Design Sprints 101

Watch Programmers' Week 2021 Tech Talk and discover the ins and outs of running a design sprint

This September, Cognizant Softvision went beyond with our 7th-annual, week-long event dedicated to developers and software engineers from around the world. Programmers’ Week 2021 was filled with inspiring keynotes, specially-curated tech talks and discussions, all focusing on professional development, training, industry knowledge and trending technologies. 

Experience Design Director at the Vancouver studio, JL Lum joined the Programmers’ Week lineup to discuss design sprints. JL revealed the ins and outs of running a design sprint in his presentation, including:

  • What is a design sprint?
  • Why run a design sprint?
  • The phases of design sprints
  • Pros and cons
  • What an optimal sprint team looks like

In his presentation, JL shared many tips and tricks, including recommendations on team workshops. “Try to limit your distractions…Whether in-person or remote, you want to remove as many distractions as possible so they can be focused in the workshops.”

Hear more from JL and watch the full presentation here:


To learn more about Programmers’ Week, click here.