Increasing or decreasing movement can be tracked for any metric, but the Milestone story type identifies the highest or lowest that metric has been over a given time period (quarter, year, or all time).
Here are a few examples of how functional teams use Milestone stories:
Product teams use this story type to track product performance.
Marketing teams track marketing campaign performance.
Finance teams track financial performance.
A Product team found an increase in sales, as shown in this story.
When you are tracking multiple known metrics at a time a typical enterprise dashboard can help. What about all the metrics that you didn’t realize you needed to track so frequently that are also driving your business? Outlier identifies the record highs and record lows that you did not know you need to be tracking. Missing these small changes can have a big impact on your business.
A state confirms a record high with regards to an infectious disease, as shown in this story.