Multi-Team Flow Metrics

Capability Template Details

Multi-Team Flow Metrics

Enables a team of Agile Teams (i.e., Agile Release Train, Value Stream), who require tight cohesion, to measure performance in Time to Market.

Ideal For

Teams and/or Leaders of any Multi-Team Effort (i.e., Agile Release Train, Value Stream)


Works of thought leaders that influenced the Growth Criteria, assigned Stage, and associated Outcomes.

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Capabilities by Dimension

3 total capabilitys


• Multi-Team Backlog Item Work in Progress
• Multi-Team Backlog Item Cycle Time
• Multi-Team Backlog Item Throughput

Capability Growth Criteria Example

Multi-Team Backlog Item Work in Progress

What is the average amount of backlog items (i.e., features, epics) being worked on by the Multi-Team Effort simultaneously compared to the total number of teams contributing to the Multi-Team Effort?

Starting (0)


Developing (1)


Emerging (2)

One Less

Adapting (3)

Three Less

Optimizing (4)

Five less