One metric to rule them all
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This week: Effective metrics, state of the industry: Startup Edition, the poison of billable hours, sunsetting a legacy product.
Fabian Streitel on what makes a good metric—to help understand which projects are at risk, ensure continuous improvement, and inform long-term planning.
In a 45-question survey from 126 startups, engineering leaders indicate that metrics like completed tasks and code readability are still the top ways that engineering leaders are measuring developer performance.
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Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.
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