Innovate at lightning-fast speed with our Innovation Sprint Toolkit. You’ll learn proven no-nonsense workshop methods to generate and execute ideas with ease.
Our Innovation Toolkit is an incredibly adaptable and versatile tool, expertly crafted around two of the five core principles of Design Thinking. It empowers you to swiftly explore the problem space and identify the most pressing challenge to tackle during the workshop.
The toolkit was designed to help you start running Innovation workshops with your team. Inside the package, we’ve put together a collection of tried-and-tested exercises that have been very successful in both small businesses and large organizations alike! Here’s what you’ll find inside…
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Learn how to drive innovation with your teams in just one day with our guides, exercises and workshop plan.
The toolkit is divided into four parts with practical exercises, prompt cards, worksheets, and a facilitator’s guide.
It includes step-by-step instructions and all resources for running an Innovation Workshop in just one day so your team can learn about, discuss and create ideas for new products or services together.
Explore problems and pain points with the goal of transforming these into challenges that you will solve during workshop.
This part focuses on defining who might be affected by the challenge as well as how they interact with it.
Use people's stories to identify opportunities and features that might help them achieve their goals.
Create simple visualizations that show how someone would interact using your potential solution.
The Innovation Toolkit is a flexible tool for any team member inside your organization; CEOs, managers, product developers, designers, marketing teams, etc.
Managers & Team Leads
When you start an innovation project, do you have difficulties finding the right key improvement area with your team?
Product People & Designers
Do you get caught up in your ideas and struggle to decide which duties are the most important to complete?
Consultants & CEOs
Do you find developing new ideas results in time-consuming meetings in which you cannot seem to reach an agreement?
We believe innovation should be part of the culture of an organization. Embraced by everyone will result in more cohesive work across teams as well as better products for customers.
We’ve trained many teams and clients all around the world. Here’s what they have to say…
Martin Backes and his team are undoubtedly skilled and qualified innovation practitioners who know what they are talking about. They gave us a great foundation in facilitation techniques and Design Sprint methodology. The quality of their teaching and facilitation and the attention to detail in the way they present their approach set them apart. There is no doubt the methodology works and it’s impressive that we could do it all remotely without a hitch. We would definitely recommend their service to everyone who wants to change their way of working and foster team collaboration with innovative ways of problem-solving, decision-making, all while de-risking strategic projects.
We hired him to direct and consult us in our vision of becoming a worldwide-leading audio product. He used some custom-made Sprints to effectively align the Blinkist stakeholder team on the company’s brand and supported us in the process of becoming an audio-first company. The workshops were highly engaging and super productive. I was impressed by the amount of output we generated as a group, what would have taken months, took days. The Sprints gave our project the right boost to then go ahead and execute, bringing it to market only a few months later! In the end, we were even awarded the German Design Award for this project.
I am happy to recommend Martin for his excellent work as a UX & Usability teacher, trainer, and workshop facilitator at XDi. Martin has a talent for explaining complex concepts in a clear and simple way, making it easy for students to understand. He is also skilled at tailoring learning programs to meet the unique needs of his students, providing actionable and practical takeaways for immediate application. I highly recommend Martin for any training, or workshop facilitation role. He is an exceptional educator and a valuable asset to any organization.
Martin is an exceptional UX & UI Design mentor, teacher, and workshop facilitator. He has a remarkable talent for engaging and motivating his students while equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed. As a creative and dynamic instructor, Martin is constantly seeking new ways to make learning fun and engaging. His passion for teaching and his commitment to helping his students reach their goals is unparalleled. He is a great asset to StartSteps, and I highly recommend him.
Prepare yourself to dive into exploring problems, identify the key players involved in your problem, and envision a possible solution. Learn more and ask for a consultation via this form or reserve an Innovation Sprint session with us.