The almighty

Design Sprint

Creating and testing ideas in less than a week

Validating ideas in less than a week

A Google Design Sprint is a 4 or 5-day process that ends endless debates & discussions to rapidly help a team solve big challenges, create new products/services or improve existing ones. 

From strategy to ideas to prototyping to testing with real customers, all in less than a week.

Why run a Design Sprint?

You face a challenge that needs to be solved. Don’t invest months of thinking, developing, trying and building, but invest a week instead. You will hear in just 5 days what your customer truly thinks ánd you made tangible progress as team. Design sprints are the fastest way to find out if you should proceed with the solution to a challenge.

Save time

5 months

5 days

Save money

Build the wrong solution

Build a prototype to test & learn

Save discussions

Driven by assumptions

Decisions based on customer insights

When run a Design Sprint?

  • to create and test a new product, service, proposition or process
  • when you are looking to improve your customer experience
  • when you are looking to understand your customer and validate needs and pains
  • to create or improve and test a website or app
  • when you are looking to create a problem solving mindset and skills in teams

The power of Design Sprints

  • Focus on the customer / end-user
  • Time-boxed. No endless discussions
  • Run with multi-disciplinary team (6-7 people)
  • Individual brainstorm & bringing it together
  • Make decisions
  • Build prototype & get feedback
  • From idea to tested prototype in just 5 days
  • It's all visual

You have a challenge, 

we have the process

Examples of challenges we have already solved

How might we…

  • …help clients in China to use our product safely?
  • …help drivers to digitally share their damage claims?
  • …help lawyers to do their work more easily and efficiently?
  • ….welcome our new employees?
  • ….re-create the library services for elementary schools?
  • ….sell our product directly to the consumer?

And 79 other challenges

Check if your challenge is ready for a Design Sprint

We will never say that just running a Design Sprint will solve all your challenges. We are true believers of the process because it gets you started with a solid base. It is a pressure-cooker that boosts a project or challenge forward. 

For the Design Sprint process to truly prosper, proper preparation is needed in the weeks before the Design Sprint. The better prepared you are, the more valuable and most likely validated your outcomes will be. These outcomes will be the start of your next steps towards a final (live) solution. 

Challenges in need of attention

Far too many times we hear a lot of talking, but don’t see people acting. So many challenges, where to start? That’s why we love the Design Sprint, it is such a good fire-starter. We are especially passionate about finding impactful solutions. A few challenges lay extra close to our heart.

🚗 The great Design Sprint roadtrip

Travel increases your versatility, adaptability and sparks creativity. All key ingredients for solving challenges in new ways. 2020 is the year of our big Sprint Adventure Roadtrip. We’ll drive from Amsterdam to Beppu, from A to B. On the trip we’ll look for inspiration, share the Design Sprint love and get out of our comfort zone. Want to join us?

About us

We’re adventurous out-of-the-box do-ers, engaged facilitators, challenging the status quo with humor, energy and years of innovation practice. We have run 85+ Design Sprints globally and countless innovation mindset workshops to get teams moving and adapt a growth mindset.

Get in touch

we love to hear from you

☎ Robert: +31 6 361 633 69
☎ Margriet: +31 6 471 510 18

📮 info@orangeminds.nl

🌏 Based in Amsterdam – Working globally

About us

We’re Orange Minds, adventurous out-of-the-box do-ers, engaged facilitators, challenging the status quo with humor, energy and years of innovation practice. We have run 85+ Design Sprints globally and countless innovation mindset workshops to get companies moving and adapt a growth mindset.

👉 Challenges in need of attention

Far too many times we hear a lot of talking, but don't see people acting. So many challenges, where to start? That's why we love the Design Sprint, it is such a good fire-starter. We are especially passionate about finding impactful solutions. A few challenges lay extra close to our heart.

Contact Us

☎ Robert: +31 6 361 633 69 
☎ Margriet: +31 6 471 510 18 

📮 info@orangeminds.nl

🌏 Based in Amsterdam • Working globally

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