Welcome to the State of Software Delivery Management Survey

The ability to effectively deliver software is vital to disruptive and digital transformation business strategies. However, many organizations today are facing significant challenges in managing multiple interdependent supply chains to deliver software. These challenges are important to overcome to achieve agility. With agility, businesses are able to pivot and adapt quickly to changing conditions - an important trait in the current business environment. This survey will examine the current state of SDM across enterprises and will focus on organizations’ ability to achieve impactful business results by efficiently delivering software. The results will enable your organization to benefit from the research, in effect using them as a benchmark to compare with their current software delivery results.

Thank you for your participation.

Sanjeev Sharma, Lead Author
Principal Analyst, Accelerated Strategies

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* 1. How well do you believe you measure or quantify the cost of delay of delivery of features?

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* 2. Are you able to directly or indirectly tie business impact due to delay in delivery of features?

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* 3. Can you break down cost of application development and delivery by functional area?

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* 4. How effective are you at estimating the cost of defects found after release?

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* 5. Are you able to prioritize development of features based on the expected business impact?

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* 6. Do your release plans include well defined plans to 'promote and articulate' the value and usage of new features to your end users?

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* 7. Do you measure 'Net Promoter Score' (NPS), and if yes, what percentage of your new features released are tracked to a change in NPS score?

0 - we do not measure NPS For some applications For 100% of our releases
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* 8. Do you believe you still have organizational silos that are preventing the free flow of information and the ability to collaborate?

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* 9. How well have you succeeded in breaking down 'silos' in your organization as a result of adopting approaches like DevOps?

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* 10. Do you have good quality data from across the toolchain to accurately report on development progress and release timing so all stakeholders are prepared?

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* 11. As a percentage, how much visibility do you have to software delivery metrics gathered from tools across multiple applications and projects in your organization?

No Visibility Some Visibility 100% Visibility
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* 12. (Half-way mark) What is your favorite Science Fiction TV show?

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* 13. Is your organization's 'Lead Time' to delivery of features trending positive (becoming shorter) for your entire organization?

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* 14. Do you focus on 'Deployment Frequency' as a key metric to measure team productivity?

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* 15. What change failure metrics do you track and measure?

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* 16. Do you measure time spent by developers on retiring technical debt, vs working on new features?

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* 17. What percentage of their day-to-day activities can practitioners (developers, testers, engineers, etc) perform without the need to open a ticket?

0% activities require opening a ticket 100%. We are a ticket free zone
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* 18. How effectively does your automation provide 'guardrails' that allow practitioners to operate freely and experiment, while ensuring that they do not violate compliance requirements, security policies, enterprise best practices?

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* 19. What percentage of your compliance, security, and process/best-practices checks are automated?

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* 20. How engaged are your security and infosec teams during the software delivery process?

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* 21. The tools you use for Software Delivery include (select all that apply):

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* 22. (Demographic Questions) In what country do you live?

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* 23. Approximately how many employees work at your company? (Globally)

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* 24. What department do you work in?

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* 25. Which of the following most closely matches your job level?

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* 26. In what locations or countries does your business operate?

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* 27. Would you like to participate in a phone interview as part of our search? (optional)

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