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    WFH Webinar: Design Sprints - Separating Sense from Snake Oil

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    Please note that this will now be via webinar, instead of in person. Register via the link to join us!

    Tim Paciolla from Atlassian joins David Jones to dig in on good and bad practices. Things might get spicy and attendees will have the chance to ask questions. Design Sprints are still the new, new hotness. More and more product people, designers and engineers are being called to facilitate the workshops. This means facilitation is a skill that a lot of people suddenly find themselves needing, and needing to get better at.

    Key Takeaways

    β–ͺ Separating the sense from the snake oil about design sprints
    β–ͺ Pro tips to help your design sprint succeed, and gotchas to avoid
    β–ͺ Adapting design sprints to tricky situations (going remote, anyone?)
    β–ͺ How to apply design sprint facilitation techniques to other product design group sessions

    About the Speakers

    Tim Paciolla, Head of Design - Jira Service Desk / ITSM, Atlassian | He has spent the past 25 years involved in software development. He started in quality assurance and has held management positions in engineering, product management and product design. In addition to Atlassian, he's spent time at Apple, Yahoo! and global design agency frog.

    David Jones - Founder/CEO, Pointzi
    Β | David will be asking the questions; a product-obsessed founder whose last company, ThreatMetrix, exited for over $1B. His previous company exited to Surfcontrol (now Websense) and his current company is Pointzi, which delivers a codeless SaaS Onboarding solution for mobile and web applications.

    About Fishburners

    Fishburners is much more than a coworking space. We are a not for profit, passionate community of 300+ scalable tech startups that only exists thanks to our amazing sponsors - Google for Startups, UTS, Chartered Accountants, and Jobs for NSW.Β We are dedicated to inspiring and helping startups get started, grow and succeed. Our goal is to make the hardest thing you’ve ever done easier!

    We do this through our differentΒ memberships which provide the facilities, resources, learning and development, mentoring, and connections that you need for your idea to come to life and flourish. We also open our doors and host some of the largest, regular events in the Australian startup ecosystem, including our weekly lunchtime learningΒ workshops, and Shark Tank-style, Friday night pitches. Member or not, you're welcome to attend and/or get involved! Any questions about memberships or events, please feel free to emailΒ 


    Please head up toΒ L3 of the Sydney Startup Hub, and walk down the yellow corridor to the Ideas Space. BYO lunch!Β 

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