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Project Evaluation: Defining Success Metrics

Project Evaluation: Defining Success Metrics


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Overview/Description

Effective metrics play an important role in ensuring the success of a software project. In this 13-video course, learners will discover how metrics are used to evaluate projects and explore various types of Agile metrics including Lean, Kanban, and Scrum. Begin by examining the importance of the tasks performed by a project analyst in ensuring project success. This leads into an overview of metrics as a measurement tool to evaluate performance. Learn the essentials for project metrics; various types of Agile metrics, and the Agile metrics that are commonly used to evaluate Agile projects. Learners observe how to decide the right metric, qualities that make a metric powerful; recognize details required to define a metric; and how to set benchmarks for effective metrics. Next, learn how to recognize the correct way to evaluate projects by using metrics, and discover best ways to present information gathered using metrics. The final tutorial covers reviewing and improving metrics, or the need to reassess effectiveness of a metric as a criterion for success.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.7

Lesson Objectives

Project Evaluation: Defining Success Metrics

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • describe the importance of the tasks performed by a project analyst in ensuring the success of a project
  • identify metrics as a tool to evaluate performance
  • recognize the key parameters of a project to measure
  • identify the various types of Agile metrics
  • describe the Agile metrics that are commonly used to evaluate Agile projects
  • recognize the qualities that make a metric powerful
  • recognize the details required to define a metric
  • specify the need to set benchmarks for effective metrics
  • recognize the correct way to evaluate using metrics
  • describe the best ways to present information gathered using metrics
  • identify the need to reassess the effectiveness of a metric
  • summarize the key concepts covered in this course
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    Expertise Level
    Beginner