SPRINT

SPRINT

Checklist

MONDAY

Write this checklist on a whiteboard and explain the sprint
Set a long term goal. Why are we doing this project?
List sprint question. How could we fail?
Make a map
Lunch
Ask the experts
Explain How Might We notes
Organize How Might We Notes
Vote on how Might We Notes
Pick a target

TUESDAY

Lightning Demos. Look at great solutions from other companies. 3 minutes per demo. Drawing ideas on the whiteboard.
Divide or swarm. Decide who will sketch which part of the map-
Lunch
The four-step sketch

WEDNESDAY

Sticky decision(art museum, heat map, speed critique, straw poll, supervote)
Divide winners from "maybe-laters"
Rumble or all-in-one
Fake brand names
Note and vote
Lunch
Make a storyboard (draw a grid, choose an opening scene, fill out the storyboard)

THURSDAY

Pick the right tools
Divide and conquer
Prototype
Lunch
Do a trial run and finish up the prototype

FRIDAY

Makeshift research lab

What do you need:

  • Challenge
  • Team
  • Time and space

Monday

DEFINE THE CHALLENGE AND CHOOSE THE TARGET

OBJECTIVES:

MORNING

  1. Start at the end exercise If you could jump ahead to the end of your sprint, what questions would be answered?
  2. Agree to a long-term goal Questions: - What questions do we want to answer in this sprint? - To meet our long-term goal, what has to be true?
  3. Map of the challenge Actors on the left → to the ending - NEW CUSTOMER → visit cafè → talk to barista → have coffee → BUY Words and arrows as on SKETCHNOTE approach Keep it simple

AFTERNOON

  1. Ask feedbacks "How might we" questions HMW top left of a sticky notes
  2. Pick a target

Tuesday

SOLUTIONS

OBJECTIVES:

MORNING

Remix and Improve Lightning Demos:

  • Make a list Inspiring solutions from outside
  • 3-minute demos For each team member
  • Capture big idea while running demo

AFTERNOON

Sketch

The Mind Reader

  1. Notes With your long term goal in mind, 20 minute session to take notes
  2. Ideas 20 minute, privately.
  3. Crazy8 Divide your paper into 8 screens and design 8 solutions in 8 minutes
  4. Solution 30 to 90 minutes. Three panel storyboard by sketching in 3 sticky notes.

Wednesday

You'll have a stack of solution.

DECIDE WHICH SOLUTION HAVE THE BEST CHANCE OF ACHIEVING YOUR GOAL

OBJECTIVES:

MORNING

Solution → CRITIQUE → DECIDE Critique feedbacks on design and common honest decisions

AFTERNOON

Storyboard Draw a grid and start with scenes

Thursday

You'll have a storyboard.

"Fake it" MINDSET TO TURN STORYBOARD INTO PROTOTYPE

OBJECTIVES:

Having a Prototype from the best solutions

Friday

You have a prototype

Interview customers and learn by watching them

OBJECTIVES:

MORNING

Five Act Interview

  1. A friendly welcome
  2. A series of general, open-ended context questions about the customer
  3. Introduction to the prototype
  4. Detailed task to get the customer reacting to the prototype
  5. A quick debrief to capture the customer's impressions

AFTERNOON

Wrap Up and shared solution