An Integrated Framework for Design Thinking and Agile Methods for Digital Transformation

  • Kavitha Gurusamy
  • Narayanan SrinivasaraghavanEmail author
  • Sisira Adikari
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9746)


This paper proposes a framework to deliver a faster workable project module in an innovative, dynamic environment. The increased demand in mobile and internet applications drive businesses to rethink their customer needs to a greater extent and undertake digital transformation to compete in the marketplace. The agile methods as an approach is gaining popularity to develop innovative solutions while Design Thinking leads to transformation, evolution and innovation, and to form new ways of managing current and future business opportunities. The proposed framework supports the evolving Digital Transformation by combining the benefits of Agile methods and Design Thinking. This paper contributes to the body of knowledge on Design Thinking and Agile methodology by providing a framework which integrates the core processes of Agile methods and Design Thinking.


Digital transformation Design thinking Agile methodology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kavitha Gurusamy
    • 1
  • Narayanan Srinivasaraghavan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sisira Adikari
    • 2
  1. 1.Australian Public ServiceCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.University of CanberraBruceAustralia

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