Research/Spike/Build–Encouraging innovation while minimizing system risk

Blake Turner
Nov 22, 2018 · 7 min read
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Prototype code has no place in the master branch of a mature codebase.

What if instead of jumping straight from idea to production code, we introduce a few required steps along the way? On the Customer Experience engineering team at Bench, we decided to formalize that idea into three steps for implementing new technology: Research, Spike, and Build.

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