Trends Report

Brief: Fast Feedback Accelerates Software Time-To-Market

Expedite Time-To-Market By Reducing Developer Friction

November 18th, 2015
Michael Facemire
With contributors:
Christopher Mines , Claudia Tajima , Peter Harrison


There is nothing more destructive to developer productivity than context switching — moving from one development task and environment to another. Yet individual developers must do this constantly, simply due to the time it takes to report feedback on code quality. Meanwhile, product management wonders why projects run over time and budget. This brief investigates the impact of feedback time on developer productivity and identifies tools and best practices for application development and delivery (AD&D) pros that development shops are using to break this cycle.

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