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  • Jason de Carvalho thinks this is interesting:

Consider the pattern in these four metrics shown in figure 4.3. It appears that velocity is stable, which is what you want to see. But for some reason the team isn’t building up more functionality in the automated test environment, as reflected by the trend in RTF. If the team was delivering results steadily, then you would expect to see RTF climb steadily.

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