A design sprint is a five-phase framework that helps answer critical business questions through rapid prototyping and user testing. Sprints let your team reach clearly defined goals and deliverables and gain key learnings, quickly. The process helps spark innovation, encourage user-centered thinking, align your team under a shared vision, and get you to product launch faster.
Product Design Process: Problem Solving Exercise
Whether you're working in web design, product design, a startup or even a big corporate, this exercise will drastically improve how quickly and easily you come up with solutions for any problem your team might be facing.
Design Sprint 2.0 Storyboarding HACK
Ever since we started doing Design Sprints, we began looking for ways to hack the process... because, why not! We found there were a couple of major pain points that we wanted to fix, so we experimented and eventually came up with a few ways to make the process work even better for us.
All the Supplies You Need to Run a Design Sprint
So you're ready to run your own Design Sprint? Well we're here to help! Here are all the supplies you'll need to get through a professional design sprint with your design team, business or startup! You might think that these "things" don't matter very much, but we beg to differ.
When should you do a Product Design Sprint?
Everybody seems to be getting a little crazy about this whole Design Sprint thing! But a Design Sprint is a very intense process that just can't be done on a weekly basis (nor should it!) So, when should you do a Design Sprint then? When will your team get the most out of it? It's a question we get all the time... so we thought we'd answer it in a video!
What's the difference between Agile Sprints and Design Sprints?
In the Startup world, the words agile and sprint get tossed around quite a bit. And one thing that can be difficult to do is define these terms in order to use them correctly in the product and startup chats.
GV's Sprint Process in 90 Seconds
The big idea with the sprint is to build and test a prototype in just five days. It's kind of like fast-forwarding into the future so you can see how customers react before you invest all the time and expense of building a real product. Watch for a quick preview of the sprint process.
Jake Knapp: beyond the sprint
In this episode, Jake Knapp discusses topics like the relationship between design thinking and the sprint process, how sprints can work in harmony with an agile development cycle, and when not to use design sprints.
Sprint: How To Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days
A practical guide to answering critical business questions, Sprint is a book for teams of any size, from small startups to Fortune 100s, from teachers to nonprofits. It’s for anyone with a big opportunity, problem, or idea who needs to get answers today.