Chapter 3: Software Project Management Metrics. What is a Metric. A metric enables you to measure the quality of a factor. E.g., prototype, the metrics could be the number of defects reported for the prototype.
The goal of a metric:
There are four steps to create a metric:
The types of metrics commonly used by organizations include:
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Effectiveness of a deliverable is measured in terms of the quantity of the deliverable completed and the number of quality goals achieved.
Effectiveness = Quantity in % * Quality in % / 100