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Improve Agility, Speed and Predictability With 4 Essential DevOps Toolchain Performance Metrics

Published: 13 August 2018

ID: G00345569

Analyst(s): Colin Fletcher, Christopher Little


The goal of many DevOps initiatives is to provide new code in production as quickly as the business needs it. I&O leaders should use essential metrics to understand and improve I&O performance of their DevOps toolchains.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adopt a Systemic View
  • Focus on Business Goals
  • Track Factors That Govern Flow
    • Lead Time
    • Cycle Time
    • Cadence and Segment Throughput
    • Handoff Times

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