Welcome back for another episode of Heroes of the Creative Revolution, the series where we speak with creative and design leaders about how they produce great work and inspire others to do the same. In this episode, we sit down for a conversation with Executive Design Leader Doug Powell about running DesignOps at scale. He takes reference from his time at IBM to discuss how he unified design standards and practices across continents, data's important role in building trust across teams, and much more. Watch the video below to learn about his experience and insights.
0:37 - Doug Powell's DesignOps Origins
5:28 - Implementing DesignOps at IBM
10:38 - Resistance to Implementing DesignOps at Scale
13:35 - Establishing Trust Between Design and other Teams
18:02 - DesignOps Career Advice
20:52 - DesignOps Fun
22:13 - Who Inspires Him Within DesignOps
24:20 - Doug's DesignOps Podcast, "This is a Prototype"