Keeping it All in the Family: Presentation by Rachel Sengers and Lesley Humphreys from Design for Context at User Focus 2012 in Washington, DC.
Many enterprises grow organically, with diverse products managed by different teams. Style guidelines provide a way for the organization brand itself and ensure consistency across its family of apps while leaving in flexibility to accommodate different contexts of use. A repository of guidelines can include interaction design guidelines and patterns, as well as visual design specs. This presentation at User Focus conference provided an overview of the process of developing, maintaining, and utilizing UX design guidelines. A list of resources is at the end.