I tried everything in the industry: planning vs. execution, burndown charts, story points, time estimation. Finally, Velocity opened my mind.
Data drives concrete improvement.
95% increase in Pull Request Throughput.
54% decrease in Pull Request Size.
76% decrease in Cycle Time
Boaz scrapped his existing KPIs around deviation from planning and started setting benchmarks according to Velocity metrics. Rather than looking at planning vs. execution, tasks per day and uptime, he started tracking pull request throughput, pull request size, reverts and rework (how often a contributor edits recently merged code.)