According to a February 2020 McKinsey study, 66% of CEOs don’t understand what their senior designers do. While many [in business] read that design-driven companies outperform their competitors and thus invest in design programs, design’s concrete benefits are still an enigma for most…
When it comes to design, there is a lot of subjectivity. While we have industry standard design principles, there is still a grey area larger than most other verticals within a company, like Finance where metrics are easily quantified. Many executives and key decision makers underestimate the impact of design systems and good design, in general. These tables do a great job of quantifying how good UI/UX design can have a meaningful impact on an org.
Does your company exercise best practices when it comes to design? Do you have a formal design system and formal design ops processes in place? How much more value could you be returning to customers and shareholders by investing in good design?
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