When clear design objectives are articulated into values and characteristics of the product then all teams who collaborate around design have mindshare. Discussions cut incisively to the core of design challenges and get solved much faster without the drag of a struggle. As silos dissolve, design velocity and capacity invariably increase in the same way development teams and operation teams increased their capacity to deliver better software faster. The next frontier is to do so towards a higher quality of user experience, and most of all, a higher accuracy of execution, and alignment with user needs.
Is DevOps Driving the Future of UX Design?
Kai Brunner, Wired, 2015-01-19