AGILE METRICS


According a Smoothstack, agile metrics are an important part of an agile development team. They help measure development process, monitor productivity, work software quality, as well as predictability and health of products and development team. Here are 5 of some of the metrics you need to consider for agile development.



  1. Escaped Defects
    This helps identify the number of bugs after a build or release enters production. This metric should always be considered. Bugs after production always cause problems.

  2. Sprint Burndown
    This metric is usually presented as chart. It tracks the number of completed story points and ensures the team will complete the sprint scope in a given time.

  3. Velocity
    This measures the average story point completion of a team over several past sprints. This is a powerful metric because it can be used to predict how effective a team can be in upcoming sprints.

  4. Failed Deployments - This allows agile teams to access the overall number of deployments to either testing and production environments, or both. This also determines whether or not the the sprints or releases are ready for production.

  5. Failed Deployments
    This allows agile teams to access the overall number of deployments to either testing and production environments, or both. This aso determines whether or not the the sprints or releases are ready for production.

  6. Lead Time
    Lead time measures the total time of a story from the point it enters the backlog until the sprint end and release to the customer.

  7. Cycle Time
    This will help you measure the time or average speed a team does a task from start to its completion. Cycle time lets you identify arising bottlenecks quickly.