Team metrics are an essential aspect of running a successful team that will help improve productivity and team morale. These three tips will help you get started with team metrics:
- Team metrics provide insight into how well the team is functioning as a whole unit
- The tools required for team metric track vary depending on which metric(s) are being tracked
- Tracking these different metrics can be done by either yourself or with assistance from others
Team metrics are an important topic for team leaders to understand, and it’s also a hot-button issue for team members who are constantly working on projects. You may have noticed that team productivity tends to suffer during the summer months when team members take vacations out of town or work from home. It’s not uncommon for team leaders to become frustrated with their team if they notice a dip in productivity over time. Start by understanding what motivates each member of your team. Create a project goal that each member can contribute to. Set team member check-in times with team members.