Human Factors in Engineering, Fast Focus

W14 Fast Focus: Rethinking Team Metrics in 20 Minutes


2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Angela Dugan

Cloud Solution Architecture Manager


Are you still relying on the old standbys like percent complete, velocity, and burndown for monitoring the progress of your teams or projects? Those metrics may not be telling you what you think they are! In this fast-paced discussion, we'll talk about some of the pitfalls of commonly used metrics, and make the case for not so commonly used measures that give you the insights that you're really striving for.

You will learn:

  • Why it is so difficult to identify meaningful metrics in the software world
  • How to achieve a "metrics mindset"
  • The best types of quality-focused team metrics to focus on in an agile organization