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Table 8 Spearman’s correlation between reasons for Agile adoption, company size, and experience

From: The evolution of agile software development in Brazil

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Company size [1]              
Company experience [2] 0.30***             
Managing priorities [3] 0.09 0.14**            
Productivity [4] \(-\)0.04 \(-\)0.04 0.11*           
Quality [5] \(-\)0.06 0.05 0.16*** 0.19***          
Business and IT alignment [6] 0.10* 0.07 0.31*** 0.07 0.26***         
Visibility [7] 0.07 0.11* 0.21*** 0.16*** 0.19*** 0.32***        
Time to market [8] 0.10* 0.11* 0.19*** 0.16*** 0.04 0.14** 0.23***       
Simplify development [9] \(-\)0.04 0.13** 0.09* 0.22*** 0.23*** 0.04 0.08 0.21***      
Engineering discipline [10] \(-\)0.08 0.07 0.15*** 0.15*** 0.29*** 0.13** 0.24*** 0.11* 0.33***     
Cost [11] \(-\)0.10* 0.05 0.12* 0.23*** 0.20*** 0.18*** 0.18*** 0.18*** 0.25*** 0.25***    
Maintainability [12] \(-\)0.17*** 0.02 0.19*** 0.19*** 0.52*** 0.25*** 0.17*** 0.09* 0.27*** 0.36*** 0.38***   
Team morale [13] \(-\)0.04 0.04 0.16*** 0.14** 0.24*** 0.20*** 0.30*** 0.11* 0.22*** 0.30*** 0.17*** 0.34***  
Risk management [14] \(-\)0.02 0.14** 0.29*** 0.11* 0.23*** 0.30*** 0.30*** 0.07 0.17*** 0.22*** 0.29*** 0.28*** 0.43***
  1. \(N=471\)
  2. Significance levels: \(^{***}p<0.001\), \(^{**}p<0.01\), \(^* p<0.05\)