Value stream management and data-driven insights have been hot topics these past few years, and interest will continue to grow. Late last year, Gartner put out a prediction that by 2023, 70% of organizations will be using value stream management in some capacity.

In order to do value stream successfully, however, companies need to understand the difference between value stream metrics and engineering productivity or source code quality metrics.

According to Manjunath (Manju) Bhat, research VP at Gartner, traditional DevOps metrics like release cadence, lead time, and cycle time can be useful measurements, but they don’t necessarily demonstrate business value.

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