DesignOps Guide & Glossary (DOGG)
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Download the 2022 State of DesignOps report to understand the trends and highlights within the DesignOps Industry
In 2-5 years, we’ll see Design Practice management evolve back to the core essentials and specialization of creative direction, design innovation, storytelling, and development of their designers.
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Breaking into DesignOps with Adam Fry-Pierce
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Learn the basics of UX DesignOps: integrating a design team into an agile, business-driven development process. This course provides an overview of the practice, from designing better workflows to scaling your UX team, Plus, learn how to work effectively with developers and stakeholders and measure your success. Instructor and UX expert Dee Sadler follows a successful UX department through the DesignOps process and explains all the interdependencies and communication channels needed to make it work efficiently—every step of the way.
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Dominique Ward discusses her Head of DesignOps role at Atlassian with Opsy. This podcast covers What design operations is, how Dominique ended up in design operations, why a lot of operations problems are also design problems, and more.
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Angelos Arnis chats with DesignOps pioneer and advocate Meredith Black joins us as the first guest ever on this podcast! Meredith discusses her love for true crime, dogs, and her career path that comes with a twist.
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If design is a team sport, then design ops is our coach. As design teams scale, the opportunity of design ops is to support the orchestration of design practice by aligning our people, processes, and tools. Join Jason and Mark as they explore the role of design ops at the technology giant, Atlassian. They are sharing a coffee with Atlassian's Head of Design Ops, Dominique Ward.
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DesignOps veterans Jacqui Frey and Alison Rand talk all things DesignOps
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Kaitlin Fink gathers up her DesignOps resources on a trusty Pinterest Guide
Heidi Ettanen talks about her first year building DesignOps within her organization
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Zoe Seaman discusses the first 90 days as Head of DesignOps
Setting your first DPM up for success by socializing their role with others in your team or organization.
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Alex from Fuego UX talks to Candace Myers, Design & UX Operations Leader, Netflix about her background in design ops, advice for new design ops professionals, and navigating niche design roles at Netflix.
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Learn how creating centralized services and systems helps grow integrated, high-functioning design teams, with expert insights on operationalizing across workflows, hiring, team alignment, and more.
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Qatalog recently came together with the DesignOps Assembly to host a panel discussion on the growing strategic role of DesignOps in the new world of work.
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Adrienne Allnutt talks to us about the many roles within Ops and how to break them down while running a successful team
So, how might we solve the DesignOps puzzle?
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Invision has a brand new DesignOps Field Guide out. Check it out.
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Frances Yllana speaks at the DesignOps Symposium about DesignOps for DesignOps
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Want one place where you can find ALL the DesignOps podcasts out there? Look no further than this Spotify Playlist
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As work shifts from in-person interaction to more distributed and hybrid collaboration, it becomes increasingly important to understand how to collaborate effectively. This book will help you raise the collaborative intelligence of your teams, drawing from interviews with some of the most creative, prolific, and multidisciplinary leaders, authors, and makers in the world.
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Invision Panel on how to elevate your design Career with Meredith Black, Vincent Brathwaite, Eli Woolery and Marc Rabinowitz
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The session explores how to build a strong, resilient and proactive design community, with limited Ops support.
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In this panel we explore Design Ops with four leaders shaping this practice: Courtney Kaplan - Director of Design Program Management, Facebook Meredith Black - Head of Design Operations, Pinterest Adrienne Allnutt - Director, UX Design & Research Ops, LinkedIn Lauren Liao - Director, Strategy & Ops, Design & Research Lead, Twitter We discuss organizational structure, dive into different types of design ops roles and how they can help manage to design better products at scale. We look at how their teams create effective design processes that enhance transparency, how they set design standards and develop design tools, as well as how they define high-level strategy and connect people with opportunities.
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Meredith Black is back on the Design Better Podcast to discuss what’s happened in DesignOps in the last 4 years.
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Have you heard of “Design Ops” popping up across companies over the past few years? Is this role a fad or is it here to stay? Join Meredith Black to learn how she introduced design operations from the traditional agency landscape into the world of in-house design teams. She’ll discuss how to socialize the role, how to get buy-in, and how to scale a design ops team.
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Watch Salomé Mortazavi, Meredith Black, and Adam Fry-Pierce in a webinar where they share how to build a solid operational foundation in design processes. They cover how to customize the DesignOps team to the needs of the designers they support.

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