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Metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Enterprise Architect provides a facility to create and view Metrics that can be assigned to any element, including Packages and elements representing solutions. A number of Metric Types have been provided in the base product, but these types can be changed to suit an organization's needs. Alternatively, if more detail is required a requirement could be used to create the Metric and a number of Tagged Values added to record the detailed information.

Setting metrics on an element in Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect.

Element Project Management Metric

Project Management Metrics can be added to any element in the repository. Typically they will be added to elements like solution Components as a way of indicating how effective it is in meeting the objectives and how well it is performing. These details can be added to the notes of the Metric.

Learn More: Project Management Items

Tagged Values

When detailed properties need to be assigned to a metric an element such as a Requirement could be Stereotyped as a metric and a number of Tagged Values could be added to record this information.

Learn More: Tagged Values