This is the first part of my presentation at the DesignOps Meetup Helsinki on 30th of August 2018.
Read more: https://medium.com/@sonjakrogius/why-designops-why-now-c256500595a7
"DesignOps is the key to scaling digital product design teams with more efficiency. As companies mature and invest in design, they need to operationalize workflow, hiring, alignment between teams, and more so designers can focus on design work while someone else takes care of the rest."
-Designops handbook by DesignBetter.co
But to understand the need for DesignOps and why scaling is so important, we need to take a step back. How did we get here? Why is it raising interest in the design community today? Why now?