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This is the second article in our Tactical Guide to a Shorter Cycle Time five-part series. A low Time to Open (time between the earliest commit in a pull request and when the pull request is opened) had the highest correlation to a short Cycle Time. The top 25% of engineering orgs open pull requests in under 3 hours on average. The industry median is about one day, and the bottom 25% take over two days to open a Pull Request in under 2 hours.