Designing Your Design System: Steps to Success

June 25, 2019
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “Countless hours aligning components, fixing broken page layouts, and documenting interaction patterns eventually led to a design resource for teams to use.” (Jeremy Bloom). If your design team is still using traditional style guides and design templates, you’re probably not managing design at scale. Solution: a comprehensive “design system” with pre-defined approaches. Sounds great, but adoption may be slow for multiple technologies, products, business units, and teams. What to do? Start with the basics: establish a design system, understand the benefits and challenges, then use strategies for success. The experts speak. Shawn Cheris, Adobe: “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch you must first invent the universe.” (Carl Sagan). Kai Richter, SAP: “The relevant question is not simply what shall we do tomorrow, but rather what shall we do today in order to get ready for tomorrow.” (Peter Drucker}. Join us for Designing Your Design System: Steps to Success.

Designing A Game-Changing User Experience, Presented by SAP

Designing A Game-Changing User Experience, Presented by SAP

Tuesday at 7 AM Pacific Time/10 AM Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

The impact of design and user experience (UX) on business success is profound. Game-changing user experiences are the number one way to ensure customer satisfaction and enduring loyalty in today’s competitive marketplace.

Design, however, is much more than the way a product looks. More importantly, it is how it works and how it feels.

Whether that’s using a smartphone app, creating a purchase order, or evaluating the success of your corporate strategy, how people experience your products and services has a direct and significant impact on your brand perception and corporate revenue.

Hands-free user interfaces, inclusive design, conversational ux, artificial intelligence and more are shaping the way people work today and will work in the not-too-distant future.

Listen in as leading experts in design and business discuss how today’s advances in user experience will affect tomorrow’s workplace.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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