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Component Constellations: Future Perspectives on Design Systems

Salem, Ali (2024) Component Constellations: Future Perspectives on Design Systems. [MRP]

Item Type: MRP
Creators: Salem, Ali

During a time of rapid technological and economic change, shifting user preferences and heightened expectations, design systems stand as foundational tools for organizations committed to swiftly developing unified and seamless digital products and services at scale. These systems, which encapsulate a set of design standards, modular components, and design patterns, form a cohesive framework for delivering consistent user-centric applications, while promoting collaboration among product teams.

This research project employs strategic foresight methods to uncover promising transformations within design systems over the next seven years. The project will start by analyzing design system elements, processes, and stakeholders to understand their interdependencies and pinpoint possible directions for future development. It will then investigate the implications of recent emerging trends that could shape design systems of the future, exploring the impact of advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Extended Reality (XR) on the creation of digital products powered by design systems. The research concludes by presenting strategic recommendations for design system professionals to optimize the effectiveness of future design systems, ensuring their sustained innovation and relevance.

Date: 2024
Uncontrolled Keywords: Design Systems, Digital Product Design, Artificial Intelligence, Extended Reality, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Strategic Foresight
Divisions: Graduate Studies > Strategic Foresight and Innovation
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2024 19:36
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024 19:36
URI: https://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/4188

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