Keeping your design system alive

A presentation at View Source in October 2017 in London, UK by Inayaili de León

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Keeping your design system alive @yaili View Source, London, October 2017

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About me…

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A quick intro

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“design system”

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  1. Put someone in charge

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“System enthusiasts must become entrepreneurs, pitching and selling ideas that get a possibly resistant organization to commit. ” — Nathan Curtis

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  1. Have a roadmap

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  1. Be open

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  1. Define contribution process

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  1. Look a ! er the docs

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  1. Make things easy to find

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  1. Plan maintenance

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“A system isn’t a project with an end, it’s the origin story of a living and evolving product that’ll serve other products. ” — Nathan Curtis

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  1. Put someone in charge
  2. Have a roadmap
  3. Be open
  4. Define contribution process
  5. Look a ! er documentation
  6. Make things easy to find
  7. Plan maintenance

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@yaili

github.com/yaili/speaking

— designers: bit.ly/mup-jobs

developers: bit.ly/yld-jobs

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Thank you!