…ht be received or the ripple effects it could have. Striking the right balance is a delicate dance. I have often said, “I am not a designer,” and some excellent (and supportive) colleagues pointed out to me that process design is also design. How we think about applying the foundational principles of Design Thinking to our work as a system,…
Many of us in a DesignOps role are asked — when did you stop designing? The surprise in our faces with that question. The fact that we are not doing wireframes or visual design comps does not mean we stopped designing.
We are now working at a different zoom level. We are working on designing the career paths of designers. We are designing processes to help scale design in our organizations. We are also designing the infrastructure necessary to help designers thrive in our organizations.
We are designing the design org and also designing what design means to the organization.