Welcome to Agile by the Numbers

Welcome to Agile by the Numbers!

This series of articles delves into the sticky topic of Agile metrics. Let me state right off the bat that this is NOT focused on measuring the performance of an Agile team for purposes of benchmarking or report-card scoring, although you will get some nice data for this purpose if [...]

Agile velocity

Velocity is the primary measure of the performance of an Agile team.
The Agile manifesto values “Finished Software” as the primary deliverable of a team, and team velocity is an agile metric that measures that directly.
Measuring Team Velocity:
The previous article defines Agile success as:
The team’s ability to plan and complete a set of stories within a [...]