Iterated PRs

Tags: Flow

Iterated PRs is the percentage of merged pull requests that have at least one follow-on commit.


Which reports use Iterated PRs?

You can see Iterated PRs in Team health insights. 

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What does Iterated PRs measure?

The Iterated PRs metric helps you see how many of your team’s submitted pull requests require additional work before being merged.

A high percentage of iterated pull requests could indicate that the initial PR is lacking in quality or is not aligned with requirements.

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How is Iterated PRs calculated?

Iterated PRs is calculated as the total number of pull requests with a follow-on commit divided by the total number of pull requests.

The follow-on commit can be made by either the pull request submitter or a reviewer.

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What data is included in Iterated PRs?

A pull request counts toward Iterated PRs if it is a merged pull request.

Pull requests are not counted toward Iterated PRs if:

  • they are created by a user who is excluded from reports
  • they are created by a hidden user
  • they are an excluded pull request
  • they are from a deleted repository

Note: User view rights and permissions also impact how specific users will see Iterated PRs.

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