Forrester Research has released a new report titled “The State of Agile in 2017: Agile at Scale,” which documents the state of agile software development among enterprise application development teams. It found that 42 percent of enterprises are deploying agile and DevOps at the same time. Other key findings included the following:
- 50 percent of respondents say culture and behavior are the top impediments to agile adoption.
- 44 percent say their organizations lack skilled project owners on the business side.
- 20 percent have applied agile company-wide, but most have only partially adopted agile practices.
- Companies that deploy agile and DevOps together experience faster solution delivery (84 percent), more frequent releases (88 percent) and faster business value (88 percent).