The Scrum Alliance has announced the release of its 2015 State of Scrum Report. Almost 5,000 individuals and companies in 108 countries participated in this year’s Scrum survey. Most organizations in the market today are still leading and managing under an Industrial Age model. Not only is the speed of change growing exponentially, Agile and Scrum frameworks are showing companies how to draw on the full talents and capabilities of those doing the work in order to continue innovating for success.
“Survey findings show where Scrum is today and where it is likely headed,” said Scrum Alliance CEO Manny Gonzalez. “It’s very exciting for us at Scrum Alliance to see these results. They indicate to us that we’re on the right path to Transforming the World of Work® as an organization and that Agile and Scrum practices are playing a significant role in that transformation.”
Key findings from the report include the observation that Scrum is growing rapidly, not only in software development but in industries well beyond software. The responses also indicate Scrum is positioned to help businesses tailor their efforts to the “Age of the Customer.” The report reveals the leading reason organizations are using Scrum is to deliver business value to their customers.
The data also provide intriguing insights into the role of certifications, the success of and Scrum across different industries and functional areas around the world, and the variables that most strongly impact Scrum.
To download a copy of the report, please go to http://scrumalliance.org/stateofscrum