Tagged: metrics

What’s Wrong With Agile Methods

Current agile methods could benefit from using a more quantified approach across the entire implementation process :t development, production and delivery. The main benefits of adopting such an approach include improved communication of the requirements and better support for tracking progress and getting feedback. This article first discusses the benefits...

Metrics for Better Software Teams

The article “Moneyball for software engineering” explains how metrics-driven decisions can build better software teams. The basic idea is that organizations can use statistical data to build more competitive teams. Most of us work in software project teams, but we rarely use metrics to identify strengths and weaknesses, set and...

Evaluate Your Project Performance with TSP

The Team Software Process (TSP) provides a framework to predictably and effectively build software-intensive products. It relies on data collected by team members to provide insight into how a software project is operating.

The Land that Scrum Forgot

As Scrum teams quickly release new software, Bob Martin recommends to monitor that the team is not hyper-productively making a mess! You have to make sure they are practicing the disciplines that produce data that can be measured. You use that data to measure the quality of the code they...