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SPACE Framework for developer productivity

The SPACE framework to measure developers productivity:

S – Satisfaction & Well Being
P – Performance
A – Activity
C – Collaboration & Communication
E – Efficiency & Flow


Satisfied developers deliver additional value to end users by writing higher quality, more secure software faster.


Performance is the outcome of a system or process.


Activity is a count of actions or outputs completed in the course of performing work.

Communication & Collaboration

Active code sharing with internal repositories, discussions and strategic technical alignment are all practices deeply tied to the innersourcing model.

Efficiency & Flow

An uninterrupted period of time to be able to focus on delivering tasks related to project work items. Achieving a prolonged flow means more task completion in a day and greater overall satisfaction with work, thus a virtuous cycle of productivity.

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