Every Team Can Innovate


In this hands-on Session, Vibhu Srinivasan, an Agile thought leader and Director of Accenture's Seattle Innovation Hub will introduce concepts from Design Thinking, Lean product development and Agile Product management techniques to work together to build products.  

Learn the techniques to empower teams, so that they can be innovative as they do their work . Recently Gartner published this picture that shows in theory how Design Thinking , Lean Startup  

Join Vibhu,  in this session as he unravels how these techniques actually work together to facilitate Product Discovery and Product Development in unison. This session will be practical in nature with examples of actual work that is done today.

Key Takeaways:

  • Explore the definition of Innovation and types of Innovation 
  • Learn how innovation can happen by using techniques from Design thinking
  • Learn Key concepts from Design thinking and Lean Startup.
  • Using Design Sprints as a way to use the discovery process
  • Lean Agile mindset as a way of working and how it influences Innovation
  • Learn why Storytelling is a technique to influence innovation. 
  • Practice design thinking by working in small teams by doing an activity
  • Lean How dual track agile can help discovery and development in sync
  • In this time of virtual work, how can we do these techniques virtually. 
  • Learn what you can do to further deepen these concepts

You will leave with clear appreciation of the tools in the toolbox needed to have every team in the world innovate and delight customers.

This will be a workshop style 90-minute long immersive session.

Pre Reading: 
Please take the time to go through this Stanford D School webinar on Design Thinking. This will help you be more productive in this session.  

Stanford Webinar - Design Thinking = Method, Not Magic - https://youtu.be/vSuK2C89yjA

  Date and Time




  • Date: 01 Sep 2020
  • Time: 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
  • All times are US/Pacific
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  • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88283821499
  • Seattle, Washington
  • United States
  • Co-sponsored by Puget Sound Chapter of Project Management Institute
  • Starts 11 July 2020 12:10 PM
  • Ends 01 September 2020 03:00 PM
  • All times are US/Pacific
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  • No Admission Charge


Vibhu Srinivasan
Vibhu Srinivasan


Every Team Can Innovate


Vibhu is an Agile thought leader and Practitioner. He is the director for Accenture's  Seattle Innovation Hub, where they help customers solve complex problems and help innovation at scale using a combination of human centric approach combined with modern engineering practices. He teaches and coaches Agile Product management to customers worldwide including at Northwestern University , Masters in engineering management program as an industry expert. Learn more about Vibhu at https://www.linkedin.com/in/vibhusrinivasan/