“Our teams are getting more aligned and we’re getting things done faster. [Previously] we were looking at six to eight months per release, and now we’re down to only three to four months.” said one Chief Information Officer interviewed for the report.
Design Thinking saves money As a result of this better alignment and faster pace of work, Forrester discovered that design thinking teams are consistently cutting costs, reducing risks, and ultimately increasing profitability. One health and human services organization slashed the number of defects in their software product by well over 50% through the effective use of design and design thinking.
Design Thinking helps us work faster The rapid pace of change and disruption across all industries means it is critical for a company to get from a new idea to delivery in the market as fast as possible. IBM chairman Ginni Rometty emphasized this need for speed in her annual message to IBMers last January, “for us 2018 is about one word: acceleration!”