Fundamental mindset change—responding to change is more important than following a plan
Focus on Customer Value
Deploy value early and often
Apply lean techniques
Deliver Chunks of Functionality Incrementally
Capabilities and Stories
Stories always shippable
Constant interaction with Customers
Reflect and Learn Continuously
Agile Development * A software development philosophy that values: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan *www.agilemanifesto.org
Close to half (41%) of the 121 responding organizations have more than 1,000 employees, 27% have between 100 and 1,000 employees, and the remainder have 100 or fewer employees.
Twenty-three percent of responding organizations have annual revenues of over US $1 billion, 19% have annual revenues between $100 million and $1 billion, another 22% have annual revenues between $10 million and $100 million, and the remaining 36% have annual revenues of under $10 million.
Financial services account for the largest single industry sector (with 22% of respondents);