The Future's So Bright We Gotta Wear Shades
Although there is an increase from last year's agile adoption rate, I'm reticent to compare the figures because I asked the question significantly differently. Having said that, I think it's safe to claim that Agile has crossed the chasm and should now be considered mainstream. It's time for traditional holdouts to take notice, because as many agilists have likely told you, you're clearly missing out on a good thing. DDJ
The survey was completed by 781 people over a one-week period in March 2007. It was promoted solely in Jon Erickson's blog on www.ddj.com. Some interesting statistics about the respondents:
The data from this survey, my previous DDJ surveys, the original questions, and a slide deck summarizing key results, can be downloaded from www.ambysoft.com/surveys/. My hope is that you can take advantage of these resources for your own purposes, and if you happen to discover anything interesting, please let me know so I can share it with others.