Jeff Sussna

Tripnote: Jeff Sussna’s “What DesignOps Can Learn from DevOps”

What DesignOps Can Learn from DevOps Jess Sussna, Principla at Ingineering.IT Submitted by Natalie Hanson (Official Tripnoter) From the Design Operations Summit website: Traditional approaches to maintaining consistency break down when confronted by the complexity of digital business. While DesignOps and related approaches such as DevOps can enhance speed and responsiveness, they risk generating their Read more

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Meredith Black

Tripnote: Meredith Black’s “Scaling Design Culture”

Scaling Design Culture Meredith Black, Head of Design Ops at Pinterest Submitted by Natalie Hanson (Official Tripnoter) From the Design Operations Summit website: When design teams start to grow within hyper-growth startups, there is often a natural fear that the design culture will change as a result. It doesn’t have to. By encouraging best practices Read more

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John Devanney

Tripnote: John Devanney’s “The Design Management Office”

The Design Management Office John Devanney, Managing Director at Moment Submitted by Natalie Hanson (Official Tripnoter) From the Design Operations Summit website: John and the team at Moment have developed—and continue to evolve—a new framework for effective design management: the Design Management Office (DMO). Their goal is to cultivate this new model and share it Read more

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Kristin Skinner

Tripnote: Kristin Skinner’s “Org Design for Design Orgs”

Opening Keynote: Org Design for Design Orgs Kristin Skinner, Head of Design Management at Capital One Submitted by Natalie Hanson (Official Tripnoter) From the Design Operations Summit website: As the move to establish in-house design teams accelerates, it turns out there’s very little common wisdom on what makes for a successful design organization. Books and Read more

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SOLD OUT! …and Overflow Tickets

We’re thrilled to announce that the very first DesignOps Summit is sold out! It’s just another small indicator that Design Operations has truly arrived. We do have overflow space available, and we’ve priced the tickets very competitively—$995 for the two-day main conference program (versus $1,795 for regular tickets). How is the Overflow Ticket different? During Read more

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Read up on DesignOps

Melissa McGrath (who’ll be helping out at the DesignOps Summit) has compiled a list of design operations resources. Read, learn, and enjoy!

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Three workshops for deep DesignOps learning

We’re offering a rare opportunity to dive deeply into design operations—three day-long workshops with four fantastic instructors: Creating and Maintaining Successful Design Systems (with Brad Frost): Style guides? Design systems? Lot to consider, and lots of missteps to avoid. Fortunately, we’ve got Brad—the father of atomic design—on hand to help you untangle this mess. (more info) Scaling Up Read more

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Louis Rosenfeld

Interviews with DesignOps Summit speakers

Rosenfeld Media’s Lou Rosenfeld has interviewed some of our DesignOps speakers as part of his Rosenfeld Review podcast series. Have a listen to get a sense of what they’ll cover at the conference in November: David Cronin: Driving Digital Transformation at Scale Michael Polivka: DesignOps as Service: Talking Adaptive Mapping Kristin Skinner: Seeing Around Corners: Making Sense of Read more

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Scholarships

Update (October 17): We’ve awarded our two scholarships to two deserving and very impressive winners: Hana Nagel of Montreal, Canada, and Arielle Pooser, of Santiago, Chile. Thanks to our judges (speakers Adekunle Oduye, Amy Thibodeau, and Marcin Treder) for helping make this happen, and to the dozens of you who applied to join us in New York next Read more

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On-site Livecast Tickets

Update, October 31: These tickets have been superseded by our Overflow tickets; more info here. If you’re new to the design field and are budget-conscious, you might consider purchasing an On-site Livecast Ticket to the DesignOps Summit’s two-day main program. The ticket is 33% off the standard rate. You will be seated in a small auditorium, Read more

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Where’s that program?

We’ve been hard at work finalizing the speaker line-up for the first DesignOps Summit—and getting ready to launch the program as well. We’re itching to share it with you, and we’re close, but give us another week or so to put the finishing touches on it. We can tell you that we’re building the program Read more

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