Performance in Software Development; a question of metrics?
The evaluation of performance in software development, of a software development team, for an IT project will vary greatly depending on the type of metrics used.
This request for performance measurement in software development projects is constantly coming back and is a source of major concern for Managers; which is quite normal considering the low ratio of projects delivered in time… and costs.
The question remains: how is it that my real estate contractor is able to certify that my house with the specific ABC features will be delivered by June 30, but that my IT director not only fails to deliver my IT project (the expected functionalities) in the foreseen deadlines but can’t either tell me when, in the end, my IT project will be completed?
In our previous posts, we talked about types of management, process and innovation. In this post, we want to analyze and demystify the notion of metrics because it is she who will provide the performance indicators that will enable us to evaluate and compare ourselves …