The basic outline a sprint is as follows:
SET UP: Assign tasks in teams, schedule the sprint.
MAP: Set the long term goal and map processes to get to this goal. Check the process and decide on specific area to focus on for the sprint.
SKETCH: Remix and improve. Review solutions from other industries. Capture big ideas. Generate variations and solutions.
DECIDE: Voting for most interesting ideas. Speed critique. Super vote. Storyboarding for chosen ideas.
PROTOTYPE: Faking it, picking the right tools, divide and conquer, stitch it together, trial run.
TEST: Act, interview, learn together, look for patterns, review and revisit.
“One of the issues we, and many others face is identifying and implementing the ideas that come up in a workplace. Working with Nils has provided a practical set of tools and experiences that has allowed us to turn more of the talk into actions”