ADAPTOVATE coaches organisations to be able to answer big problems and develop working prototypes within a week. One way we do this is we employ design sprints to start delivering value to customers through rapid product iterations. Design sprints are a key way to deliver a prototype.
But what is prototyping and why is it important to business?
Developing a small scale, rapid version of anything, be it a small maquette model of your future home, or a test version (MVP) of a new application will allow for fast immediate feedback to assist rapid iterative development. (test and learn).
A simple understanding of this is your everyday mobile app, that requires regular updating on your phone. The mobile app is never final, and is always learning from user feedback and improving on the last version.
A lot of the prototyping ADAPTOVATE is involved in, will have a version or part of a design with enough functioning elements to understand and test functionality and risks.
Rather than a traditional planning process in which the customer is the last person involved, putting prototypes in front of customers, engage them as quickly as possible. Customer feedback lies at the heart of the test and learn approach as teams are able to continually improve and refine products.
Creating a fast, cost-effective feedback cycle on a prototype will allow an end product to be much closer to what the custome