How to Increase Productivity for Your Software Development Team

3. Work in sprints to get more things done

Another proven way to increase and maintain productivity among teams is working in sprints. That’s the reason why you often see it in project management methodologies like Agile.

  • Escaped defect rate
  • Plan-to-do-ratio
  • The health and happiness metric

4. Set individual goals

It’s important to define specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely goals for your whole team to work towards as a unit. For instance, in the case of software development teams, the overarching goal is to produce a program, software, or app. However, you also need to break up that one big goal into smaller, bite-sized goals that individuals on your team can work towards every week.

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