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Kanban Calculations: How to Calculate Cycle Time

How do you turn your data into meaningful flow metrics

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Dec 14, 2016 • 4 min read
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Summary

Part of a series of posts from Daniel Vacanti, where he shares how to collect data, and to calculate cycle time and throughput, this article focuses on how to turn data into meaningful flow metrics by calculating the cycle time using start and finish times of work items. The calculation helps with prediction of completion time, and measuring the overall performance of your process.

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