A Practical Guide
to Measuring and Improving Developer Productivity
Measuring developer productivity is essential to improving the speed of your software development lifecycle. However, misconceptions around the definition of productivity has resulted in unplanned downtime, resource burnout, and lengthy delays in shipment time. The reality is that a single metric like lines of code or number of pull-requests won’t do the job. Instead, organizations need to consider a variety of interconnected aspects based on their unique environment and goals.
In this guide, we’ll dive into developer productivity:
- What it is, why it matters, and who’s responsible.
- Which frameworks we recommend for your unique situation.
- Recommendations for ways to improve productivity consistently and sustainably over the long term.
- And much more!