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#### Pattern Ideas (not yet proven; brainstormed)

* [Don't Bother Looking](https://github.com/InnerSourceCommons/InnerSourcePatterns/pull/60)
* [Junkyard Styled Inner Sourcing](https://github.com/InnerSourceCommons/InnerSourcePatterns/pull/61)
* [Junkyard Styled Inner Sourcing](junkyard-styled-innersourcing.md)
* [Shared Code Repo Different from Build Repo](https://github.com/InnerSourceCommons/innersourcecommons.org/wiki/Shared-Code-Repo-Different-from-Build-Repo) - *Deal with the overhead of having shared code in a separate repository that isn't the same as the project-specific one that is tied to production builds.*
* [Incentive Alignment](https://github.com/InnerSourceCommons/innersourcecommons.org/wiki/Donut:-Creating-Developer-Incentive-Alignment-for-InnerSource-Contribution)
* [Change the Developers Mindset](https://github.com/InnerSourceCommons/innersourcecommons.org/wiki/Pattern:-change-the-developers-mindset)
* [Share Your Code to Get More Done - Likely Contributors Variant](https://github.com/InnerSourceCommons/innersourcecommons.org/wiki/Pattern:-Share-Your-Code-to-Get-More-Done---Likely-Contributors-Variant)
* [Introducing Metrics in InnerSource](introducing-metrics-in-innersource.md) - *Involve all stakeholders in designing and interpreting metrics to measure the current status in terms of health and performance of the InnerSource initiative.*

#### Pattern Donuts (needing a solution)

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[See our CONTRIBUTING.md for details on getting involved](CONTRIBUTING.md)

We encourage beginners seeking answers to jump in by creating ''donuts'' (problems without solutions). We encourage experts to pad their experience - these are hoped to become part of a book one day. Anyone can offer reviews and comments for [in-progress patterns](https://github.com/InnerSourceCommons/InnerSourcePatterns/pulls).
We encourage beginners seeking answers to jump in by creating ''donuts'' (problems without solutions). We encourage experts to pad their experience - these are hoped to become part of a book one day. Anyone can offer reviews and comments for [in-progress patterns](https://github.com/InnerSourceCommons/InnerSourcePatterns/pulls).

We work together via Github, Webex, Slack, etc. Do not hesitate to join the [#innersourcecommons](https://isc-inviter.herokuapp.com/) or #innersource-patterns slack channels and ask to be included in the [patterns meetings](/meta/meetings.md) (there is an email list).

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InnerSourcePatterns by [InnerSourceCommons.org](http://innersourcecommons.org) is licensed under a [Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/) License.

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# Title
## Title

Introducing Metrics in InnerSource

# Patlet
## Patlet

Involve all stakeholders in designing and interpreting metrics to measure the
current status in terms of _health_ and performance of the InnerSource
current status in terms of _health_ and performance of the InnerSource
initiative.

# Context
## Context

An organization is planning to apply or this is in the early stages of applying InnerSource. This would like to measure the current status in terms of 'health' and performance of the initiative, and if the expected outcomes such as an increase in the level of cross-divisional and cross-location collaboration are actually taking place.
This pattern applies to early stages of the initiative or are small in their scope, but they may be mature in their initial process and steps.


# Problem
## Problem

This organization may already have qualitative feedback from the
involved teams, but desire more objective information focused
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as they rely in the good will of some executive from the organization.

You may have a problem justifying the InnerSource effort when there is
a change in business priorities or business leadership. Then you need
a change in business priorities or business leadership. Then you need
something concrete to justify the program. A future problem you're
guarding against.

If there's a change in the C-level, metrics might be helpful to convince
them that InnerSource is useful.


# Forces
## Forces

People do not like to be tracked or measured.

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training on those.

Organizations collect vanity of any other type of metrics that do not
track business objectives' sucess or failure over time.
track business objectives' success or failure over time.

Metrics tend to become goals, will subsequently be gamed and thus meaningless.

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Tools and how they use them. There might be a learning curve in the discussion about metrics. And perhaps the tools do not support the metrics we're looking for.

# Solution
## Solution

Bring developers, middle managers and C-level to have a discussion
about metrics. And consider other roles out of the usual development process such as
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Have specific training on the topic of metrics and good practices
to use them. An example is to have a methodology to follow metrics such
as the Goal-Question-Metric approach or the Objetives-KeyResults one.
as the Goal-Question-Metric approach or the Objectives-KeyResults one.
On the other hand, try to update the metrics used to the short-term
and medium-term goals.

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Note: any proposed metric are just examples and not the ones that should be using. Depending on the selection of business goals to track, those will match with specific set of metrics.


# Resulting Context
## Resulting Context

The organization builds a monitoring infrastructure where the agreed
metrics will be the ones to be used.
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evolves and help them with their daily work.


# Known Instances
## Known Instances

## State

Unproven

# Authors
## Authors

- Daniel Izquierdo
- Tim Yao
- Clint
- Russ Rutledge
- Tom

# Acknowledgement
## Acknowledgement

- Georg
- Bob

# State

Early Idea

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