My understanding of App Design Methodology fits well with my understanding of action research and reflective practice.
I think that my methodology, that which I modelled in CGI entitled ‘Helix’, can be termed REALM (Reflective Agile Learning Model)
‘Embedding Reflection and Learning into Agile Software Development’, Babb, Hoda, and Narbjerg.
Mind & Nature: A Necessary Unity, Bateson, G. 1979
The spiral I referred to In my CGI animation was inspired by my observations of fractal patterns in natural formed objects such as a rams horn or fern leaf. It was an attempt to visually explain a methodology that was iterative and yet reflective in nature.
The closest methods I could relate to at that time was action research. I found practice-based and practice-led methodologies too vague and the emphasis on philosophy rather than the research topic was particularly distracting.
Today I read the following article: