Model Overview Report

Supercharge Your Development Transformation With The Forrester MAD Model

A Deep Dive Into How To Optimize Developer Value

May 25th, 2023
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Caroline Bonde , Kara Hartig


The Forrester Modern Application Development (MAD) Model is the foundation for development optimization and differentiation, with a central core focusing on business value, standard processes enabling it, and value-added activities surrounding these processes. This report explains why the traditional software development lifecycle (SDLC) is no longer sufficient and provides technology leaders with a deep dive into the key components of the Forrester MAD Model.

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