SCRUM AND SAFE® ARE STILL SOLIDLY IN THE LEAD
Scrum is again reported as the most widely-practiced agile “methodology”, with at least 72% of respondents practicing Scrum or a hybrid that includes Scrum. 30% report that SAFe® is the approach their organization follows most closely, with Scrum of Scrums coming in a distant second.
ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE STILL MATTERS
Once again, the survey responsesOnce again, the survey responsesindicate that organization culturalissues remain the leading impedimentsto adopting and scaling agile. Generalresistance to change, inadequatemanagement support and sponsorship,and organizational culture that is atodds with agile values rank as the topthree challenges.
DEVOPS TRANSFORMATION IS IMPORTANT
Organizations, year over year, show increasing importance of their need to understand and implement DevOps and its core technical practices of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery while also focusing on how those technical practices paired with increasing Test Automation can transform the culture between the Development and Operations organizations. Organizations and their teams want to address the visibility and delivery speed challenges they have with DevOps and its technical practices but struggle to understand where the best place to start is because many DevOps transformations start as “bigbang” efforts.