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Back in 2017, John Saito was writing what we all were thinking: Product teams should have writers and writers deserve a seat at the table.
The industry has come a long way since then. Now, many companies are hiring writers for their product teams and this article certainly contributed to that shift in thinking. So if you’ve
never read it, now’s the time: Why your design team should hire a writer.