June 9

Quantifying platform engineering impact at Wise

In this talk we’ll be sharing our approach to measuring and quantifying the impact of our platform tribe. Based on our four Northstar KPIs (productivity, stability, efficiency and risk), I will share how we translate improvements in our KPIs to financial impact that the business understands.
Talk abstract

It’s not always obvious to stakeholders outside the platform engineering domain (and even inside) how impact can be quantified and compared to initiatives of product engineering. How do we know how much effort a platform initiative is worth? How do we know if it is worth investing more resources? How can we communicate our impact to the business in a way they understand?