How to measure productivity of the developers?
I was on my usual way to the office and suddenly realized that there is a WIFI connection in our public transport. I was just thinking about how to measure productivity of the bus drivers, police officers and more importantly developers. Why not google it if they granted us the free WIFI connection. I found this article
. Now I'm confused and not sure if to continue reading How to Measure Anything
How to measure productivity of the developers? It seems that I asked a wrong question. The right one had to be: “Is it even possible to measure productivity of developers?” But if we can’t reasonably measure that, how can we reward people for doing their work better? Actually how is “doing work better” defined and who is the person that can say whose results are better? If we are rewarding better results, aren’t we destroying their intrinsic motivation?
I have asked one simple question and got others instead of an answer. So I’ll ask one more: “Are you able to answer any of them?”