Data Overview Report

Unclear On The Concept: Business Leaders And Software Developers Disagree About Development Progress And Success

Agile Leaders Expect Developers To Know More Than They Do

September 13th, 2023
With contributors:
Chris Gardner , Diego Lo Giudice , Caroline Bonde , Kara Hartig

In highly successful organizations, software developers align their goals with the goals of the business. In most organizations, though, that’s not happening. Instead, the measures of progress and success for developers differ at every level of the organizational hierarchy. Measures shift up or down based on proximity to the corner office. Read this report to see what the people below you think developer progress looks like — and whether your boss agrees with you about how you measure development success.

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