A CHIC GEEK SPECIAL EVENT

DESIGN SPRINT WORKSHOP:

the doing after the thinking in the design process

Thursday May 25, 2017  |  6:00 - 9:00 PM
Tickets: FREE

ATB Entrepreneur Centre: 1110 17 Ave SW, Calgary

Presented by AJ&Smart, Hosted by Chic Geek

What's that you say? You want to learn tangible, repeatable techniques for developing a new product and/or feature ideas while sipping on a bubbly beverage? Have we got the workshop for you!

Solving problems and coming up with new ideas is hard –  whether it's for new features for an existing product, or even for an entirely new product concept. Even if you've already got some great ideas, it can be difficult to figure out which ones will satisfy all the business goals and stakeholders.

 

However, if you have a solid framework for creating, curating and realising ideas, you can cut through all the difficulty and frustration and start putting real products in peoples' hands. AJ&Smart, a digital product design studio based in Berlin, uses the Design Sprint process every single week to help the best companies in the world build amazing products faster than ever before!


Join AJ&Smart and Chic Geek for an intense, hands-on workshop where we'll give you an introduction to the Design Sprint process and teach you tangible techniques to use within your company or team to create effective solutions for a problem, incredibly quickly.

So...What IS a Design Sprint?

The sprint is a five-day process for answering critical business questions through design, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers. Developed at Google Ventures, it’s a “greatest hits” of business strategy, innovation, behaviour science, design thinking, and more—packaged into a battle-tested process that any team can use.

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THANKS TO OUR PARTNER!

P.S. We know that the tech sector hasn’t been scoring so well on the diversity card. But diversity drives innovation. We’re taking a stand against our low diversity score by showcasing more women as role-models, leaders, mentors and speakers in the space. Join us to inspire more gender diversity in tech. Men are encouraged to support, share and attend too :)

WORKSHOP LEAD

Brittni Bowering

GET IN TOUCH: Instagam @brittnibow

Hey, I’m Brittni! I’m an ex-Calgarian living in Berlin, Germany! I am the awareness lead at a Digital Product Design studio called AJ&Smart. We help some of the biggest companies in the world design better products faster. If you’ve seen our Instagram you’ll also know, we don’t take ourselves too seriously (@ajsmartdesign). 

 

One of our philosophies is to be transparent about how we work, and that’s why we’re bringing our Design Sprint Workshop to Canada! I also run a weekly standup comedy show (in English) in the heart of Berlin called Adorable Idiots... which is random, but FUN! 

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