Trends Report

Integrate Design Thinking Into Agile Development

It's Time To Apply DevOps-Style Collaboration To The Front End Of The Software Life Cycle

February 3rd, 2017
AB
Allegra Burnette
With contributors:
Diego Lo Giudice , Christopher Mines , Amy Homan , Andrew Reese

Summary

Customers' rising expectations for software that meets their needs have disrupted traditional software development cycles. To address the quality-at-speed challenge, design and development teams need to blend upstream design thinking techniques with downstream Agile development practices. But most shops struggle to do so as a result of organizational and operational barriers. This report will help application development and delivery (AD&D) pros understand the best practices of integrating design thinking into Agile development.

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