The Change Impact Matrix is a descriptive tool that details the scope of the changes that everyone involved in a project will face. The matrix is useful for presenting the project context to upper management when discussing the project status, schedule, and progress to plan.
The Technology Roadmaps ties technologies & product timetables together by indicating which core technologies will be mature enough to incorporate into a particular product release.
The Deliverable Hit Rate tool manages project cadence by monitoring the progress of completed tasks against a target over time.
Companies are measuring the wrong things and ending up with the wrong results. Many times we get stuck on measuring what’s easy instead of what’s useful. Predictive metrics are a solution.
In agile development, the team goes through the whole build/integrate/test cycle with the goal of solving the greatest number of user stories or requirements per build. Tracking the number of user stories completed per build combines many best practices into one easy-to-use system.