“Executive Dashboarding” Andy Carlson Rally Technical Account Manager Larry Maccherone Rally Product Owner Hey Larry, what should we call this thing? RIFFin’ On Dashboards Chuck and Keith A Riff • Wikipedia - In music, a riff is an ostinato; a repeated chord progression, pattern, or melody, often played by rhythmic instruments. The riff is the base of the musical composition. They are most common in rock music, funk, and jazz. In the music world… • Most musicians find influence from other musicians from their past. • Riffin’ is a common practice where musicians take a good idea from the past and make it their own So what? Teams need jumpstarts Dashboarding is easy, right? Create a Dashboard for your team to Riff off of! Executive Dashboarding • Who are your execs? • Do they care? • How can we make them care? Get On the Same Page • Use shared dashboards to create a consistent language across your business • If Execs aren’t engaged now, they will be when everyone is singing from the same sheet of music Create Consistent Visibility • Create consistent visibility • Link Execution to Strategy • Consolidation of practice • Consistency with Autonomy HOW? Changes as of last weekend! • Panels and Apps as one! Share • Larry walk through Copy & Riff Custom Gridding (tips from Larry) Experiment with queries in WSAPI (((((___))))) query operators tags.name Let’s make a custom grid! ODMI Framework better Measurement better Insight better Decisions better Outcomes Where do we start? • • • • Think roles… Think team level. Start small. Roll up! Starting Small • Which reports do we start with at a team level? Team Level Metrics Burndowns and Velocity Detailed Info about the team at your fingertips… Global “Project Hierarchy” Intended to represent Team Structure Use “planning projects’ to group programs Scope data across the “programs” to see aggregated data Throughput/Cycle Time Think Roles! Steve’s Dashboard The same concepts can be applied to Release level information… Portfolio Kanban to track Upstream Process (pre-dev) Portfolio Level Dashboards for Execs or the PMO Todd’s Dashboard Catherines MVP RPM Panels • #13 - How do I locate stories that are not connected to a Portfolio Item? • #14 - 14. How do I remove completed portfolio items from view? User Stories Associated with a PI? Here’s a treat! Larry’s Bad Data Panel • (((((KanbanState = "Accepted") OR (KanbanState = "In Test")) OR (KanbanState = "Walkthrough")) OR (KanbanState = "Merged")) AND (((FeatureToggleStatus = "") OR (ImpactonOps = "")) OR (Release = null))) Teams need jumpstarts Dashboarding is easy, right? Steal an example from today And riff… Make everyone happy! Dashboard Showdown!? • Whose got one? • What’s in it for you?