Why designers should be included in the development team

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Over recent years the DevOps culture shift has been hugely successful in making development teams understand and implement operations and security best practices before they pose a production issue. So, what would happen if did the same with design? This short talk explores some real life examples of where designers being apart from the development team has resulted in production incidents for the business and how they could have been avoided.

Adam Turner


Adam is an experienced front-end developer and scrum master. He has built and led several high performing, cross-functional teams to solve complex business problems in highly regulated environments. His passion lies in building collaborative teams, removing the gap between engineering and product members, to deliver user-centred solutions. Outside of work, he is a keen squash player and loves spending time in the mountains of Scotland.