Why Do People Care About Agile?
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Agile culture, built upon proper business analysis, is imperative to business success because it can change companies for the better. It helps them reach their goals and flourish. “Agile methods allow teams to build higher-quality systems, with faster return on investment,” explained an article by InfoQ. “The short, built-in feedback cycle rapidly provides features that satisfy customers' real needs. Agile methods also provide more options for managing change and risk than traditional project management techniques.”
Here’s some quick facts to consider on Agile:
- Agile teams are 25% more productive
- Agile has helped 98% of companies become more successful
- After adopting Agile, companies have experienced an average 60% growth in revenue and profit
In fact, Agile Analysis is one of the fastest-growing specializations in business analysis, with a 26% increase from 2017 to 2021 according to the 2021 Global State of Business Analysis Survey. With the substantial growth in Agile over the past few years, we have curated a list of IIBA blogs on the topic of Agile for you to peruse.
- 3 Ways Business Analysis Can Help Agile Transformations Succeed
Why do so many organizations fail at agile transformation? Here's how agile business analysis can ensure agile transformations don’t fail. Read More.
- Agile Techniques Business Analysis Professionals Should Learn
71% of companies are adopting agile techniques. By learning agile techniques, business analysis professionals can remain relevant in their field. Read More.
- 7 Ways to Maintain Real-Time Customer Experience
The desire to become successful companies and create a recognizable brand means adhering to one of the important aspects of working with clients - real-time experience. Read More.
- Why More Companies are Moving to Agile During COVID-19
While Waterfall is a proven, mature methodology, businesses are rapidly adopting Agile during the pandemic. Here’s why.
- Why Good Analysis Skills are Needed for Agile Success
Agile project success doesn’t happen accidentally. It hinges on good analysis skills like these. Read More.
- The Agile Way
By definition, planning fits into a rigid world, where everything is written in advance and each action taken is predefined. Read More.
- Design Thinking in A Waterfall World
As much as we like to think we are now in a dynamic and agile world, most delivery initiatives are still some shades of agile and all shades of waterfall. Read More.
- What is Agile Business Analysis and How Can it Help Your Organization?
Companies in industries around the world are using agile. Those that do it right are finding a competitive edge. According to the 13th Annual State of Agile Report, Agile adoption is accelerating. Read More.
- The Rise of Agile Analysis
Agile analysis is trending, but why? How will the rise of agile analysis affect all business analysts? Becoming informed in this area will help to give you a competitive edge as a Business Analyst.Read More.
- Why Every Agile Team Needs a Business Analyst
Here’s the main reasons why every Agile team needs a business analyst.Read More.
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About The Author:
Tiffani Iacolino is a Product Marketing Manager at IIBA® and has 15+ years of marketing experience across the legal, technology, telecommunications, publishing, media, and professional services industries. She’s passionate about delivering meaningful products and solutions to the business analysis community, including IIBA’s latest offering the Cybersecurity Analysis Learning and Certification Program. Hailing from the Greater Toronto Area, she enjoys an amazing cup of coffee, running, and yoga -- between chasing her two adorable children!