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VERSIONONE.COM 2EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AGILITY ACCELERATES THE DELIVERY OF BUSINESS VALUE VERSIONONE.COM The 11th annual State of AgileŽ survey found that enterprise agility is increasing throughout organizations and across almost all industries at an accelerated rate. For the ˜rst time, half of the survey respondents came from outside North America. While the largest number (23%) of respondents still worked for software companies, the number from non-software companies grew signi˜cantly in 2016. Respondents from very large organizations, employing more than 20,000 people, also increased. However, the survey also highlights that there is still a lot of opportunity for growth and that the momentum is far from slowing. While 94% of respondents said their organizations practiced agile, they also stated that more than half (60%) of their organizations™ teams are not yet practicing agile. Similarly, although 44% of respondents stated that they were extremely knowledgeable regarding agile development practices, 80% said their organization was at or below a fistill maturingfl level. Finally, the survey showed that many companies are now investing (71%) in DevOps. Just as the survey made it clear that there are still opportunities for increasing enterprise agility, it also made clear that there are many reasons for improving agility. 98% of respondents said that their organization has realized success from agile projects. Respondents stated that the top bene˜ts from adopting agile were accelerated delivery, better project visibility, improved team productivity, and management of changing priorities. Ability to manage changing prioritiesIncreased team productivity Improved project visibilityRespondents continue to cite the same top three bene˜ts of adopting agile for the sixth year in a row. 2#StateOfAgile realized success from agile projects 98%investing in DevOps 71%have less than ½ of teams practicing agile 60%at or below fistill maturingfl level with agile80%

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VERSIONONE.COM 3EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AGILITY ACCELERATES THE DELIVERY OF BUSINESS VALUE MEASURE ENTERPRISE AGILITY WITH BUSINESS VALUE One of the most notable trends from the survey is the importance of measuring how much business value your organization is delivering. This year business value has become a much more popular measure of an agile initiative™s success. Business value was cited as the second most popular measure (46%) of an agile initiative™s success, rising from fourth in the prior year. Conversely, it ranked as the eleventh most popular measure (23%) on a day-to-day basis. This highlights an important inconsistency between how more strategic areas of the enterprise are measuring success and how success is being measured at the team level. LOOKING FORWARD As more organizations™ enterprise agile initiatives mature, the need for consistent processes and tools for managing and measuring the ˚ow of business value across the entire value stream will become critical (or similar). To achieve this, enterprises will need to truly unify their agile portfolio planning, agile project management, and continuous delivery e˛orts. This will further decrease the use of spreadsheets and team-oriented point solutions as organizations seek a more enterprise-centric solution for unifying their Agile and DevOps initiatives and accelerating the delivery of business value across the entire organization. ENTERPRISE AGILITY SUCCESS With so much momentum and opportunity around agility, it is important to understand what the best organizations are doing to succeed. Executive sponsorship (48%), consistent process and practices (41%), implementation of a common tool across teams (36%), and agile consultants or trainers (36%) continue to be cited in the top ˜ve tips for successfully scaling agile. RECOMMENDED AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOLS This was the ˜rst year that more respondents cited using agile project management tools than spreadsheets. This is no doubt due to companies succeeding through implementing consistent processes, practices, and tools across teams. For the ˜fth year in a row, VersionOne had the highest recommendation rate of any other tool evaluated in the survey, even though only 20% or respondents used VersionOne. VERSIONONE.COM 3#StateOfAgile

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VERSIONONE.COM 4ABOUTTHE SURVEY The 11 th annual State of Agile survey was conducted between July and December, 2016. Sponsored by VersionOne, the survey invited individuals from a broad range of industries in the global software development community and was promoted far beyond VersionOne™s customer base at tradeshows and multiple digital channels. Thousands of responses were collected, analyzed, and prepared into a summary report by Analysis.Net Research, an independent survey consultancy. Only 20% of the respondents were VersionOne customers, indicating the range and diversity of respondents. 1RESPONDENTDEMOGRAPHICSSECTIONSize of Organization Size of Software Organization Location of Organization Role Industries Distributed Agile Teams 5556662COMPANY EXPERIENCE AND ADOPTIONSECTIONPersonal Experience with Agile Development Practices Company Experience Percentage of Teams Using Agile DevOps Initiative Reasons for Adopting Agile Agile Maturity 7777883BENEFITS OF AGILE SECTIONBene˜ts of Adopting Agile 94AGILE METHODS ANDPRACTICES SECTIONAgile Methodology Used Top 5 Agile Techniques Agile Techniques Employed Epic Estimation Unit of Measure Engineering Practices Employed Agile in Outsourced Development Projects 1010101111115AGILE SUCCESS AND METRICSSECTIONSuccess of Agile Projects Challenges Experienced Adopting & Scaling Agile How Success Is Measured With Agile Initiatives How Success Is Measured With Agile Projects 121213136SCALING AGILE Scaling Methods and Approaches Top 5 Tips for Success with Scaling Agile 1414SECTION7AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOLS SECTIONGeneral Tool Use and Preferences Use of Agile Management Tools Recommended Agile Project Management Tools 151617TABLE OF CONTENTS VERSIONONE.COM 4#StateOfAgile

