RERUN: How the Design Sprint Was Born
RemakeNovember 04, 202101:48:45249.23 MB

RERUN: How the Design Sprint Was Born

REVISITING EPISODE 004: 

Jake Knapp is one of the most influential product designers living today. Formerly a product designer at Microsoft, Google, and Google Ventures, he’s the creator of the Design Sprint process, which transformed the way hundreds of enterprises and thousands of designers around the world approach new product design. He is also a bestselling author of two books, Sprint, and Make Time.

 

EPISODE SUMMARY

In this conversation we talk about:

  • Surviving Covid and chaos
  • Finding positivity in hard things
  • Jake’s childhood and the sense of possibility
  • What is Design? Problem-solving or gooey rainbows?
  • What’s broken with how companies approach new products?
  • How did the idea of the Design Sprint come about?
  • How to explain Design Sprints to an unsuspecting person
  • Writing a science-fiction novel, resistance

We also discuss:

  • Dogs
  • Spiders in Thailand
  • Quotes on the Internet
  • US Presidential History
  • The ReMarkable Tablet, and more

 

TIMESTAMP CHAPTERS

[2:59] Life During Covid

[13:45] The Art of Political Speaking

[19:53] Reclaiming Design

[24:50] Childhood Magic

[34:00] Creating Possibility Amidst Walls of Reality

[46:55] Revolutionary Shifts and the Birth of the Design Sprint

[1:04:10] The Growth of the Design Sprint

[1:14:50] Core Ideas of the Sprint

[1:20:23] Building Decision Making

[1:26:14] The Motive Behind Deadlines

[1:32:26] Passion Projects and Parenting

 

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