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When agile arrived on the project management scene just over a decade ago, it didn't take off like a bullet train. However, over time, agile has continued to gain steam. This article discusses how project managers can build a business case for agile adoption and convince stakeholders to get on board with agile. In doing so, it reports the results of a 2013 survey from agile software provider VersionOne, showing the number of organizations that plan to implement agile in future projects has increased to 83 percent from 59 percent the year before. It then lists three benefits that should be touted to the executive suite: greater transparency, more productivity, and better management of shifting priorities.
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