Using design sprints to build prototypes and testing them with customers allows for rapid learn and adapt cycles which is the fastest way to find out if a product is worth developing, if a feature is worth the effort, or if your value proposition is really valid.
It is the best of business strategy, design thinking, lean startup and behavioural science – packed into a process that that has been tested and refined over 4-years with hundreds of startups and corporate teams.
The design sprint process will help generate ideas, prioritise them, develop realistic prototypes and test them with customers. This enables your teams to get data on how customers really behave at a fraction of the cost of traditional approaches, leading to a rapid increase in revenue, reduction in time to market and enabling fatally flawed projects to change direction or be shut down quickly – saving time and money.
A Design Sprint will:
Contact us to run your own design sprint
Working with Surge, you are plugging your company into a well-oiled machine.
Our expert sprint facilitators have extensive experience working on a wide variety of projects in many different industries and have run sprints at many of the leading brands such as Standard Bank, ABSA, BCX, Telkom, MMI, Hollard, Sanlam and Alexander Forbes.
We also have a worldclass team of designers, web developers and data scientists that help turn brain farts into reality.
Define long term goal
Define Sprint outcome and questions
Identify stakeholders and SME's
Learn through interviews and lightning talks
Ideate many solutions
Choose the best solutions
Design the prototype
Build one or two prototypes
Test prototype with real users
Standard Bank, Head of Payments
No problem. We’ll teach you how to run a design sprints during a fun 1 day face to face masterclass.
- learn from people with real-world sprint experience
- get our slide decks and sprint playbook
- gain practical experience by running a mock sprint during the training
- get all stationary and tools you need to run your own sprint
Up to 50 people can be trained, working in groups of 5.