Design Sprint

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The design sprint is the diagnostic tool we use to collaboratively determine the problem, propose solutions, and test our hypotheses.

By reducing distractions, gathering the appropriate stakeholders, and applying a disciplined and proven analytical approach, design sprints effectively get much accomplished in little time. This approach clarifies goals, problems, and solutions for EVERYONE involved; not just a siloed creative group, separate from the clients, developers, and users.

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Identify The Root Problem Together

Through targeted exercises aimed at revealing assumptions and understanding the needs and experiences of all the users involved, the group will work together on a shared understanding of the real problem, so that we have a clear direction on solutions to design.

Generate Ideas To Discuss

With a shared understanding of the problem, everyone in the group will participate in idea generation exercises, ensuring all ideas are brought to the table and discussed. Exercises get the creative juices flowing and break down the "creative barriers" to ensure no solution is left unexplored.

Test And Challenge Ideas To Find The Right Solutions

With ideas and solutions mapped out, the team can explore all of the potential ideas and determine which solutions merit consideration.

Build And Test In Days

With an idea to test, the team can work on a simple prototype to put in front of real users. This breaks down the hurdles of a normal project process and gets real ideas in front of users in days rather than months. This process reduces wasted time and resources spent going down the wrong path and yields helpful feedback early on which to iterate.

What Clients Say About Planet Argon

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Steve Suo, Managing Producer at Oregonian/OregonLive

"The Oregonian and Planet Argon really are in the business of understanding people's needs for information, and how to provide it and anticipating how people want to work with information. I think Planet Argon is very effective at that."
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Marsh Meyers, Education Manager at Oregon Coast Aquarium

"[The Discovery workshop] got our staff thinking a little more like web designers, I think. In other words, we got into a mindset closer to yours as you got into a mindset closer to ours."
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Phoebe O'Leary, Director of Operations at Meyer Memorial Trust

"It really impressed us how Planet Argon always stayed on task, never felt that we were sidelined for another project. You always feel like the most important client."
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Robert Mcginnis, Owner at Open City Freight

"The team is awesome at working with me and understanding the bigger picture of my project."
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Krista Sharlin, Digital and Social Media Manager at Applegate

"The team at Planet Argon quickly became an extension of our own and they continue to be strong and trustworthy development partners."

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