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Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Seven Key Metrics to Improve Agile Performance

It’s been said: If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. For most agile teams burndown charts and some type of velocity measurement are all they are doing. However, with just a few more metrics, you can gain substantial insight into how teams are performing and identify improvement opportunities. Andrew Graves explores seven key metrics―Effort by Class of Service, Accuracy of Estimation, Cost per Point, and four others―to measure how your team is doing and make adjustments in real time. Andrew illustrates how to use these metrics to communicate progress to stakeholders. Discover how to use these metrics to identify and analyze trends that lead to performance improvement ideas and strategies. Learn how to use these seven metrics to monitor the impact of changes made to verify they are bringing the hoped-for difference.

Andrew Graves, InterContinental Hotels Group

Andrew Graves is a strategically-oriented agile coach, specializing in transitioning organizations to agile. This includes preparing senior management and business partners for changes resulting from agile’s introduction, and working with development teams to help them understand and adopt the principles of the agile framework. Andrew’s focus in the past few years has been on the successful implementation of agile principles and practices for various customers in the insurance, financial services, manufacturing, and hospitality industries.

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