…ified by the word ‘system’ after them, such as respiratory, education, legal or mechanical systems. Systems are absolutely everywhere, of all manner, shapes, and size from the intricate workings of your body (nervous, neurological, digestive, cardiovascular etc), to the infinite possibility of space — our world is made up of interconnected and interdependent systems.
Have you all heard of this cool new thing called design systems? They’re popping up everywhere. They’re not really new, but more of a distillation of a lot of things we’ve been starting to do for a long time now. They help us with creating consistency, productivity, and creating better user experiences. Companies are quickly getting behind the benefits that they can bring your teams.
On some teams, design technologists handle the front-end implementation or “integration.” Designers don’t have to be as detailed in their instructions due to the design technologist’s eye for design. Developers without pixel-perfect sensitivity can focus on other areas.