“There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” – Peter F. Drucker
It’s not a surprise that many teams have a love-hate relationship with metrics. For some, it’s a pure waste, for others a useful tool.
What does it mean to have meaningful metrics in the modern software development world? Is there a valid reason for collecting data and can we successfully manage without it?
During this short talk we will look into some common patterns and try to identify the most widespread pitfalls of metrics and see how to derive the most benefit from collected data?