A design system (as it pertains to tech products) is more than a framework, UI toolkit or component library. It’s more than a style guide or set of code guidelines. It’s even more than the sum of those parts. A design system is an evolving ruleset governing the composition of a product.
Detailed analysis of a major ecommerce sites found that 45% of all customers had multiple registrations in the system, 160 000 people requested their password every day, and 75% of these people never completed the purchase they started once they requested their password.
We will not always find the ideal environment and we will almost always start in small companies, full of problems and failed processes, but those are the ones that will give us more experience and will prepare us to play in the “big leagues” in a more efficient way.