Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days
Simon and Schuster, Mar 8, 2016 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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“Sprint offers a transformative formula for testing ideas that works whether you’re at a startup or a large organization. Within five days, you’ll move from idea to prototype to decision, saving you and your team countless hours and countless dollars. A must read for entrepreneurs of all stripes.” —Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup
From three partners at Google Ventures, a unique five-day process for solving tough problems, proven at more than a hundred companies.
Entrepreneurs and leaders face big questions every day: What’s the most important place to focus your effort, and how do you start? What will your idea look like in real life? How many meetings and discussions does it take before you can be sure you have the right solution?
Now there’s a surefire way to answer these important questions: the sprint. Designer Jake Knapp created the five-day process at Google, where sprints were used on everything from Google Search to Google X. He joined Braden Kowitz and John Zeratsky at Google Ventures, and together they have completed more than a hundred sprints with companies in mobile, e-commerce, healthcare, finance, and more.
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - berezovskyi - LibraryThing
For now, I will rate it 5 stars until I do a few sprint rounds myself. First, the book is very interesting as it touches on different aspects of product design, including false signals (like users ... Read full review
Sprint: How To Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five DaysUser Review - Book Verdict
According to Knapp, John Zeratsky, and Braden Kowitz, all partners at Google Ventures, a sprint is a process for solving a business challenge in a week. The idea is that without the distractions of ... Read full review
Choose the best solutions without groupthink
Build a façade instead of a product
Get big insights from just five customers
Ask the right questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Look for old ideas and inspiration
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Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just 5 Days
Jake Knapp,John Zeratsky,Braden Kowitz
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