Prepare to Design the Future
March 19–20, 2017: Training
March 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Francisco, CA

In-Person Training
Design sprints

Evan Ryan (Fresh Tilled Soil)
Sunday, March 19 & Monday, March 20, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Georgian
See pricing & packages

This course will sell out—sign up today!

Participants should plan to attend both days of this 2-day training course. Platinum and Training passes do not include access to tutorials on Monday.

Evan Ryan guides you through a mini design sprint, giving you firsthand experience of what it’s like to apply this process to a business challenge. Along the way, you’ll hear stories of how other organizations have implemented design sprints and engage in discussions of tips and pitfalls for executing design sprints in your organization.

What you'll learn, and how you can apply it

  • Understand how to deploy the design thinking process within your organization to innovate quickly and effectively
  • Learn the five phases of a design sprint, how to facilitate your team through a design sprint, and when to use a design sprint

Prerequisites:

  • Basic knowledge of the design thinking process

A design sprint is a process for rapidly answering critical business questions through designing, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers. Evan Ryan guides you through a mini design sprint, giving you firsthand experience of what it’s like to apply this process to a business challenge. Along the way, you’ll hear stories of how other organizations have implemented design sprints and engage in discussions of tips and pitfalls for executing design sprints in your organization.

Outline
Day 1

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Design sprint overview
  • How to prepare for a design sprint
  • Uses of design sprints
  • Understand phase
  • Assumption storming
  • Persona papping
  • Journey mapping
  • Defining the problem
  • Diverge phase
  • Job stories
  • Six-ups
  • Storyboards
  • Converge phase
  • Assumptions table
  • Sketching
  • Ritual dissent
  • Daily retrospective

Day 2

  • Recap of Day 1
  • Prototype phase
  • Test interview structure
  • Prototype creation: Start
  • Prototype creation: Finish
  • Test phase
  • User tests 1 and 2
  • Sprint debrief and retrospective
  • What happens after a design sprint
  • Integration into teams and organizations
  • Workshop retrospective
  • Wrap-up

About your instructor

Photo of Evan Ryan

Evan Ryan is chief product officer at Fresh Tilled Soil, where he focuses on understanding ecosystems and extracting user insights to guide strategy and drive innovation and works with a variety of organizations from startups to nonprofits to Fortune 500 companies to solve mission­-critical problems and effect change. Evan is a seasoned entrepreneur and product specialist with over a decade of experience bringing products from concept to market. He has built two of his own companies and helped launch numerous others. Evan shares his knowledge through speaking engagements and custom workshops and as an adjunct professor at IE Business School’s Business Impact Lab in Madrid, Spain.

Twitter for evanfryan

Conference registration

Get the Platinum pass or the Training pass to add this course to your package. .

Leave a Comment or Question

Help us make this conference the best it can be for you. Have questions you'd like this speaker to address? Suggestions for issues that deserve extra attention? Feedback that you'd like to share with the speaker and other attendees?

Join the conversation here (requires login)

Comments

Evan Ryan | CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER
01/31/2017 9:58am PST

Hi Kim, thanks for asking. Both days are scheduled to end at 5pm, so I’m going to do my best to be close to that. Hope that helps!

Picture of kim molinelli
kim molinelli | SR. USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER
01/30/2017 4:05pm PST

What time do you expect to finish on Day 2? Figuring out flights.

Get design news and insights, delivered straight to your inbox each week.