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

Good Explanation

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.