… is an iterative process rooted in user feedback.
To reduce waste, Product Teams create feedback loops early on and challenge assumptions.
The user is in focus from start to finish.
The design of any product must respond to the needs of the user.
The Design Sprint is the stage when a Product Team defines the MVP before the Build Sprint starts.
The Design Sprint as most people understand it comes from the Google Ventures Design Sprint.
The Google Ventures team defines it as a 5-day process made up of 5 phases:
We are not going to follow the Google Ventures sprint precisely. Here is an overview of the reviewed process:
Qualitative user research
Quantitative user research
Collecting survey responses
What have we identified from conducting research?
What does the user journey look like?
How might we meet the user need?
What are the main technical challenges of the build?
What are the consequences of this product?
What do users think of the prototype?
In any project, the Define, Prototype and Test phases may need to be repeated several times over until you have a prototype users are happy with.
In this case, we are constrained by the course timetable so we won’t have time to redefine