By designing a system to learn, not just do, Bill Walsh changed football’s approach to confronting challenges. Those of us in the digital product industry can learn from this unconventional approach, even off the football field. This mindset will help you make decisions in complex situations, give you a greater perspective on your challenges, and remind you that outcomes-driven development — not just delivery — is the most important part of winning whatever game you’re playing.
The First 15: A Product Strategy for Diagnosis & Growth
We've found that different clients aren’t always ready to build and they also don’t know exactly what to do in order to realize a particular opportunity. There’s a lot of hard work that goes into making a great product before you start making the product. So why don't more internal teams do this kind of exploratory work? Plenty of teams do, and it's fantastic. But there are plenty of good, understandable reasons why teams & leaders don't get into this on their own.
Our product experts share their perspective on five central questions around design sprints, including value for clients, biggest challenges, takeaways from their experiences and more.
2020 Design Sprint Retrospective
We’ve worked to define what it takes to craft a team of individuals that are truly passionate about learning. What we’ve found is that you must work to make it a habit. It requires a continuous “loop” of attention, testing, and reflection. This article will cover our approach to learning and adaptation.
A Fresh Take on The Learning Process: The Adaptive Loop
Your team's North Star is an orientation aid that helps you understand where you are and set your instruments for the journey. Learn how to calibrate your team for the road ahead with this template.
NORTH Canvas: A Template for Navigating Change