It's not uncommon for UX teams to be tasked with standardizing UI patterns and design elements to impose consistency. Easier said than done, however! Our UX team split up and delegated various patterns and Ada Rafalowicz and I were assigned one of the most difficult patterns: tables.
The biggest challenge was the fact that our company's product suite had several tools with very different target users. We needed to figure out how to make a basic table that could handle a wide range of actions and purposes.
Ada and I broke down our process in a Medium post that accumulated almost 12K likes and wound up on Medium's Top 20 Posts. Read the process here!