I 100% agree. The engineers/devs need to be part of discovery, customer interviews etc. The results will be better than you could ever have imagined if a team does that.
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Really good post about discovery, alpha/prototype, beta.
Not a linear process. And discovery should spawn many ideas (prototypes/alpha) not just one …
“A successful beta or live service can only go ahead if you have staff, money, resources, political backing, capability and capacity.”