Measuring project health: Part One

From the developerWorks archives

Kurt Bittner

Date archived: December 20, 2016 | First published: January 15, 2007

from The Rational Edge: What project managers choose to measure as a gauge on performance generally receives the team's special attention. Naturally, project health depends on accurate metrics, but more importantly it requires that the right things be measured. This article describes some of the fallacies associated with traditional software project metrics, then focuses on effective measurement during the Inception phase.

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