Data Driven Retrospectives

Tags: Flow

Course Overview


Using the code fundamentals in Retrospectives


Using the PR resolution in Retrospectives


Using the review & submit fundamentals in Retrospectives


Using the review and collaboration


Summary and recap

For further information, see Retrospectives.pdf.


Learning Checks

What two metrics in the Review & Collaboration report help us understand “speed of feedback”? 

  • Unreviewed PRs and Influence. 
  • Responsiveness and Reaction time. 
  • Influence and Review coverage. 

What two metrics in the Review & Collaboration report help us understand “thoroughness of feedback”? 

  • Unreviewed PRs and Influence. 
  • Responsiveness and Reaction time. 
  • Influence and Review coverage. 

What is the difference between the Review fundamental metrics and the Submit fundamental metrics? 

  • The Review fundamentals look at how team members are handling their own work in the code review process, whereas the Submit fundamentals look at how team members are handling others’ work in the review process.  
  • The Submit fundamentals look at how team members are handling their own work in the code review process, whereas the Review fundamentals look at how team members are handling others’ work in the review process.  

Which two metrics in the PR Resolution report are most commonly used in team retrospectives? 

  •  Time to First Comment and Time to Resolve.
  • Time to First Comment and Avg. Comments per Review.
  • Avg. Comments per Review and Number of Follow-on Commits.

See LC M2_ Retrospectives.pdf for correct answers.

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