Why Unclear Directives Hinder App Development
App developers struggle to understand unclear requirements and are often put in a holding pattern because of changing expectations and a lengthy approval process.
42% of application development and delivery professionals are unable to keep up with new and changing requirements, and 40% struggle to understand unclear requirements.
41% are held back by long documentation and approval processes, and 41% lack coordination among groups.
67% encounter problems due to missed requirements at least biweekly, and 88% do so at least quarterly.
As a result of missed requirements, 49% are using app analytics to gather direct feedback from real users to improve customer satisfaction.
47% are investing in better tooling solutions to support the requirements process.
42% are providing requirements/analysis training for team members.
42% are managing scope in terms of outcomes, not requirements.
38% are taking advantage of user stories and collaborative discussions to better understand needs.
Improved business/IT alignment: 65%, Increased customer satisfaction: 63%, Faster time-to-market: 57%