Managing IT: Metrics and Measurements

by Kevin Miller

The ability to measure and create useful metrics is an essential skill for all leaders. This course will teach you the ins and outs of measurements, exploring why you should measure, why you do measure, and what to measure.

What you'll learn

Many IT professionals want to take the leap into IT management. One of the necessary skills is a firm understanding of metrics and measurements. In this course, Managing IT: Metrics and Measurements, you'll learn why you should measure and specifically what you should and should not measure in practice. First, you'll explore critical success factors (CSFs) and key performance indicators (KPIs). Then, you'll gain the knowledge of various metric cascades, hierarchies, and categories. Finally, you'll delve into assessments, reports, and dashboards. When you’re finished with this course, you'll have strong knowledge of the importance of taking measurements and setting metrics, as well as the ability to complete ten toolkit templates.

About the author

Kevin's mission is to close the gap between IT departments and the businesses they support, by opening IT to change. His goal is not to change what IT does; it is to change how IT does it, by changing how IT thinks. Kevin's expertise is helping organizations of all sizes adopt and embrace agile methodologies for faster deliveries, reduced cost, and increased customer satisfaction. Kevin possesses numerous degrees and certifications, and over 20 years of progressive experience in a wide range of ... more

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