In this video, learn the essential Agile key performance indicators and how to calculate them.
- Agile teams track their progress … very differently than Waterfall teams. … Specifically, where Waterfall teams track their progress … by milestones and time, Agile teams track their progress … by completion of distinct features. … Time is tracked, but only as a way of managing commitment, … not to report on achievement. … So when Agile teams are estimating their features … and user stories, they use story points. … Story points are simply a method for relatively sizing … the effort needed to get the work item done. … So a story, then, is a collection of tasks … that will get the work item completed. … And those steps, those tasks, include everything … from design to build to test, and even user acceptance. … So just like Waterfall teams, Agile teams … also track at multiple levels. … The primary method of tracking is at the sprint level. … At the sprint level, Agile teams use a burndown chart … to help them understand where they are relative to … their overall commitment to work items for the sprint. …
- Waterfall vs. agile life cycles
- Strengths and weaknesses of each method
- Choosing your framework
- Measuring team progress
- Conducting a blended measurement