Quality metrics in Agile Software Development Projects

Kristīne Kārkliņa, Rūta Pirta


Nowadays, IT projects are becoming more complex and larger in scale. Stakeholders often experience difficulties assessing project quality attributes, such as progress, budget. Specifically adapted project metrics based on their descriptive features are beneficial tools for acquiring important information. The paper discusses metrics as an important project quality assessment method. It proposes using GQM method for selecting the most appropriate Agile project quality metrics. For metrics monitoring it explores popular cloud-based project management systems. An illustration of the approach is provided by two case studies with Agile projects in the public sector.


Agile project management; project metrics; project management systems; public sector

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DOI: 10.7250/itms-2018-0008


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