Saying Why: Persona-Based Metrics With User Stories
This post discusses how to reframe metrics as user stories to improve their relevance and utility.
• By Will Hayes, Patrick Place
Agile Metrics: Assessing Progress to Plans
The role of metrics in a government program’s assessment of progress in an iterative, incremental delivery of a system.
• By Will Hayes, Patrick Place, Keith Korzec
Don't Incentivize the Wrong Behaviors in Agile Development
All too often, organizations collect certain metrics just because those are the metrics that they've always collected. Ordinarily, if an organization finds the metrics useful, there is no issue....
• By Patrick Place, Will Hayes
Agile Metrics: A New Approach to Oversight
There's been a widespread movement in recent years from traditional waterfall development to Agile approaches in government software acquisition programs. This transition has created the need for personnel who oversee …
• By Will Hayes
Five Perspectives on Scaling Agile
The prevalence of Agile methods in the software industry today is obvious. All major defense contractors in the market can tell you about their approaches to implementing the values and …
• By Will Hayes, Mary Ann Lapham, Suzanne Miller, Eileen Wrubel, Peter Capell
SEI Researchers Provide Congressional Testimony on Social Security
On July 14, 2016, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security convened a hearing on the Social Security Administration's (SSA) information technology modernization plan. This blog post, the …
• By Suzanne Miller, Will Hayes, Eileen Wrubel
Agile Metrics: Seven Categories
More and more, suppliers of software-reliant Department of Defense (DoD) systems are moving away from traditional waterfall development practices in favor of agile methods....