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Earlier this year, I wrote a series of posts describing my work our internal design system.
I've condensed that experience into an online guide. I tried to make it as thorough and technical as possible:
Hope you all find it useful!
Our latest update is pretty straightforward - now you can add prototypes directly to JIRA. You can then quickly access the prototype, comments, specs, and documentation.
Earlier this week, we released our third virtual summit: UX at Scale 2017.
Scaling design is one of the biggest challenges faced by UX teams. As a team grows, processes and products eventually break. There's really no getting around it.
We figured a lot of folks have faced the issue before, so we gathered 14 design leaders across 4 days to share their experience and advice. The speakers come from Atlassian, Salesforce, Airbnb, GE Digital, IDEO, Google, ADP, Linkedin, Shopify, Autodesk, Forumone, Athena Health, and the US government’s internal digital agency (18F).
Based on past events, we should have 23-28K people registered so it should be a cool turnout. If you can't make it, you can register anyways and recordings and slides will be emailed to you.
Very excited to release our Material Design UI Kit. Couple of our designers created this as a side project. 35 hi-fi screens and 140+ UI elements for Sketch, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Would love any feedback!
Very excited to share the 2017-2018 Enterprise UX Industry Report today. It represents insights from 3,157 designers, product managers, and engineers who work on B2B products.
We conducted the report because enterprise UX is experiencing a renaissance lately and the sector doesn't always get the recognition it deserves. Here's a few insights from the 41-page report:
UX is still new to B2B companies:
Only 26% of respondents report that a full-time UX role has existed for more than 5 years.
Design consistency is the greatest challenge:
Improving UX consistency: (59%) Testing designs with end-users (53%) Clarifying requirements (46%) Collaborating between teams (44%)
Agile rules the day:
93% of respondents report they follow either an Agile or “Agile-fall” product development process. Roughly 70% of all Agile organizations now use design systems or pattern libraries.
Salaries and earning potential are strong:
In the U.S., 72% of all enterprise designers earn at least $75,000 per year.
We hope this report gives folks a clearer idea of the challenges facing enterprise designers, as well as some of the solutions taking shape. Open to feedback and comments!
Scaling design is probably the hardest problem in product development. It doesn't really work like engineering. So after 40+ interviews with design leaders and months of hard work, we're really excited to announce our early launch program for Design Systems by UXPin.
Here's a quick video: https://vimeo.com/218029090
Right now, companies are building their design systems from scratch as an entity external to their tools. UXPin Design Systems is the first design systems solution that's ready right out of the box in the same environment as your design, collaboration, and dev handoff. Not just a style guide or pattern library, but a complete system of implementation guidelines, assets, interactive patterns, and synced documentation.
You can import your existing Sketch libraries to get started.
Design Systems will help product teams: Automate design consistency Automatically update documentation Standardize best practices for design and code When you join the early launch program, you'll get first dibs to try it out. Your feedback will also go directly to our product team to influence the roadmap.
If you're interested, check it out! You can sign-up here: https://www.uxpin.com/design-systems-early-access
Our goal is to finally make design easily scalable.
Yes! All the talks are going to be recorded and send to registered participants :)
Thanks Edison! We'll take care of the typo! :)
Since our first online event (Enterprise UX Virtual Summit 2017) set a record with 32K registrants and 11K attendees, we're running a second virtual event. This time, we're tackling Agile UX, which remains a challenge in a lot of organizations.
All 16 webinars are free to join. Speakers come from Google Ventures, Fjord, Bloomberg, IBM, and others. Featured speakers include:
John Zeratsky - Design Partner at Google Ventures
Indi Young - Cofounder of Adaptive Path
Peter Merholz - VP Design at Snagajob and author of “Org Design for Modern Orgs”
Josh Seiden - co-author of "Lean UX"
Vera Rhoads - Senior UX Manager at IBM
Carol Smith - Senior UX Manager at IBM
We're expecting at least 40K registrants, so hope to see you there!
We're very excited to announce that Enterprise UX Virtual Summit 2017 is now open to registration. Instead of charging $800 a ticket, we're covering all costs so that it's free for everyone.
Our goal is to gather top practitioners and leaders to share their best practices for enterprise design. We're helping them craft each webinar for practicality by dissecting case studies.
The 20 speakers from places like IBM, Google, SAP, Asana, Intuit, Core Logic, include: Irene Au - Design Partner at Khosla Ventures
Jeff Veen - Design Partner at True Ventures
Leslie Witt - Head of UX for Small Business Products at Intuit
Lou Rosenfeld - Founder of Rosenfeld Media
Amanda Linden - Head of Design at Asana Hope this is a viable option for folks who can't always attend UX conferences due to travel or budget issues. Based on our attendance rates for webinars, we're expecting up to 10,000+ registrants.
Would be great to see some people from DN there!
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