Talks and discussions about DesignOps
It’s well-known that “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it” in design practice and designops. The importance of metrics, which metrics to use, and how to use those metrics are somewhat less clear.
I participated in this panel discussion hosted by Rosenfeld Media to share my learnings on this topic.
-Changying (Z) Zheng:
Hosted by DesignOps Community Curators:
This talk covered different activities, deliverables, and ceremonies the DesignOps Practitioner could perform for the first month of being a DesignOps. Our goal is to provide an action plan for the starters and align with experts’ best practices.
As you and your leadership have recognized that you need to build a DesignOps Function. But where do you start? In this session, Z will talk through her journey of establishing DesignOps at Cloudflare. She will touch on: – Where to focus as you start building the function, – What should be prioritized, – What challenges you will encounter (and how to address them); and – How to ensure that the function scales with your product & teams.
Friends of Figma DesignOps meetup where we are going to create an open-source skill matrix for the DesignOps, so don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the history! Here are the main questions that we are going to cover: – How DesignOps fit into the Org Structure? – Career path for the DesignOps. How can I become a DesignOps? – Core pillars of the DesignOps. Required knowledge, skills, and experience.
Jira is not your friendly tool? Have you had a hard time with designers adopting Jira? For developers, Jira is a popular tool to track progress and surface bugs. In addition, PMs use Jira to explain business goals and set quarterly product shipping targets. In this talk, Changying (Z) Zheng shares her journey working with the designers and IT to update their Jira design ticket. The team will deliver value when we make the tools work for people. DesignOps can bridge the gap and make it happen.
Are you unsure about transitioning into DesignOps? Don’t let doubt hold you back.
DesignOps offers a unique opportunity to combine your passion for design with the strategic mindset needed to streamline operations and drive impactful outcomes. 💡
The goal is to give you a clear understanding of DesignOps and the opportunity to ask questions to the experts! The topics that we are going to cover:
Practical tactics of how DesignOps can help the design team to thrive in a highly technical tech company. Build-Measure-Learn, us the same service design principles to guide designops.
Utilize service design methods, processes, and tools for DesignOps
How to choose if we had to make a hard decision between people and process? This talk tells my story of transitioning from a product-lead to a DesginOps-lead and lessons I’ve learned in my day-to-day decisions while leading and supporting my design team.