Some of the key datapoints in the survey:

  • Scrum and Scrum/XP hybrid increased adoption to 74% of the responses
  • Most important reason for adopting agile – time to market
  • Most important benefit in adopting agile – managing changing priorities
  • Largest barrier to adoption – management
  • Greatest concern with adoption – lack of upfront planning
  • Biggest cause of failure in agile – lack of experience (see chart above)