Darwin Peltan and Alastair Lee
Session type: Lecture
Session level: Intermediate
Faster feature discovery with Google Design Sprints
Faster feature discovery with Google Design Sprints – Darwin Peltan & Alastair Lee, Product Pilot
Product Management 2016
Stop debating new product ideas and start putting them to the test using Google Ventures’ Design Sprints. This technique allows teams to generate new ideas and test them with users in just five days. In this workshop you’ll learn how to plan and run a successful product Design Sprint.
How can teams quickly discover and validate new product ideas? How do they develop a shared understanding of what’s to be built? How do they include stakeholders in the process to avoid having to sell in ideas later?
The answer lies in Google Ventures’ Design Sprints. This technique allows a team to generate new ideas and test them with users in just five days.
In this workshop we’ll share our experiences of planning and running successful product Design Sprints. We’ll cover
– How to prepare for a sprint so you get the most from it
– The 6 key stages of a discovery sprint and the key techniques to use in each stage
– The main roles within the sprint
Darwin Peltan - biography
Darwin is passionate about building products and services that customers love. He has more than 10 years of experience and has worked with startups, charities and large commercial organisations. Darwin is an active member of the agile community and is a co-organiser of the Product Tank South West community.
Alastair Lee - biography
Alastair is co-founder of Product Pilot, a digital product development consultancy based in Bristol. He has a background in Product Management and strategic UX and has lead digital teams at the BBC, Time Out, and Bristol City Council.