How Agile Security Measures Can Help Software Vendors Increase Overall Business Efficiency


Agile security enhances the core ability to respond to business challenges resulting from the current disruption of the pandemic, a recent study from reveals.

The agile security execution enhances the key potentials that are needed to meet the current business challenges resulting from the global pandemic. This is what emerges from recent research by in association with CollabNet VersionOne for its “State of Agile” report.

About 60% of IT pros said adopting agility helped them accelerate time to market. Another group of professionals surveyed (around 41%) agreed that they can better manage distributed teams now. Almost 58% of workers said Agile improved the productivity of their teams.

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The study analyzed the agile adoption approach and the impact of COVID-19 in organizations – with the opinions of more than 1,100 IT and security professionals in different sectors and industry roles. in the world.

There is no doubt that such practices are priceless in these difficult times around the world. Some of the main highlights from the survey of how the long-term pandemic has affected agile business adoption are –

  • Almost 55% reported that their company planned to increase Agile use over the next 12-14 months. This is a remarkable 13% increase from the original survey previously conducted.
  • About 43% of companies noted that their momentum for agile acceptance has increased now. However, 15% said it had amplified considerably.
  • About 33% of IT pros noted that they had extended and increased adoption of agility from the early stages of the pandemic to tackle widely distributed teams.

This is because risk and compliance tend to increase as the value of identifying or measuring technical risk before deployment has increased by 54%. In addition, the criticality of automated audit compliance, as well as authorization through control, increased by 10% year over year.

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In fact, given the current market scenario, the Scaled Agile Framework, SAFe® is still the most common scaling method used by organizations. It is up 5% from last year and overtakes the second most preferred choice, Scrum @ Scale – at almost 19%.

In that case, Kim gokce, Sr. Director of IT Capabilities at The Coca-Cola Company explained in the company blog: “Our global migration to the cloud in recent years has allowed us to move to full virtualization in one day… Our employees have done proof of their agility by immediately reorganizing the work. For me, it was a “burn the ships” moment on our journey to agility. “

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