Apr 13, 2023 | 1 min read

Why Problem Identification is Critical in Software Development

By: Sienna Provvidenza

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Identifying problems early in software development is essential for successful and timely delivery. By identifying potential issues at the beginning of a project, developers can take steps to mitigate risk and ensure that any problems are addressed before they become roadblocks to project delivery. By having clear and comprehensive issue identification practices in place, software development teams can ensure that they produce high-quality products efficiently without running into any unnecessary roadblocks

The Forbes Technology Council interviewed 16 members to share some of the biggest software development challenges amongst development teams. Amongst the panel, Patrick Emmons, Founder and CEO of DragonSpears mentions the importance of raising the flag when issues arise.

Patrick says, “The value stream of any product pipeline depends on people ‘pulling the Andon Cord’ when there is an issue instead of just moving things along.” The ability to explicitly express an issue allows the software team to “figure out what is wrong with the process versus dealing with bugs in production.”

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About Sienna Provvidenza

Based in Delray Beach, Florida, Sienna Provvidenza is the Marketing Manager at DragonSpears. She graduated in May 2022 from The University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Science in International Business & Marketing and a Spanish minor. Sienna is responsible for event management, social media, content creation, and campaign management. She is passionate about driving impactful results to bring visions to life.