Last month we shared Key Product Metrics to help Product Owners and organizations with measures around “ The What”. This month we follow up by exploring measures focused on delivery “The How” to provide Scrum Masters and Agile Teams with some tactical measures for continuous improvement to foster ongoing successful delivery.

 

Predictability

# Product Backlog Items(PBI’s) Forecasted

# PBI’s Completed

Predictability Index % (# of PBI’s completed / # of PBI’s forecasted)

# of PBIs added during the Sprint

 

Cycle Time

# Days from Start to “Done”

# Days from Start to Released

 

Measuring Flow & Identifying Bottlenecks 

Cumulative Flow Diagrams

 

Impediment Removal

# Impediments Raised

# Impediments Outstanding

Average Impediments Removal Time

 

Team Longevity

Scrum Team Member Changes Over Time

 

Team Health

Team Morale Surveys

 

Continuous Improvement

# of Continuous Improvement Items Implemented

 

Scrum Quality

Adherence to Scrum Framework