When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure.
Oh well. Let’s think about metrics anyway.
#yolo but first, some context
Give me a ruler and I know nothing. Give me also a reason and I will learn everything.
Metrics are meaningless without a purpose. For people who focus on writing and delivering software, metrics serve as a way to reason about the results of software delivery in the context and environment of the software.