ROI of a Design System

Design systems have become essential for large digital companies as a way to standardize interfaces and ensure a consistent user experience across products. They help improve efficiency by reducing duplicated work and bugs.

While the benefits of design systems are clear, it can still be challenging to convince management to invest in one initially.

The authors developed a formula to calculate the return on investment of a design system using minimum parameters. This provides a data-backed argument when seeking approval.