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Comparative Agility

Leveraging the world’s largest Agile assessment database, you can quickly and reliably instill a data-driven continuous improvement culture by benchmarking your efforts against the CA World Index, your specific industry and your own organization at different points in time.

The results will provide you with a quick, yet comprehensive view of your company’s level of agility – from the team to the enterprise level - and help you make tactical, on-the-ground recommendations while shaping a long-term, enterprise transformation strategy.

Validated Content

Survey content created by the industry’s top authorities on organizational agility; statistically validated for confidence

8 Dimensions

Gain insights into critical dimensions of agility, including Teamwork, Requirements, Planning, Technical Practices, Quality and Culture.

Available in 8 Languages

Prepared for a global environment; Comparative Agility is available in English, German, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, French, Norwegian and Chinese.

Comparative Agility: The World's Largest Agile Assessment Instrument

Created by thought leaders Mike Cohn and Kenny Rubin in 2008, Comparative Agility contains more than 2 million data points, 30,000+ unique responses and information from more than 2000 organizations across the globe. Thought leadership, depth and quality of data is why leading companies rely on Comparative Agility to guide their data-driven approach to continuous improvement.

Organizational Insights:

Our agile assessment platform provides you with unique, industry-specific intelligence that inspires clear action. The agile survey will help you understand how your company is doing versus your competitive peers and will guide your improvements where it matters most.

Team Improvement:

Our agile assessment is an excellent complement to your individual team improvement efforts. Stop guessing and start knowing; taking the agile maturity assessment at the team level provides ScrumMasters and team members with a data-driven feedback loop to focus on matters unique to them.

Leadership Intelligence:

Agile and Lean leaders are continually striving to create an environment where their people can thrive, unleashing empowerment at every level. Our agile maturity assessment and analytics give innovative leaders the focus they need to make better strategic decisions and support people where they need it the most.

Culture of Continuous Improvement:

World class organizations recognize that without meaningful data on which to make decisions, improvements are based on "best guesses", politics and gut feel. Our validated agile survey enables companies to unlock a culture of continuous improvement, empowering their people to ask better questions and embrace continual learning.

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Agile Assessment

Business agility is not a destination – a company is never done “being agile.” Rather, becoming an agile organization entails continuously validating assumptions – and constantly learning to improve and adapting the way it operates. By utilizing Comparative Agility assessment and our data set you will be able to quickly identify strengths, opportunities and to define a concrete agile transformation strategy that is built on a culture of continuous improvement.

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Sample Questions

Management sets goals but doesn't tell team members how to achieve them.
Requirements are represented at different levels of detail based on how soon the team expects to implement them.
Technical team members and product owners collaborate in determining what features will be included in the release plan.
Technical Practices
Technical debt (i.e., accumulated undone or poorly done work) is made visible to both technical team members and stakeholders.
Testers are involved and productive right from the start of each iteration.
When faced with a situation where scope cannot be met with the allotted resources in the allotted time, the team's initial reaction is to prioritize and explore tradeoffs.
Iteration reviews are attended by product owners, stakeholders, and team members who provide actionable feedback.
Our customer(s) are more satisfied with the usability of our products than before.
Formal written documents are used to supplement rather than replace faster, more informal communication.
Top Features
  • Benchmark your performance against other companies in your industry
  • Quickly identify where you should invest your efforts and improve where it matters to your teams
  • Scale easily – perform analysis at the team, program and organizational levels
  • Deploy a data-driven continuous improvement strategy

Comparative Agility

Fuel data-driven continuous improvement efforts at the team, program and organizational levels through uncommon insights and actionable feedback.