Agile software development methodologies provide many benefits including reduced time to market, lower defect rates, and more accurate requirements tracking. The greatest benefit, however, is the lower cost of development realized when agile processes are followed. This paper describes Strategic Data Systems’ experience with agile software development, and demonstrates the financial benefits of following an agile process.
In the rush to meet business demands and expedite time‐to‐market, IT offerings often proceed at the
expense of the user experience (UX). How does this impact results and what can you do to avoid it? These
issues were addressed during our recent event: This Product Sucks! Business Impacts of Usability
Breakdowns. This report is a summary from that discussion, featuring the ROI companies can achieve through a broad range of UX investments.