Innovation from Start to Scale: Best of Design Sprints 2018
Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

Innovation from Start to Scale: Best of Design Sprints 2018

  • Northwestern Mutual | Learnvest (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us to discover how businesses from startups to legacy organizations in mature markets are driving growth and creating massive value for their customers and their companies by adopting new approaches to product development and fostering organizational cultures that embrace empathy, experimentation and collaboration. The evening will include a mix of panel discussions, short lightening talks and interactive sessions around design thinking, design sprints, and business model innovation frameworks and methodologies.

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Human Centered Design + Blockchain
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Human Centered Design + Blockchain

We're early days in the world of blockchain, but the speculation that it will disrupt long-standing products and services is rampant. Several hurdles including scalability, usability, and functionality must be overcome for the technology to be adopted by the masses. As blockchain makes its way into the mainstream, it will be up to designers to temper its technical complexity with usability.

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Bitesized Blockchain - A Workshop with Kandis O'Brien
Nov
9
3:00 PM15:00

Bitesized Blockchain - A Workshop with Kandis O'Brien

What’s the word on everyone’s lips? Blockchain. Bitesized Blockchain is just that, an introduction to Blockchain presented in small “bites” that will take you through Blockchain. The presentation will be followed by a workshop to setup a wallet. There will be a separate sign-up for those interested in attending the workshop at check-in.

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Design Sprint SF
Oct
17
5:00 PM17:00

Design Sprint SF

Design Sprints - Best of 2018

Unable to attend the Google Design Sprint Conference? Join us for an evening of 15-minute lightning talks and panel discussions around design thinking, design sprints, and business model innovation frameworks and methodologies. Listen to local experts and engage in open discussions about industry best practices. Come to learn, share, evolve, and expand your practice.

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The Weight of Digital Waste: Designing for a Sustainable Future
Oct
16
6:30 PM18:30

The Weight of Digital Waste: Designing for a Sustainable Future

As our storage of data in the cloud continues to grow exponentially, all those saved e-mails, pictures, audio and video files that form our digital footprint are creating an environmental impact that we’ve only just begun to reckon with. In this hand-on, interactive session hosted by The SIX, let’s explore this question and prototype bold new solutions. 

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Google Design Sprint Conference 2018
Oct
1
to Oct 2

Google Design Sprint Conference 2018

Share and Engage with the Design Sprint Community

The Design Sprint Conference is a small format “unconference” style event, where leaders from the fields of Design Thinking and Innovation can come together for an open discussion about frameworks and methods from across the industry to share knowledge, evolve the methodology and expand their practice. #sprintcon

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1 Day Bootcamp SF
Sep
27
to Sep 28

1 Day Bootcamp SF

Design a Better Business - San Francisco

After a series of successful events in Europe and Asia, the DBB Workshop is coming to San Francisco for the first time in a 1-day Bootcamp format. This is a workshop based on lessons from the book Design a Better Business, written by Justin Lokitz and Maarten van Lieshout, both from BMI-US.



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Northwestern Mutual 'Adopting Data-Driven Mindsets'
Sep
27
3:00 PM15:00

Northwestern Mutual 'Adopting Data-Driven Mindsets'

Data-Driven Mindsets: How do you inform daily decisions with data?

Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, chatbots, blockchain, and connected devices present a new universe of opportunities for product managers. Modern product teams have an abundance of ideas on how to improve customer experience and reshape industries using these technologies. The challenge, however, is that most products fail to achieve meaningful customer adoption. Such risks can be mitigated by making better-informed decisions throughout the product lifecycle.

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Design Sprint NYC
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

Design Sprint NYC

The Future of Everything? Design Thinking Blockchain & Decentralization (3 of 3)

In our final, fully hands-on session of the design thinking blockchain series, we'll leverage our knowledge of core blockchain concepts along with the key UX considerations for designing distributed applications (DAPPs) we reviewed in session 2 to design a solution for supply chain transparency and provenance.

