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Design Sprints | March 26, 2020

How do you design products and services that people love? While this is a big question to answer, it can be solved using a process…

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Innovation Series | March 9, 2020

Kim Jenkins is changing the discussion about the fashion industry and how its social, cultural, and historical influences show up in our daily lives and determine…

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Innovation Series | January 27, 2020

Wolfgang Wopperer-Beholz is a London-based facilitator and self-described sense-maker who helps organizations and startups navigate change and complexity through training and coaching. He started his…

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Innovation Series | January 20, 2020

When Sonja Kresojevic was hired at Pearson, she led digital transformation for the international part of their business. After a year, she was promoted and…

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Innovation Series | January 13, 2020

Solomon will be speaking at our upcoming event — Control the Room: The 2nd Annual Austin Facilitator Summit! Taking place at Austin’s Capital Factory on February 6th,…

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Innovation Series | December 30, 2019

Sunni will be speaking at our upcoming event — Control the Room: The 2nd Annual Austin Facilitator Summit! Taking place at Austin’s Capital Factory on February 6th,…

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Innovation Series | December 16, 2019

Amie Gray is an expert in launching external innovation programs at F1000 global corporations. She is the CEO of N³ Innovation, a small company based…

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Innovation Series | December 9, 2019

Tristan Kromer coaches startups and intrapreneurs on how to put startup principles into practice. Along with his team at Kromatic, Tristan has worked with early-stage…

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Meeting Culture | March 30, 2020

Right now, if you’re not working in a hospital, grocery store, pharmacy, or other essential business, you’re likely working from home as best as you…

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Design Sprints | March 26, 2020

How do you design products and services that people love? While this is a big question to answer, it can be solved using a process…

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Meeting Culture | March 25, 2020

The unknowns of COVID-19 pose a concern for how to continue business as usual and many facilitators have found themselves wondering how to navigate this…

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Workshops | March 24, 2020

This is part of the 2020 Control The Room speaker video series. In February we hosted the second annual facilitator summit, Control The Room, at Austin’s…

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Design Sprints | March 20, 2020

When you desperately need to jumpstart project at work, there’s one tried-and-true method: a Design Sprint. A Design Sprint is a five-day process where you…

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Meeting Culture | March 16, 2020

Many of us have adopted the mantra “work hard, play hard,” as a method to construct our work and social lives around; “the harder I…

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Conflict Resolution | March 12, 2020

“In life, change is inevitable. In business, change is vital.” -Warren G. Bennis If there’s one sure thing in life, it’s that change is constant…

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Facilitation | March 11, 2020

Last week, Austin Tech Alliance hosted a “town hall” ideation gathering to discuss the threat of coronavirus during the upcoming SXSW Conference and Festivals and beyond. Members…

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THE BOOK | AVAILABLE NOW

Beyond the Prototype

A roadmap for navigating the fuzzy area between ideas and outcomes
By Douglas Ferguson

Have you ever struggled to move a key innovation project forward at work? Based on his experiences running Design Sprints for top companies, Douglas Ferguson wrote Beyond the Prototype to offer practical advice for people shifting from discovery to realization. Full of stories from companies like Google, Liberty Mutual, and Adobe, this guide outlines six steps that every team should take to launch their vision.

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