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Software Development Metrics

Measure what matters to thrive in chaos.

MetricValueClarityExecution
Velocity
Sprint Burndown
Release Burndown
Cycle Time
Cumulative Flow
Flow Efficiency
Code Coverage
Code Stability
Code Simplicity
Code Churn
Technical Debt Score

Time until Valuable Commit

Good architecture and documentation, speeds this up.

Software development has significantly more time in maintenance, building upon than initial creation. Good architecture means a new developer can make a meaningful contribution in the shortest possible time.

Good architecture also enables extracting code for reuse in other applications.

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