Setting review & collaboration targets

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Overview

Our review and collaborations report package provides a way for software teams to see the ground truth of what’s happening in the code review process. You can create your own organizational targets for each set of metrics, Submit, Review and Collaborate. Setting targets for each metric will assist you in improving the effectiveness of your team’s code review process as a whole. Set your targets based on your historical organizational trends.

Set customized targets 

Step 1: To get started navigate to the Settings menu. Under Report Settings click Targets in the left-hand navigation. 


Step 2: On the following page you will see four tabs. Below is a summary of the target metrics you can set for each:

Code - Here you can set your code fundamental metric targets

Submit

  • Responsiveness - calculated in hours
  • Comments Addressed - calculated in a percentage 
  • Receptiveness - calculated in a percentage
  • Unreviewed PRS - calculated in a percentage

Review

  • Reaction Time - calculated in hours
  • Involvement - calculated in a percentage
  • Influence - calculated in a percentage
  • Review Coverage - calculated in a percentage

Collaborate

  • PR Distribution - calculated in a percentage
  • Time to Resolve - calculated in hours
  • Time to First Comment - calculated in hours
  • Follow-on Commits - numerical value
  • Reviewer Comments - numerical value
  • Sharing Index - numerical value

For each tab you can tab you can set targets at various levels

A.) Organizational level targets

B.) Team targets

C.) User targets

Tip: Setting Team or user level targets will override the org targets for the Team or the user.

Step 3: To add targets, click on the box you want to change and type in the numeric value you want to override it with. A blue check mark will appear to indicate your changes have been saved.  

Where will I see my targets?

Submit targets

 Org level targets

Your submit targets will be visible in the Review collaboration report. Your organizational level targets will be visible at all times unless you have set up team level or contributor targets. 




Team level targets

Your team level targets will be visible when filtering to the specific team in the Review collaboration report.



User targets

Your individual user targets will be visible when selecting an individual from the submitter column. 


Review targets

Your review targets will be visible in the Review collaboration report. The team level and individual targets can be found similarly to the submit targets, indicated above. 

Collaborate targets

 Org targets

Your collaborate targets will be visible in the PR resolution report, with the exception of the knowledge sharing target. This target will be visible in your Knowledge sharing report. Your organizational level targets will be visible at all times unless you have set up team level or contributor targets. 


Team targets

Your team level targets will be visible when filtering to the specific team in the PR resolution and Knowledge sharing report.


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