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This page will describe the Ranking

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section in Kiuwan Governance. 

Contents: 

Table of Contents

 

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The ranking page allows

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ranking applications (or applications grouped by portfolios)

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by a selected metric or indicator.

Ranking can be based on the following metrics/indicators:

  • Business Value
  • Lines of Code
  • Risk Index
  • Global Indicator
  • Effort to Target

 

Application Ranking

 
If no portfolio is selected in the Group by combo-box, the Ranking page will show applications

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ordered by the default selected criteria.

It will shows a top-10 graphic as well as a full list of applications. 

As an example, the next image shows applications sorted by higher "Effort to target".

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Click on the column names to select the ranking criteria.  

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The Ranking can be sorted in ascending or descending order.

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Click on the selected column to switch between ascending/descending.

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Click on the

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arrow on the left of the application

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to show complete information on that application.

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Information for the selected application includes:

  • The number of files in that application.
  • The lines of code that the application has.
  • The values of the quality main indicators: 
  • Effort to target
  • Quality indicator
  • The position of that application in the ranking, depending on its quality.
  • The distance to the top, measured in quality values.
  • The date of the last analysis run.
  • The quality model used in that last analysis.
  • The value of the complexity by function.
  • The number of defects found and the number of the ones muted, if any.
  • The duplicated code ratio.
  • The graphing of the quality main indicators mentioned above.
  • The graphing of the distribution in languages of the lines of code.

 

Portfolio Ranking

 
You can rank portfolios using the Group by combo-box and selecting a portfolio. 

The Ranking page will show then portfolios ordered by selected criteria.

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What is this used for?

For example, let's suppose that all applications are assigned to a Provider. It would be very interesting to know, for example, which are the providers

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with higher technical debt.

You can do it selecting the

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Provider

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portfolio in the

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Group by

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combo.

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In this way, you know at a first glance a ranking of providers based on technical debt.

You can also use filters to add more conditions to the selected criteria. 

For example, your company is going to develop a Java application and you need to know the provider with lower technical

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debt in Java.

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That provider would be the first candidate to assign the development.
To do it, you can use filters as the picture shows.

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When you have selected a portfolio to group the applications,

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click on the

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left arrow of a portfolio

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to show the applications contained in that portfolio.

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The Portfolio rows display the aggregated value of the portfolio based

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on the contained applications.

Portfolio values are calculated as follows:

  • Lines of code and Effort to are calculated as the addition of apps' values.
  • Risk index, Global indicator and Business value are weighted means based on apps' lines of code.

As mentioned above

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, clicking on the right arrow of an application will display the metrics of the last analysis.
 
 
 

 

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