Target Results

The options to evaluate the targets against the chart data are listed under the ‘Target’ section. Following one are for the “Performance Objectives gadget” and down below you may find the respective for the ‘Performance Trend’ gadget.

Result options on Performance Objectives gadget

TargetResults Bar

Please find details for each of the options below:

Overall 180x120 1

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.

Distinct 180x120 1

Per x-axis item

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

BurnUp 180x120 1

Burn Up

Option convenient for project planing and release progress tracking.

BurnDown 180x120 1

Burn Down

Option convenient for Budget or Agile sprints tracking

PercentChange

Moving Average

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

PercentChange

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.

Result options on Performance Objectives gadget

Options to evaluate target against chart data on the ‘Performance Trend’ gadget

TargetResults Trend

Please find details for each of the options below:

Overall Trend 180x120 1

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.

Distinct Trend 180x120 1

Per x-axis item

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

BurnUp Trend 180x120 1

Burn Up

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

BurnDown Trend 180x120 1

Burn Down

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

PercentChange Trend

Moving Average

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

PercentChange Trend

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

GoodBad

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

Distinct 180x120 1

Positive Target

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

Distinct 180x120 Negative

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.