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How to Build and Test an Idea in Just 40 Hours

Jake Knapp, Google Ventures, author of Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

Location: Your office

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm ET

Overview

Jake KnappLooking to save your team countless hours and dollars? To get unstuck? Learn how the design sprint can give you a superpower: the ability to build and test nearly any idea in just 40 hours. The sprint—a five-day process for answering critical business questions through designing, prototyping, and testing ideas—is a “greatest hits” of business battle-tested processes any team can use. Sharing this shortcut to learning and innovation is Jake Knapp, creator of Google Ventures’ sprint process, co-creator of Google Hangouts, and author of The New York Times bestseller Sprint. To date, Jake has run over a hundred sprints with companies such as 23andme, Slack, Nest, Blue Bottle Coffee, Foundation Medicine.

In this webinar, Jake will teach the basics of what a sprint is and how to run one with your own team, no matter your industry.

Specifically he will cover:

  • How to choose a challenge to tackle during your week-long sprint
  • What type of team you need to assemble
  • What time and space you need
  • How to sketch solutions to your challenge or problem
  • How to decide on the best solutions without groupthink
  • The importance of prototyping: build a façade instead of a product
  • Conducting customer Interviews: Test the prototype with real customers
  • Learn: Find patterns and plan the next step

Jake Knapp created Google Venture’s sprint process and is the author of Sprint. He has run more than a hundred sprints with startups such as 23andme, Slack, Nest, and Foundation Medicine. Previously, Jake worked at Google, leading sprints for everything from Gmail to Google X. He is currently among the world’s tallest designers.

Team attendance encouraged; no additional fee!

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Sprint BookSprint is a book about surprising ideas: that the biggest challenges require less time, not more; that individuals produce better solutions than teams; and that you can test anything in one week by building a realistic façade.

Sprint takes you behind the scenes with some of America's most fascinating startups as they sprint on difficult problems. You'll meet a hotel robotics maker searching for the perfect robot personality, an innovative coffee roaster expanding to new markets, a company organizing the world's cancer data, and Slack, the fastest-growing business app in history.
A practical guide to answering critical business questions, Sprint is a book for teams of any size, from small startups to Fortune 100s, from teachers to nonprofits. It’s for anyone with a big opportunity, problem, or idea who needs to get answers today.\

 

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SIGN UP ONLINE OR CALL 800-338-2223 or 781-891-8080

 

** This is the second of four webinar sessions in our exclusive AGILE INNOVATION GURU SERIES to be held on consecutive Tuesdays and Thursdays in October. Sign up for the whole series and learn how to conduct sprints, use SCRUM, and successfully translate Agile principles into practices for product development beyond IT.

Session Leaders

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Jake Knapp created Google Venture’s sprint process and is the author of Sprint. He has run more than a hundred sprints with startups such as 23andme, Slack, Nest, and Foundation Medicine. Previously, Jake worked at Google, leading sprints for everything from Gmail to Google X. He is currently among the world’s tallest designers.

 

Team attendance encouraged; no additional fee!

 Register Now

 

 

 

** This is the first of four webinar sessions in our exclusive AGILE INNOVATION GURU SERIES to be held on consecutive Tuesdays in October. Sign up for the whole series and learn how to conduct sprints, use SCRUM, and successfully translate Agile principles into practices for product development beyond IT.

What you will learn

By participating in this session, you will learn:
  • How to choose a challenge to tackle during your week-long sprint
  • What type of team you need to assemble
  • What time and space you need
  • How to sketch solutions to your challenge or problem
  • How to decide on the best solutions without groupthink
  • The importance of prototyping: build a façade instead of a product
  • Conducting customer Interviews: Test the prototype with real customers
  • Learn: Find patterns and plan the next step

 

Team attendance encouraged; no additional fee!

 Register Now

 

** This is the first of four webinar sessions in our exclusive AGILE INNOVATION GURU SERIES to be held on consecutive Tuesdays in October. Sign up for the whole series and learn how to conduct sprints, use SCRUM, and successfully translate Agile principles into practices for product development beyond IT.

SIGN UP ONLINE OR CALL 800-338-2223 or 781-891-8080

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