Tag Archives: Metrics

Getting the most out of your team

I recently saw some interesting discussions and posts regarding team velocity, metrics, and how to get the most out of a technology team. The original question was about how to increase a team’s velocity. The conversation was interesting & I … Continue reading

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Emotions Rule — Regardless of Facts

Ran into an interesting post by Seth Godin that got me thinking (yeah, that can be dangerous). Regardless of the amount of data, many, if not most decisions people make have more to do with how they feel about things … Continue reading

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Do Measurements Matter? (does a watched pot boil?)

There’s long been a debate about the role of metrics in software development organizations. There was the old adage that went “If its important, then its important enough to measure.” More recently, one of the proponents of that mantra, Tom … Continue reading

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