A New Copy!

Chapter 11 of Daniel S. Vacanti’s Actionable Agile Metrics for Predictability: An Introduction (buy a copy today) is titled Interpreting Cycle Time Scatterplots.  Daniel Vacanti opens Chapter 11 with a reminder that, “your policies shape your data and your data shapes your policies.”  As a leader or coach, this missive is a reminder that you need to use data visualization as a trigger to ask what policies are in place and WHY they cause your data to look the way they do.

There are many common patterns that are useful triggers for discussion.  The trends Vacanti references in Chapter 11 include: (more…)

A New Copy!

We are back!  Today we begin Part 3 of Daniel S. Vacanti’s Actionable Agile Metrics for Predictability: An Introduction (buy a copy today) with Chapter 10 which  is titled, Introduction to Cycle Time Scatterplots. Scatterplots take us beyond the analysis of average cycle time (or even approximate average cycle time).  Scatterplots provide a visual representation of the data so we can begin to use the data to predict the future.
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