Talk: Building Open Design Systems

Community : Play is Serious: BLR Creative Mini Gateway  – a community of designers in Cisco Bengaluru.  The talk will focus on Open Design System including the references to Nuclear Design and Semantic models on building Design System. Three key takeaways:
  1. Background and of existing design systems and evolution

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[Slides] 3-steps for building design eco-systems of future, today.

his is a PDF of my keynote for DesignOps Global Conference 2019 [] This is about exploring a framework to build a scalable, portable design system for collaboration and automation by machines. This keynote is part of Session 4. Session 4 | (PM) DesignOps in the era of AI and …
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UI/UX Workshop for Startups at SJCIT, Chickballapur, 1st April 2019

Topic: UI/UX Workshop for Startups Date: 1st April 2019 Venue: SJC Institute of Technology, Chikkaballapur , [P.B.No. 20, B.B.Road, Chickballapur – 562 101]  About the Event:  UI/UX workshop is organized with an objective to provide students with understanding the value of user experience in product design and to have hands-on exposure to the Product Development …
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The 2nd Edition of ‘The DesOps Enterprise’ paperback is available now.

On  Amazon: PAPERBACK: ISBN-13: 978-1799171676 ISBN-10: 1799171671
  • Paperback: 454 pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1799171671
  • ISBN-13: 978-1799171676
  • Product Dimensions: 5 x 1.1 x 8 inches
Indian Print Paperback
  • Publisher:; 2nd Edition edition (1 March 2019)
  • ISBN-10: 938871265X
  • ISBN-13: 978-9388712651
  • ASIN: B07Q2VGP9V
  • Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm
This is an updated edition …
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Talk at RH UI/UX Community of Practice: DesOps 101-Overview

DesOps 101: Overview  Community Calls  The talk will focus on overview  DesOps. Three key takeaways:
  1. Background and overview of DesOps.
  2. The high-level overview of the different dimensions of Design operations
  3. DesOps from Service Design point of view
  4. Samples/Examples
  5. Cultural dimension and Open Org aspect.
Date & Time: 12:AM – 1 …
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The Future of Design Systems: CDN Based Open Design Eco-System

When we talk about an open world, we inherently refer to an attempt towards making it possible so that all the entities in that eco-system can talk to each other. It would involve peopleprops and processes – the typical 3 components we use in a service design model ( Any service design tool helps …
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Workshop at UX India International Conference 2018 : Applying DesOps in Your Enterprise

Applying DesOps in Your Enterprise 3 hrs Workshop | Category: Design Practice & Process | Target Audience: Anyone who is interested in optimizing the processes used in the enterprise or building solutions that focuses on process re-engineering is the most suitable audience for the first part of the workshop.   Any User-Experience pro,  Design Thinker, …
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Open Design System – Adding Semantics to Design System (Part-1): Background

“Design System” plays a critical role in bringing a common language and consistency in experience across different products and brands of the organisation, along with fuelling a collaborative approach towards design, making it easier for different team members to contribute. With observation of design systems, we can notice, almost all …
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Semantic Design System (Part -1) : The Gaps in Today’s Design Systems

This originally part of a talk I gave at UX-India Pre-Conference Meetup at Symbiosis College, Bengaluru on 1st September 2018, titled: Semantic Design System — Redefining Design Systems for DesOps . The talk explored the existing implementations of design-systems and will be making an attempt to provide high-level approach to define design systems …
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[Slides] In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in DesOps World B.B.Autonomus College, Chandikhol (2018)

This is a paper presented by Samir Dash at Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur, Odisha ( on 16 July 2018 This UGC seminar session was an attempt to understand, from a non-traditional lens, the relevance of critical theory in context to today’s ever-changing technology space that is …
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