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State of Scrum Report Released

Press Release

For Immediate Release:

6/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

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Indianapolis, IN (June 24, 2013) — Scrum Alliance, a global professional society representing those interested in Scrum, announces the release of, “The State of Scrum: Benchmarks and Guidelines” report. This industry report is based on input from almost 500 business professionals in over 70 countries. The report was developed in conjunction with Projects@Work.com and ProjectManagement.com.

Key findings from the report include the observation that Scrum is growing rapidly, not only in Software Development, but in industries far beyond. In addition, the responses indicate that Scrum is positioned to help businesses tailor their efforts for the “Age of the Customer.”  The report reveals that the leading reason organizations are using Scrum is to deliver business value to their customers.

“The State of Scrum report is our first global study which looks at who is using Scrum and how they are practicing Scrum. The report provides a lot of statistics and an interesting outlook for Scrum moving forward,” said Carol McEwan, Managing Director of the Scrum Alliance.
 
To download the full report, visit: www.scrumalliance.org/why-scrum/resources.
 
About the Scrum Alliance
As a global professional society, Scrum Alliance is committed to advocacy, community, and education for Scrum practitioners. Members include over 200,000 Scrum practitioners, trainers, and coaches around the world. Scrum Alliance operates as a non-profit organization with a vision to transform the world of work.  Visit www.scrumalliance.org for more information.
 
About ProjectsAtWork
Publishing since 2001, ProjectsAtWork is the only online business-to-business magazine for the project and portfolio management industry, addressing professionals who have frontline responsibility for projects, programs and portfolios in a range of environments and positions, including project managers, PMO directors, senior-level executives and Agile teams.
 
About ProjectManagement.com
Since 2000, our mission has been simple: To make project managers more successful. ProjectManagement.com is the experience bridge that fills in the gaps—providing help to project managers in a number of ways. It is a community, your community, for project managers in information technology and other industries. We are your one-stop shop for PM answers, helping get you “unstuck”—and confidently meet every new challenge that comes your way with over 4K articles from industry experts, over 1K Deliverable Templates to save you time and more than 550K peer connections and experts to offer specific advice.
 
Media Contact:
Carol McEwan, Managing Director
marketing@scrumalliance.org
Twitter: @ScrumAlliance
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