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Brief: The Latest Battleground Between Designers And Developers Is Front-End Development

The Democratization Of The Front End Creates A Highly Political Environment

October 29, 2015

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Why Read This Brief

Application development and delivery (AD&D) and customer experience teams are colliding when it comes to front-end development, user experience (UX), and design. Organizations want to bring user experience and design closer to the business. But they don't know to whom front-end developers should report: in the business or within central technology management groups. This report explores where and when organizations should be embedding front-end development into the business, and when front-end development must be owned by technology management groups.

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Table of Contents

  • Design And Development Groups Fight To Own The Front End
  • The Democratization Of Front-End Development
  • Experience Type And Maturity Dictate Level Of Shared Ownership

  • Invest In The Architecture, Tools, And People For Front-End Dev
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents