An Introduction to Design Sprint (@LinkedIn)

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April 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Europe/Dublin Timezone
LinkedIn Dublin
Wilton Pl
Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Co. Dublin
An Introduction to Design Sprint (@LinkedIn) @ LinkedIn Dublin | Dublin | County Dublin | Ireland

This is an internal event for LinkedIn staff run by Rohan Perera. If you are interested to know more about future events about Design Sprints sign up to Design Sprint Ireland meetup group to be kept up to date:

Design Sprint Introduction:

• How many meetings and discussions does it take before you can be sure you have the right solution?
• What’s the most important place to focus your effort, and how do you start?
• What will your idea look like in real life?

Entrepreneurs and leaders face big questions every day. Now there’s a surefire way to answer these important questions; the SPRINT. Jake Knapp created the five-day process at Google, where sprints were used on everything from Google Search to Google X.

You may have noticed Facebook’s updated Newsfeed. This was a direct result of a Sprint. Design Sprints are used for updating existing products as well as creating and testing new ones. Here’s a medium post from one of their lead designers:

Blue Bottle Coffee is valued at $700 million due to Néstle acquiring a majority stake in them. Before they ran a Sprint they were not selling outside of the U.S. They ideated and tested their new website using this process with Jake Knapp.

In this hands-on workshop, you will be given a taster of what a Design Sprint is about and the mindset necessary to be involved in one. You will be applying the Sprint principles in attempting to solve to a real-world problem within a limited time frame.

Facebook, Slack, Savioke, Bluebottle Coffee, Lego, Microsoft, Google have all run very successful Sprints using the Jake Knapp’s Sprint process.

‘’My best work happened when I had a big challenge and not quite enough time’’ -Jake Knapp

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