MDD - Part 1 - Quantitative Metrics for Agile/Scrum Teams

You may have heard about widely known practices as TDD – Test Driven Development, or ATDD - Acceptance Test Driven Development or the less known BDD - Behaviour Driven Development or the resurgence of HDD - Hypothesis Driven Development. What is Metric Driven Development (MDD)? Metric Driven Development is defined as the practice where metrics is used to drive the entire product development cycle. The use of just-in-time metrics to drive rapid, precise and granular product iterations. In an organisation who uses MDD, where everything from performance to usage patterns is measured. Every single decision is used by the development team is based on metrics.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

Why are agile metrics important? So how do we recognise behaviours to transform a team into a high performance agile team.
Come and learn about Metric Driven Development (MDD)– The presentation will help you learn the key principle of MDD which are:

  • Metrics which are applicable to metric owners
  • Layered metrics and correlated trends
  • Use metrics to when undertaken decisions
  • Categories of agile metrics • Quantitative metrics • Motivation vs Measurement
  • Leading vs Lagging agile Metrics

Metrics applicable to various agile frameworks Outline of Session agile metrics, such as

  • Velocity
  • Burn-down charts
  • Burn-up Charts
  • Lean – Lead times
  • Lean – Cycle time
  • Cumulative Flow Diagrams

How to use agile metrics to influence the agile teams decision making?

Learning Outcome

How do leaders, coaches, Scrum masters and even team members use agile metrics to build a high performance team. Discuss the science of statistics, economics indicator and forecasting trended and how they apply to agile delivery

Target Audience

Agile coaches, Scrum Masters, Program Managers, Release Train Engineers, Chief Scrum Masters, Lean Leaders

Prerequisites for Attendees

Some experience in agile frameworks like SCRUM, LEAN, LeSS and SAFe.

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