Design Systems, Sprint Weeks and other UX Snake Oils(medium.com)

over 2 years ago from Christian Beck, Executive Design Partner

  • Christian Beck, over 2 years ago

    I think that in terms of the total number of companies, there are more smaller teams teams than larger teams. Meanwhile, large teams have the resources to dominate the discourse on design systems. My point was set against that backdrop. Not an attack on their overal utility but pointing out that, if you happen to be one of the other thousands of designers not working at large enterprises, it’s reasonable to question the value of a system.

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    • Tim Kjær LangeTim Kjær Lange, over 2 years ago

      Definitely, the Design System is a means to an end. I think you're right that large companies have a louder voice in the community and if small scrappy teams starts copying e.g. AirBnb's way of working it will definitely lead in overhead and longer time-to-market.

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