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Official Design Sprint Workshop with Jake Knapp
Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

Official Design Sprint Workshop with Jake Knapp

Learn the Design Sprint from its creator, Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

In this fun, fast-paced, hands-on event, you’ll learn by doing. In one day, Jake will rapidly lead you through a super-condensed Design Sprint process. You’ll learn tips and tricks for facilitating a Design Sprint (whether it’s your first or 101st) and for incorporating these techniques into normal meetings.


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Design Sprint NYC
Aug
30
6:00 PM18:00

Design Sprint NYC

  • SAP Leonardo Center at Hudson Yards (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Future of Everything? Design Thinking Blockchain & Decentralization (2 of 3)

In a three-part meetup series for blockchain beginners, let’s draw from the designer’s toolkit of empathy and experimentation to tackle how teams can evaluate and apply complex, emerging technologies like blockchain to solve challenges and create new opportunities for business while never losing sight of the human impact of what’s being created.

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Design Sprint NYC
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

Design Sprint NYC

The Future of Everything? Design Thinking Blockchain & Decentralization (1 of 3)

In a three-part meetup series for blockchain beginners, let’s draw from the designer’s toolkit of empathy and experimentation to tackle how teams can evaluate and apply complex, emerging technologies like blockchain to solve challenges and create new opportunities for business while never losing sight of the human impact of what’s being created.

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Design Sprint NYC
Jul
24
6:00 PM18:00

Design Sprint NYC

Design Thinking Blockchain & Decentralization (1 of 3)

Review foundational blockchain concepts through visual explanations and real-world examples. Share our hopes and fears as well as current UX and service design challenges around blockchain. Develop personas and journey maps to identify needs, priorities and pain points in current centralized systems (e.g. finance, health and insurance, logistics etc.,)

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Innovation and Technology
Jul
23
1:30 PM13:30

Innovation and Technology

72nd Annual SWAAAE Summer Conference

Our co-founder Diana will be speaking at session #2A Technology Roundtable. Learn how the aviation industry is leveraging technology and new approaches to increase transparency, speed up workflow, and create innovative new solutions to address needs. 

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'Ask the Expert' Office Hours
May
23
11:00 AM11:00

'Ask the Expert' Office Hours

Blue Run Ventures

The SIX has been invited to support Office Hours at Blue Run Ventures as a part of their 'Ask the Experts' program. If you are looking for advisory or consulting services around how to accelerate the your ability to build better experiences, processes, products and/or a better business please feel free to schedule a consult.

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Connected Food Futures Design Exhibition
May
16
9:00 AM09:00

Connected Food Futures Design Exhibition

FoodInno Symposium 2018

Come and cultivate connections across the food supply chain and design collaborative solutions to food system challenges. There will be different foods to taste and interact with. Tutu has curated an experience showcasing an inspiring and mysterious group of emerging designers. Tutu will also be exhibiting her own speculative food design portfolio throughout event.

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Food Futures Exhibition
May
3
9:00 AM09:00

Food Futures Exhibition

PRIMER 18: Transformation & Possibilities

There is never one single solution for the future of food. Tutu invited you to discuss and 'CRIT' her vision for the future of food at her speculative food design exhibition - Come and give your honest perspective on What could be better? What is going to be the next great challenge? 

David Brower Center (map)

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The-SIX: Innovate and Pivot Using Design Thinking and Design Sprints
Apr
16
6:00 PM18:00

The-SIX: Innovate and Pivot Using Design Thinking and Design Sprints

Accelerate Your Ability to Innovate and Pivot

Join us for a fun and interactive meetup that will give you a taste of our proven methodology to help companies achieve rapid, repeatable innovation cycles, giving them a competitive edge in today's disruptive digital environment. It will also be an opportunity to ideate and co-create interesting points of view around topics such as the future of food, education, work and even taboo topics like death.

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