Sprint: How to Prototype and Test Any Idea in 5 Days

Jake Knapp & Daniel Burka, Design Partners at Google Ventures

Quick Tip 1

Apply “rent before you buy” with software development.

Quick Tip 2

A 5-day design sprint consists of 1) creating time pressure by scheduling user interviews for the 5th day, 2) building prototypes of different solutions, and 3) conducting quick research to see how users react to your product.

Quick Tip 3

A prototype should feel real. You want people to feel like they’re using an app and get their genuine feedback.

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