In terms of current Agile approaches, Scrum leads the way, take a look at the stats
Whereas, in more findings, it was revealed that:
- 19% of the participants used Scrum for up to a quarter of their projects that fall outside of IT, the
majority (38%) of which are in R&D, operations or production.
- 60% of the survey participants used Scrum regularly.
- 39% used Scrum more broadly throughout their business as one of their project management practices, while 16% used it exclusively for software development projects. 46% of the participants are deploying and managing Scrum projects within a Project Management Office (PMO), and 24% feel that managing and deploying Scrum projects this way is effective and successful.
- In terms of business priorities for Scrum projects, 41% feel that fulfilling customer needs is highest, while meeting budget, time and scope constraints as well as engaging in projects that drive innovation and market share followed with 36%. In terms of providing customer satisfaction while using Scrum, 27% feel having active senior management support is vital, and 22% say a clear set of business goals for what gets achieved is necessary. That is why over half felt that cultural influences such as an open and collaborative environment—and empowered/self-organizing Scrum teams—are vital for facilitating Scrum; that can only be achieved through active support of management and clear business vision.
- 32% of the respondents felt that delivering customer value was most valued by their organization’s executives for the delivery of Scrum-based projects. 34% of the participants felt that Scrum was successful on at least 75% of the projects for which it was deployed, and half feel that they will very likely use Scrum further in their organizations.