What metrics should Product track?

Our team gathered seven key measurement buckets that lean into the Agile mindset and allow Product to track success. Let’s review!


Backlog Health Index

# of Ready Stories / Target # of Ready Stories for three sprints



PO Time (self assessment- 33.3% desired for each)

% time with Scrum Team

% time with Stakeholders

% time thinking, working, & re-prioritizing Product Backlog



Customer Feedback Frequency (validated learning)

# Releases past 30 days

# Releases YTD

# Releases targeted for next 30 days



Value Delivery

Business Value released past 30 days

Business Value released YTD

Business Value targeted for next 30 days




Business Value / Unit of Effort


# escaped defects (outside the sprint)