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Lessons Learned From a Design Sprint Gone Wrong

Skjold Broder shares the lessons he learned from a design sprint gone wrong.  He believes that design sprints can live up to their creator’s promise as “a greatest hits of productivity, decision making, innovation, creativity and design” except for if you modify the formula in ways that aren’t beneficial to the desired outcome.

Design Sprints Aren’t a One-Size-Fits-All Solution

Design sprints can help you quickly find solutions for you and your clients, sometimes. In other cases, they may not be a good idea. Justin Zalewski explores three situations where design sprints aren’t a good idea and what to do in those situations.

24 Design Sprint Facilitation Tips

Jake Knapp, the creator of Design Sprints shared these 24 tips he finds helpful for facilitating design sprints.  Several of these tips are generally good ideas, regardless what type of workshop or meeting you’re facilitating.

Your Resource for Planning and Running a Design Sprint

Google produced the Design Sprint Kit to provide people with additional resources about design sprints. The kit includes case studies, tips, tools, and key things to remember.

DIY Guide for Running Your Own Design Sprint

The design sprint “is a five-day process for answering critical business questions through design, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers.” The people who created the design sprint at Google Ventures (GV) put together this DIY guide to help you run your own design sprint.