The first and foremost conference on
Design Operations and Research Operations


October 23-25, 2019

New York, NY

Join us at the 2020 DesignOps Summit

ABOUT THE DESIGNOPS SUMMIT

DesignOps Summit is the first conference dedicated to showing design leaders how to create design capacity that keeps pace with change.

Updates

Nov 06, 2019 Speaker decks, videos, tripnotes and sketchnotes now available Speaker decks, videos, tripnotes and sketchnotes now available

Speaker decks, presentation videos, Natalie Hansen's tripnotes, and MJ Broadbent's sketchnotes are now available via the conference's program page; enjoy! You can also see all the photos from the conference here. We hope to see you again next year—or even sooner at Advancing…

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Oct 23, 2019 We have an app! We have an app!

We have an app! If you missed the link in our reminder emails, access it here: https://designops2019.dpcreativestudio.com

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Oct 22, 2019 Meet Miro at the DesignOps Summit Meet Miro at the DesignOps Summit

We are lucky to have so many wonderful sponsors and exhibitors at this year’s DesignOps Summit–and we thought you might like to get to know them better! We’ve asked all of them some questions in…

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Oct 17, 2019 Meet LinkedIn at the DesignOps Summit Meet LinkedIn at the DesignOps Summit

We are lucky to have so many wonderful sponsors and exhibitors at this year’s DesignOps Summit–and we thought you might like to get to know them better! We’ve asked all of them some questions in…

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Oct 11, 2019 Meet Figma at the DesignOps Summit Meet Figma at the DesignOps Summit

We are lucky to have so many wonderful sponsors and exhibitors at this year’s DesignOps Summit–and we thought you might like to get to know them better! We’ve asked all of them some questions in…

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Oct 08, 2019 Meet Macmillan Learning at the DesignOps Summit Meet Macmillan Learning at the DesignOps Summit

We are lucky to have so many wonderful sponsors and exhibitors at this year's DesignOps Summit–and we thought you might like to get to know them better! We've asked all of them some questions in…

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Sep 25, 2019 Meet Work & Co at the DesignOps Summit Meet Work & Co at the DesignOps Summit

We are lucky to have so many wonderful sponsors and exhibitors at this year's DesignOps Summit–and we thought you might like to get to know them better! We've asked all of them some questions in…

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Sep 18, 2019 A platform approach to operations A platform approach to operations

Amy Thibodeau, this year's conference opening keynoter, is a Director of User Experience at Shopify where she leads UX operations, as well as design, research, content strategy, and UX development for the Platform team. Below,…

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Sep 09, 2019 Meet Frontify at the DesignOps Summit Meet Frontify at the DesignOps Summit

We are lucky to have so many wonderful sponsors and exhibitors at this year's DesignOps Summit–and we thought you might like to get to know them better! We've asked all of them some questions in…

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Aug 23, 2019 Meet Abstract at the DesignOps Summit Meet Abstract at the DesignOps Summit

We are lucky to have so many wonderful sponsors and exhibitors at this year's DesignOps Summit–and we thought you might like to get to know them better! We'll be asking all of them some questions…

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Aug 21, 2019 Announcing our DesignOps Summit scholarship recipients Announcing our DesignOps Summit scholarship recipients

We’re delighted to announce our four 2019 DesignOps Summit scholarship recipients. There were nearly 120 applications, and most were quite strong, so our judges really had their work cut out for them. After much deliberation,…

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Aug 06, 2019 Conference program announced! Conference program announced!

According to our user research, you want a conference program that offers practical information (tools, techniques, and take-aways that you can bring back to the office), and you’re motivated by these three themes: Proving Value,…

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Jul 18, 2019 DesignOps Summit 2019 Full-day Workshops Open for Registration DesignOps Summit 2019 Full-day Workshops Open for Registration

Looking for an opportunity for deep design learning? We’re offering six transformational day-long workshops at the DesignOps Summit in New York City on October 25. Creating Career Ladders for DesignOps with Brennan Hartich and Amanda Weisfeld ResearchOps…

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Jul 10, 2019 DesignOps Summit Scholarship Winners will be Announced August 20 DesignOps Summit Scholarship Winners will be Announced August 20

Update: Submissions are closed. DesignOps Summit Scholarship Winners will be Announced August 20. We're offering three scholarships to deserving designers, researchers, and students to attend the upcoming DesignOps Summit 2019 in New York City, October…

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Jun 11, 2019 Pre-launch tickets are now available Pre-launch tickets are now available

DesignOps Summit pre-launch tickets are now available. Save up to $650 off the regular price. Pre-launch tickets are the best price we offer, and we only make 200 available. Register for a two-day conference ticket, or add…

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May 14, 2019 Pre-launch registration open to DesignOps Community members! Pre-launch registration open to DesignOps Community members!

