Kickoff Meetings with Intent

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August 26, 2014


American Underground @ Main

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What's it About?

Join Intent on Tuesday, August 26th for a discussion focused on the first, and arguably most crucial, step of a successful design engagement: the “kickoff meeting”. The Two Toasters design team will kickoff the discussion by sharing a few practices and exercises, including one conducted with the group.


  • Free Pizza/Drinks & Mingling
  • Introduction: What is a kickoff meeting? Why conduct them?
  • Practices and Exercises:
  • Pre-Kickoff: Stakeholder Interviews presented by Darwin Campa
  • The Priority/Feasibility Matrix presented by Will VanderVeen
  • Design Studio presented by Adit Shukla
  • The 20 Second “Gut” Test activity led by Dustin Rhodes
  • Questions and Discussion