million full-time employees. One-third of those employees are what Gallup calls engaged at work. They love their jobs and make their organization and America better every day. At the other end, 16% of employees are actively disengaged — they are miserable in the workplace and destroy what the most engaged employees build. The remaining 51% of employees are not engaged — they’re just there. INVESTING IN PEOPLE Meaning and Purpose Gallup: State of the American Workplace, 2017. Insert higher res image
work culture and start the right conversations. It allows everyone in the organization to understand the purpose of their role and how they can participate in creating great solutions. – Kevin van der Bijl, Design Lead, Idean
problems prevent us from getting what we want or need? What objectives and goals do we want to set as they relate to the design system? PROBLEMS, BLOCKERS & GOALS What’s the biggest challenge we will face on this project?
system teams. And when those teams are creating value and that’s recognized throughout the organization, they get to keep doing it. How do we align our team around design systems? Embrace a system’s business value.
people that build it. We should retain and engage them in ways that boost performance and accelerate our efforts in building the system. How do we align our team around design systems? Invest in the people behind the system.
along with promoting cross-team collaboration during production will help your team gain organizational buy-in. How do we align our team around design systems? Advocate for maintenance and collaboration.