From complexity to clarity in one week with Enterprise Design Sprints
Does any of this sound like you?
- You’re a changemaker working on a complex problem either as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur. You have some resources for making change but will need to work with partners, policymakers, or others to scale your impact.
- You’re a product manager, business analyst, designer, architect, or systems engineer in a large organization.
- You’re working on a difficult problem which will need to be solved in phases over months or years.
- You’re managing a portfolio of work that spans multiple time phases or teams.
Are you running into any of these problems?
- The product design cycle is taking too long.
- You’re delivering value but getting a lackluster response from customers and stakeholders.
- You have great ideas and the customer likes them, but there's no roadmap to get them into production.
- You have multiple stakeholders, none of whom are on the same page.
- You don’t have one single, completely informed decision maker who can make the final call.
- You’re having difficulties reconciling modern experiences with legacy systems and business processes.
- You have “wicked problems” to tackle but your organization is ignoring them in favor of low-hanging fruit. And you’re starting to run out of low-hanging fruit.
- You’re having difficulty helping other people focus on anything beyond the latest fire.
If any of that resonated with you, an Enterprise Design Sprint might be exactly what you’re looking for. Combining elements from agile, design thinking, enterprise architecture, and systems engineering, Enterprise Design Sprints will help you make sure that you're delivering value over the long term. This talk will cover the theory and mechanics behind planning and running your own sprint, with examples from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Outline/Structure of the Talk
- The problem
- What solutions exist and why they're not enough
- What an Enterprise Design Sprint is
- Benefits of trying one
- Picking a great Enterprise Design Sprint topic
- Planning your sprint
- As-is phase
- High-level to-be phase
- Detailed to-be phase
- Incorporating Enterprise Design Sprints into the Scaled Agile Framework
- Learn about when and why the Enterprise Design Sprint structure can be helpful
- A blueprint for planning and running an Enterprise Design Sprint
- Tips for starting and scaling Enterprise Design Sprints in your own organization
Practitioners working in complex enterprises. Especially useful for product managers/owners working in the government space.
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