Pre-launch registration for the DesignOps Summit is currently open to DesignOps Community members only. Please join our community for early access to tickets—you’ll also receive invitations to our free monthly videoconferences, and our insider newsletter. After you join, you will…

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May 02, 2019 Apply to Speak at DesignOps Summit 2019 Apply to Speak at DesignOps Summit 2019

Thanks for your interest in presenting at the DesignOps Summit! Our Call for Presentations is now closed. Questions? Email designops@rosenfeldmedia.com

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Sponsors

These great organizations helped us bring the 2019 DesignOps Summit to New York City.

Premier Host

Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Bloomberg is building the world's most trusted information network for financial professionals. Our core product is the Bloomberg Terminal, an independent and unbiased source of information for our clients around the globe. Bloomberg’s user experience team is dedicated to enhancing and evolving the Bloomberg Terminal through human-centered design. We partner with product and technology to accelerate our clients’ access to data and insights every day.

Bloomberg

Gold

Adobe

Adobe

Only Adobe gives everyone – from emerging artists to global brands – everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences.

Adobe
Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs provides financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals. Its User Experience team is diverse, global, and cross-disciplinary, and takes deep dives into select problems, partnering with the business, clients, and technologists to make the tools it delivers powerful, competitive, and consumable.

Goldman Sachs
IBM

IBM

A focus on user outcomes. Restless reinvention. Diverse empowered teams. At IBM, we are building the largest design organization in the world with a mission to create a sustainable culture of design and design thinking empowered to solve our users’ problems at the speed and scale of the modern digital enterprise.

IBM
Miro

Miro

Miro (formerly RealtimeBoard) is the leading visual collaboration platform helping cross-functional teams of agile coaches, marketers, designers, product managers and engineers ideate, design-think, and collaborate to bring some of the world’s most innovative products to market, faster.

Miro
MURAL

MURAL

MURAL is a visual workspace to help you design together. Teams synthesize research, brainstorm ideas and share solutions through online collaborative whiteboards. The MURAL experience is both playful and productive, helping organizations scale their design practice.

MURAL
LinkedIn

LinkedIn

Whatever motivates and inspires you, we’re a community that helps you realize your definition of success. #InItTogether…

LinkedIn
Macmillan Learning

Macmillan Learning

Macmillan Learning improves lives through learning. Our legacy of excellence in education informs our approach to using user-centered design, learning science, and impact research to develop world-class content and pioneering products that are empathetic, highly effective, and drive improved outcomes.

Macmillan Learning
Work & Co

Work & Co

Work & Co is a technology and design company that defines and launches digital experiences for the world’s most admired brands, including Apple, IKEA, Epic Games, Google, Mercedes-Benz, Aesop and Mailchimp.

Work & Co

Silver

Abstract

Abstract

Abstract is the design workflow management system that empowers design teams and stakeholders to seamlessly manage, version, and collaborate on design files. With Abstract, design finally has a single source of truth.

Abstract
Originate

Originate

Originate is the software development partner that well-funded startups and forward-thinking industry incumbents turn to when they need to go from zero to one rapidly and reliably. Originate combines world-class engineering and design to deliver high-quality products that create real value, real fast.

Originate
MailChimp

MailChimp

Mailchimp empowers startups and small businesses to do big things by giving them innovative marketing tools that help them grow. Whether you want to strategically position your brand, build your audience, or professionally launch your business give yourself the strongest start by relying on Mailchimp’s expertise. Create integrated campaigns to reach your audience across multiple platforms. Connect your favorite tools to see all your marketing and sales data in one place. Set up automations to make your life easier. Then optimize everything with tools that help you get to know your people and take action on key insights, so you can get a little smarter with every campaign.

MailChimp

Exhibitor

Figma

Figma

Figma
Frontify

Frontify

Frontify
Handrail

Handrail

Handrail
Miro

Miro

Miro
MURAL

MURAL

MURAL
Sketch

Sketch

Sketch

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