Making Metrics Practical - INCOSE

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Unformatted text preview: understand the set of them. The varied top ten objectives metrics cannot be directly ‘added’ to each other, to get a sum of improvements. But the % of progress towards the 10 different Goal levels can be added and averaged to get some idea of progress to date. We use an Impact Estimation table [Gilb 2005] to do this, and use the concept of % of goal achievement to have a unit of measure we can ‘add up’ for different objectives. Figure 3 gives one example. See the column “Improvements, %” to get some idea. You could add and average the % impact on goals achieved on this 9th week of 12 before release (75 of time to deadline) to get an idea of whether the projects are on track (75% or more improvement) or not. 10. Metrics are a generally good tool, until they are used carelessly, or to manipulate people. So we need • sound best practice standards • training • management leadership • quality control • a constant learning process The ideas and practices exist [All References], but the sound metrics culture and motivation to apply it is not there now, most...
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This document was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course E 515 at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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