New Engineering Performance Industry Benchmarks — What does good look like?
New Engineering Performance Industry Benchmarks — What does good look like?
January 24, 2022

If you're a software leader, you’re always working toward continuous improvement. But often teams operate in a vacuum. A...

How to Develop Outcome-Based Engineering KPIs
How to Develop Outcome-Based Engineering KPIs
January 3, 2022

This is part I of Allstacks’ KPI Best Practices Series aimed at helping engineering teams measure what matters, stay ali...

Engineering Metric: Use Commit Size to identify risky code
Engineering Metric: Use Commit Size to identify risky code
July 8, 2021

Along with Commit Frequency and Commit Volume, Commit Size is another useful (and basic) engineering metric in Allstacks...

4 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Tracking Engineering KPIs
4 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Tracking Engineering KPIs
November 4, 2020

This is part II of Allstacks’ KPI Best Practices Series aimed at helping engineering measure what matters, stay aligned ...

Engineering Metrics: Commit Volume
Engineering Metrics: Commit Volume
January 10, 2018

The single most talked about developer metric is Lines of Code.  It’s been used since the early days of COBOL, and is st...

Engineering Metric: Don't Get Stuck, Get the Active Issue Metric!
Engineering Metric: Don't Get Stuck, Get the Active Issue Metric!
October 14, 2017

It’s inevitable. People get behind. As an engineering manager, one of your key jobs is ensuring that the development pip...