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Organize Metrics - A New Process Goal

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We recently released the 5.2 version of the Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit, and in that release we added three new process goalsIntake WorkOrganize Metrics, and Measure Outcomes.  The focus of this posting is the Organize Metrics process goal, depicted in Figure 1.

 

Figure 1. The Organize Metrics process goal diagram (click to enlarge).

Organize metrics process goal

As the name implies, this process goal describes strategies to organize the metrics approach within your team. This strategy will be driven both by your team's culture and skills as well as the needs of your stakeholders - your metrics will likely need to "roll up" to the program or portfolio level.

Your metrics strategy will focus on several important questions:

  • What is the focus of our measure strategy?
  • How will we communicate measures both within the team and externally to our stakeholders?
  • How will we measure?
  • What types of measures will we take and communicate?

Where this goal focuses on how to measure, the Measure Outcomes goal describes what to potentially measure.

 

 

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