Design work is enabled by conversation with various stakeholders. Agile design methods focus on discussing and describing WHAT is to be produced before describing HOW it is to be developed.
Here is a quick primer on agile design methods, where they fit in solution development lifecycle and how they differ from agile development methods like Scrum.
The big takeaways:
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