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Table 9 Spearman’s correlation between Perceived Benefits adopting Agile, 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 14
Company size [1]               
Company experience [2] 0.30***              
Visibility [3] 0.21*** 0.33***             
Productivity [4] 0.10* 0.29*** 0.67***            
Quality [5] 0.11* 0.32*** 0.68*** 0.76***           
Cost [6] 0.12** 0.31*** 0.58*** 0.71*** 0.67***          
Simplify development [7] 0.12* 0.29*** 0.64*** 0.72*** 0.70*** 0.68***         
Engineering discipline [8] 0.12* 0.27*** 0.65*** 0.68*** 0.70*** 0.62*** 0.70***        
Team morale [9] 0.16*** 0.28*** 0.68*** 0.72*** 0.70*** 0.61*** 0.70*** 0.72***       
Change management [10] 0.21*** 0.35*** 0.71*** 0.69*** 0.67*** 0.65*** 0.69*** 0.66*** 0.76***      
Time-to-market [11] 0.16*** 0.31*** 0.65*** 0.67*** 0.60*** 0.70*** 0.67*** 0.64*** 0.68*** 0.73***     
Risk management [12] 0.16*** 0.33*** 0.66*** 0.69*** 0.69*** 0.63*** 0.66*** 0.67*** 0.69*** 0.71*** 0.66***    
Distributed teamwork [13] 0.17*** 0.27*** 0.46*** 0.44*** 0.48*** 0.56*** 0.48*** 0.50*** 0.46*** 0.47*** 0.49*** 0.51***   
Business and IT alignment [14] 0.21*** 0.35*** 0.65*** 0.65*** 0.67*** 0.62*** 0.65*** 0.65*** 0.65*** 0.72*** 0.67*** 0.72*** 0.54***  
Maintainability [15] 0.06 0.29*** 0.64*** 0.73*** 0.78*** 0.67*** 0.70*** 0.72*** 0.68*** 0.66*** 0.62*** 0.68*** 0.53*** 0.72***
  1. N = 471
  2. Significance levels: *** p \(<\) 0.001, ** p \(<\) 0.01, * p \(<\) 0.05