A Product Manager’s Job Becoming a Product Manager User Research Personas Product Strategy Roadmapping Agile Methodologies Product Launch Data and Analytics Design Sprint Prototyping Usability Tests Working with Engineers Team Organization Leadership Becoming Great


The fourth phase in a Design Sprint is the prototyping phase. Prototyping is the making of a representation of a solution to a design problem in such a way that a user can experience it. Prototypes are not meant to function but rather to let users interact with them so as to provide feedback. Prototyping is a crucial part of iterative design processes, design thinking, and user-centered design.