In August 2013 the Decoder team attended GROW, Canada’s largest startup and technology conference. One of the notable presentations was from Google Ventures’ Jay Knapp describing the Google “Product Design Sprint”.
The design sprint offered an innovative way to create a rapid prototype in five days. Knapp outlined the five days of the “sprint” and specific daily activities designed to make quick, effective decisions and allow the best ideas to rise to the top.
The “five-day recipe” is outlined as:
Before the sprint: Prepare Get the people and things you need.
Day 1: Understand Dig into the... Read More