2023 DesignOps Benchmarking Report

The de-facto industry benchmarking report of DesignOps

An emerging field

Delivering insights into the state of the practice, people, and tools of design operations teams everywhere.

This report offers a global view of DesignOps from 316 people in 30 countries.

What you'll learn from the report

Design Teams

What the average DesignOps team looks like: team sizes, ratios, and more

Opportunity Areas

Three of the top opportunity areas for DesignOps teams to have more impact

DesignOps Tools

The most common DesignOps responsibilities and tool kits

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The team

Here are the people behind this year’s report.

‍This report was written for the DesignOps community, by the DesignOps community.

Angelos Arnis

Author, Research & Analysis

Adam Fry-Pierce

Author, Content

Meredith Black


Kaysie Garza


Adrienne Allnutt


Salome Mortazavi


Cai Charniga


Rachel Posman


Jason Kriese




Heikki Salo


Hari Kiljander

Design Advisor

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