Target Results

Performance Objectives gadget

Full metric data: Shows overall % of target completion against full metric data loaded on the chart. The default target presentation available for all Target types.

Per x-axis item

Shows % of completion at the top of each x-Axis item. Available for all target types.

Burn Up

Option convenient for project planing and release progress tracking.

Burn Down

Option convenient for Budget or Agile sprints tracking

Moving Average

Re-calculates the arithmetic mean of accumulated metric with each x-axis item. Available only for ‘% of Avg’ target type.

Per x-axis item (% Change)

Same icon as the above is used to present the ‘Per x-axis item’ in ‘% Change’ because it is closer to expected outcome. The ‘% Change’ target type does not support ‘Moving Average’ presentation of the target results.

Performance Trend gadget

Full metric data

Shows overall % of target completion against full metric data loaded on the chart on Performance Trend gadget. The default target presentation available for all Target types.

Per x-axis item

Shows % of completion at the top of each x-Axis item on Performance Trend gadget.

Burn Up

Option convenient for project planing and release progress tracking on Performance Trend gadget.

Burn Down

Option convenient for Budget or Agile sprints tracking on Performance Trend gadget.

Moving Average

Re-calculates the arithmetic mean of accumulated metric with each x-axis item. Available only for ‘% of Avg’ target type.

Per x-axis item (% Change)

Same icon as the above is used to present the ‘Per x-axis item’ in ‘% Change’ because it is closer to expected outcome. The ‘% Change’ target type does not support ‘Moving Average’ presentation of the target results.

Positive & Negative Results

Exceeding target might be seen as positive or negative depending on the particular target definition.

Positive Target

The default target result presentation. Exceeding the target is assessed as good thing.

Negative Target

For example target based on the number of defects or the time for first response of support request might be seen as a negative. Exceeding of which is assessed as Bad thing.