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Does anyone use metrics for software development projects?

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James Simpson
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I am looking for other project managers that use metrics for software development metrics - to discuss what metrics they use, how they use them etc...

Examples of metrics are bugs-found vs. bugs-fixed over time, bug-severity-breakdown over the past 14 days, task-close-rates by developer over time  etc....  These are normally graphs of one sort or another. They generally add to the indicators that a particular methodology/approach uses (Agile, Prince2 etc..)

I use these extensively - as do a few other project managers I know from my days at Microsoft. I am looking for others who use them or are interested in using them. If you do/are, either reply here - or mail me.