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3 tips for better hybrid collaboration using Microsoft Teams and Freehand

View the original postAccording to Microsoft’s New Future of Work Report, the hybrid model of working is most preferred by employees surveyed. But now as the world remains in a precarious state, business leaders are also embracing hybrid work, as it’s a time-tested set-up that many companies — Microsoft included — have installed infrastructure to support […]

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Why now is the best time for you to adopt design tokens

View the original postInnovation occurs in a lifecycle. Someone invents an incredible technology, early adopters set the tone, others come along for the ride, then the laggards reinvent the wheel. From dark mode to fluid grids, it often takes years for the most important design advancements to become a household name. So although the Salesforce […]

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Everything you need to know about mind mapping creation

View the original postIt’s 1994. You’re watching Saturday morning television. Your eyes grow wide as the magician on screen stares at a bowl, squinting her eyes. The bowl starts shaking. The music intensifies, then boom! It elevates a few feet above the ground. While this may be the most exciting example of “mind control” from […]

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Women have always been pivotal to design history–but here’s how they’re continually erased

View the original postInside Design will commemorate the year’s cultural moments and holidays through the theme of ‘Looking Back for a More Inclusive Future.’ Each month, we will explore the intersection of design and history through commissioned illustrations and articles. In celebration of Women’s History Month, editor Liz Steelman discusses how women are erased from […]

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How to use empathy to design for inclusion

View the original postIf you think of accessible and inclusive design, things like placeholder text color considerations and correct content markups spring to mind — and they should. But visual and hearing accommodations are just the beginning of creating an inclusive web. Often, those with intellectual, developmental, or learning disabilities have a less-than ideal web […]

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How design can help organizations create systemic change

View the original postThis winter, we’re publishing select interviews from the 2021 Product Design Trends Report. If you missed it, we’ve checked in with Nathan Curtis on design systems growth and changes, and also with Heidi Munc on how designers’ strengthened business muscle will lead to their continued success in 2021. This week, Inside Design […]

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5 common organizational problems DesignOps can solve

View the original postHere at Inside Design, we’re committed to sharing the best voices in design craft, culture, and career with our readers. While we usually publish our own interviews, we’re excited to share an excerpt of First Round Review’s profile on Alison Rand, InVision’s senior director of design operations. Read below to learn about how […]

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Scaling remote collaboration for digital product teams

View the original post Although many digital product teams have adapted to remote work, they may still struggle with how to scale collaboration across locations and functions. , Read the report The post Scaling remote collaboration for digital product teams appeared first on Inside Design.