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VERSIONONE.COM 5RESPONDENT DEMOGRAPHICSFor the ˜rst time, half of the respondents were from outside North America. While the largest number of respondents (23%) worked for software/ISV companies, that number declined from 26% last year. Respondents from very large organizations, employing more than 20,000 people, increased from 24% last year to 26% this year. Respondents who worked for organizations with: Respondents who worked for organizations with software groups with: Respondents were from: 50%North America28%Europe 2%Africa 5%South America10%Asia4%Oceania < 1,000 people39%1,001-5,000 people18%5,001-20,000 people17%20,001+ people26%< 100people32%101-1,000 people34%1,001-5,000 people15%5,001+ people19% PAGE - 6 ============ VERSIONONE.COM 6RESPONDENT DEMOGRAPHICS23%Industries respondents worked in: 15%13%19%6%5%14%2%3%Software (ISV) 23%14%12%6%6%5%4%4%4%3%3%3%3%2%2%8%Financial Services Professional Services Insurance Healthcare Government Telecom Transportation Manufacturing Education Internet Services Retail Media & Entertainment UtilitiesConsumer Products Public Services Ł Write-in responses were commonly Education, Consulting, Aerospace, Automotive, Hospitality, and Non-Pro˜t. Project/Program Manager Development Sta˜ Development Leadership Other (ScrumMaster or Internal Coach) Product Owner Business Analyst Consultant/Trainer IT Sta˜ C-Level Other* 1%86% of respondents had at least some distributed teams practicing agile. PAGE - 8 ============ VERSIONONE.COM 8COMPANY EXPERIENCE AND ADOPTION The vast majority of respondents (80%) said their organization was at or below a fistill maturingfl level. MATURITY3%No initiative to achieve enterprise agility 16%Experimenting with agile in pockets 60%Use agile practices and techniques but still maturing 11%High level of competency with agile practices across the organization 7%Enable greater adaptability to market with agile practices 3%Considering an agile initiative Improving project visibility (43%) moved up three places to become the fourth most popular reason stated for adopting agile this year and accelerating product delivery increased from 62% last year to 69% this year. *Respondents were able to make multiple selections.69%61%53%43%43%37%30%21%20%18%18%Accelerate product delivery Enhance ability to manage changing priorities Increase productivity Improve project visibility Enhance software quality Improve business/IT alignment Reduce project risk Improve team morale Enhance delivery predictability Improve engineering discipline Better manage distributed teams Reduce project cost Increase software maintainability 42%31% PAGE - 9 ============ VERSIONONE.COM 9BENEFITS OF AGILE Ability to manage changing priorities Project visibility Increased team productivity Delivery speed/time to market Team morale Business/IT alignment Software quality Project predictability Project risk reduction Engineering disciplineSoftware maintainability Managing distributed teams Project cost reduction 88%83%83%81%81%76%75%75%74%68%64%61%56%*Respondents were able to make multiple selections. PAGE - 10 ============ VERSIONONE.COM 10AGILE METHODS AND PRACTICES Scrum and Scrum/XP Hybrid (68%) continue to be the most common agile methodologies used by respondents™ organizations. 58%Scrum10%Scrum/XP Hybrid8%Custom Hybrid (multiple methodologies) 8%Scrumban5%Kanban 2% I Don™t Know <1% Agile Uni˜ed Process (AgileUP) <1% XP<1% DSDM/Atern <1% Feature-Driven Development (FDD) <1% Lean Startup 1% Lean Development 2% Iterative Development 5% OtherFrom 2015 to 2016, the use of Kanban grew from 39% to 50%; iteration reviews increased from 54% to 81% and iteration planning went from 69% to 90%. TOP 5 AGILE TECHNIQUES88%81%71%83%DAILY STANDUP ITERATION REVIEWS SHORT ITERATIONS RETROSPECTIVES }Iteration planning Daily standup Retrospectives Iteration reviews Short iterations Release planning Team-based estimation Dedicated product owner Single team (integrated dev & testing) Frequent releases Kanban Open work area Product roadmapping Story mapping Agile portfolio planning Agile/lean UX 90%88%83%81%71%66%62%55%54%50%50%45%38%35%25%22%*Respondents were able to make multiple selections. 90%ITERATION PLANNING PAGE - 11 ============ VERSIONONE.COM 11AGILE METHODS AND PRACTICES 51% of respondents are using agile practices to manage outsourced development projects. Respondents were twice as likely to say that the use of agile within their outsourced projects was going to increase in the future. Unit testing Continuous integration Coding standards Refactoring Test-driven deployment Automated acceptance testing Continuous deployment Pair programming Sustainable pace Collective code ownership Behavior-driven development Emergent design 74%61%56%52%40%36%35%32%31%31%16%15%*Respondents were able to make multiple selections. While the usage of XP as an independent methodology continues to decrease (<1%), the practices associated with XP are still prevalent. When conducting epic estimation, more than half of respondents said they used a point system. 51%POINTS 23%T-SHIRT SIZES 13%HOURS6%SWAG 6%OTHER 1%GUMMY BEARS 75 KB – 17 Pages