• While 41% of organizations are jumping into Agile waters without requiring a specific certification of their employees, 54% either agree or strongly agree that a certification such as the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) improves their chances of sustained success.
  • Culture is king in the Agile world—and according to a majority of respondents, organizations must create cultures that encourage collaboration in order to deliver value to their customers. This includes fostering self-organized teams and active support from management. Scrum facilitates all of these success factors.
  • Scrum is the overwhelmingly preferred Agile method, used by 40% of respondents. The second-most popular method is Kanban, often using many elements of Scrum, a noteworthy trend as organizations seek to find for themselves what works for their specific domains and needs.