Metrics: Good vs. Evil
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Pop quiz: What do earned value, burn-down charts, and coverage reports have in common?
They are all reporting a metric, sure. But you could have gotten that from the title. Lets dig deeper.
Lets start with earned value. Earned value is a project tracking system, where you get value points as youre getting along the project. That means, if youre 40% done with the task, you get,…