Process Framework Survey 2008 Scott W. Ambler www.ambysoft.com/scottAmbler.html
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2008 Process Framework Survey
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40% were developers, 20% were in management, 22% architects
78% had 10+ years in IT
17% worked in orgs of 1000+ IT people
Overall goal was to explore adoption and success rates of various process frameworks such as CMMI, COBIT, ITIL, …
Are People Applying Agile and CMMI Together?
Effectiveness of Agile and CMMI
We found the following success rates:
57.6% for CMMI-compliant traditional projects (107 responses)
56.8% for non-CMMI Agile projects (114 responses)
54.8% for non-CMMI traditional projects (172 responses)
53.4% for CMMI-compliant Agile projects (70 responses)
Statistically these numbers are the same
Framework Effectiveness According to Senior Staff
% of Senior Staff Who Had Never Heard of a Given Framework
Framework Effectiveness According to Developers
% of Primary Audience for a Framework Who Hadn’t Heard About it (But Should Have) Architect (37.5%) Zachman Architect (53.6%) TOGAF Project/Program/Portfolio Manager (69.5%) Prince2 Project/Program/Portfolio Manager (22%) PMI IT Manager (32%) ITIL IT Manager (52%) COBIT All (23%) CMMI Primary Audience (Not Heard %) Framework