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Benchmarking Agile Productivity: Don't Assume Success, Prove It

Published: 22 July 2009

ID: G00166306

Analyst(s): David Norton


We can only control what we can measure. Organizations looking to quantitatively and qualitatively manage their agile projects need to take practical steps to do so. Agile projects are not immune to our money-obsessed culture.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
  • Measure Real Business Value, Not Just Size and Productivity
  • Benchmarking Agile Projects Using the "Big Mac" Index
  • Moving to Absolute Sizing
  • Teaching a New Dog Old Tricks

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