distance Metric. The Stakeholder Distance Metric helps to measure the distance from the people building the product to the people using or paying for it.”.

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. As someone who has purchased many drills in my life—and drilled my share of holes—this quote has always struck me as a bit, well, myopic.

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. Therefore, Agile metrics help development teams to measure the various aspects of the software development cycle, such as the product’s quality and delivery, and the productivity of the team. Agile Quality Metrics. Productivity Metrics.

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.) . The ‘cooking the agile books’ exercise about faking agile metrics is compelling yet straightforward and built on top of Goodhart’s law. Faking agile metrics can become significantly more subtle.

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.

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.

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.

Essential Metrics to Monitor Serverless on Amazon Web Services

The New Stack

Therefore, the first line of defense when making a serverless application more maintainable is getting a handle on the metrics that matter, and what they mean. In this article, we’ll explore the serverless metrics that are critical to your application’s health. Operational 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.

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.

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. 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 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 […].

Four Metrics Every Engineering Manager Needs to Monitor for Success

DevOps.com

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 metricsEngineering managers and leaders are charged with a challenging task every day: How do they support engineers to do their best work, and how do they know if their engineers are doing their best work? The former is easier than the latter.

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.

Communicating Business Risk: Why Existing Cybersecurity Metrics Fall Short

Tenable

While such metrics are invaluable in helping us manage the day-to-day operations of our teams, they fall short when it comes to finding a way to speak to our business leaders.

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.

6 DevSecOps Metrics for DevOps and Security Teams to Share

The New Stack

Here’s a primer on which types of goals security and DevOps can pursue collectively, and which metrics they can use to measure their shared progress. Why Share Goals and Metrics between Security and DevOps. Shared Metrics for DevOps and Security Teams.

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?

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.

How Positive Behavioral Metrics Can Boost Software Teams

Dzone - DevOps

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.

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. DevOps, DevOps Trends, Analytics

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. These selections give you a significant variety of ways to represent and highlight your agile metrics.

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. These performance metrics include things like throughput, or the number of transactions that occur during a given period of time, and response time baselines. System Metrics.

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.