Without this centralized documentation, our team couldn’t scale properly. Knowledge was confined to specific people, resulting in those individuals having to meet with others regularly to discuss the same topic over and over again. Our documentation created a single place for gathering the knowledge that team members gained while working on a product, allowing for a self-service model.
…ed, we assembled a team to create Horizon, our design system for all our Twitter consumer products. For Horizon to be successful, we knew it needed to be treated with the same effort as a product, with clearly identified goals, a roadmap, and — of course — swag.