During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen a lot of well written articles, carefully crafted videos and in-depth masterclass offerings on how to do remote work like a champ. In fact, most professionals now have a working version of their own ‘remote office’ in place, thanks to work-from-home mandates and other related policies that have only accelerated the practice.
When it comes to doing virtual design sprints, a lot of these recommendations with remote work and collaboration work very well. …
I’m very happy to announce the 5th Global Virtual Design Sprint (GVDS), taking place from Monday, October 5 through Friday, October 30. 😁
As always, there’s a lot to cover. New formats, updated offerings and even some surprise events. We’ll go over it all in this article.
🤫 (Psst…if you’re just looking to take advantage of some early bird registration (till September 11), skip the line and follow this link.)
The grand experiment with doing an entire month of virtual design sprints last May made four things loud and clear:
What kind of pushback have you heard whenever you’ve tried to sell or pitch a design sprint process? Do any of these sound familiar as a buyer (or seller) of the process?
Those are all substantive and valid reasons to reconsider a design sprint engagement… and there are a lot more where that came from. Skill gaps, not knowing the process, political buy-in, workflow integration, and humans liking routine so much that they never want to change it… even if it’s horribly inefficient to begin with. …