Innovation Training


How to constantly design better products, faster with Scrum Teams


Do you have limited resources but an urge to build great products with less waste? Are you still following the old waterfall approach to product development by seperating design and development processes. Do you find difficult to integrate UX design and Scrum but unsure about the right recipe to execute in Scrum?


Say hello to ''UX BURNER’'. A holistic framework that gives product teams a systematic way to unify UX design and Scrum by fostering creativity, collaboration, shared understanding. UX burner helps to focus the energy in a right direction with a continuous cycle of experiments that include problem analysis; ideating on concepts; learning and iterating and the best part is you don’t have to separate design from development. Stop your waterfallish product development by doing lengthy upfront design work followed by the development work. Stay agile and kick out the mess in your product development process with UX BURNER.


We hate wasting time to teach just theories. So in this workshop, all the participants will have a hands-on experience of the process and also get a strong understanding of activities included in the process. Participants will be able to apply them right away in their projects.

What will you learn?

Introduction- UX Burner Framework

  • Challenges faced by product teams in unifying UX design with Scrum.
  • How can we eliminate the gaps with a set of practices that avoid overhead and waterfallish nature of sprints.
  • A deep dive into the UX burner framework that helps teams with limited resources to build better products faster.
  • How to make design and development work in the same pace and not sprints ahead.

Burner Canvas

  • A problem analysis canvas that focus only on the most important factors to align your team effort to analyse the problem space and evision the UX for your products.
  • Gradually learn the most reliable practices on how to craft unique problem statements, impacts, measure of success and envision a minimum and desirable user experience for the users.
  • Best practices to create Impactful outcomes and measure of success.
  • How to avoid feature crap that does not create impacts nor solve the problem in a right way.
  • How to decide and test all your assumptions by creating an experience that is useful, viable and desirable.

Smart Backlog Management with UX Levels

  • Identify the scope of the user stories and priorities them based on the level of uncertainties.
  • How to avoid doing product discovery activities that lead to waste and inconclusive results.
  • When and what design activities have to be executed within the same sprint and not doing upfront design research.
  • Tools and tactics that help to do effective backlog maintenance.
  • How to balance UX and delivery work to get an optimal outcome for each sprint.

Design Workshop

  • Structured ideation steps to create a level playing ground for your scrum team to generate different Ideas.
  • How to remove unnecessary waste and focus on impactful steps to ideate on ideas.
  • How to avoid confusion and decision paralysis on your ideas with a simplistic decision making activity.
  • How to make democratic decisions and avoid individual bias.



  • How to decide on what to prototype with our uniquely structured decision tree.
  • Best practices of prototyping and the reasons to choose lightweight prototyping tools.
  • Why and how to distribute tasks among whole team rather than just designers.


Designer and Developer pairing

  • Learn best practices to maintain a proactive communication throughout the sprint.
  • How to avoid a silo mode and work on one thing at the same time.
  • Learn how designer and developler duo can help efficiency in both design and development.
  • How to maintain proactive communication on both design and development user stories, while still working in the same sprint.


Learn from real users/customers

  • Why and how to test with real users on prototypes and latest build of the sprint.
  • How to craft a simple and meaningful test plan that focuses on key items to learn.
  • Do's and Dont's while testing your prototype and latest build.
  • Best practices to write the plan for user tests.
  • How to schedule users and when to host user test sessions.


Share findings with the product team

  • Why sharing the learnings of the sprint with the whole team is really important.
  • How to create a meaningful user test report that nails down the key findings to take the next step.
  • Best practices to write user test report.
  • How to decide which findings are impactful and what to do about them.
  • How to use a unique decision tree and execute the next steps based on what you learn from the users.


Target Audience

Product Managers, UX Designers, Product Owners, and others in charge of digital products or product teams, Startup Founders, Executives at large companies, Team Leads and Managers, Process Gurus and Agile Evangelists.

Price: 500€/person includes VAT (19%) for full day & 250€/person includes VAT (19%) for a 3 hour teaser workshop.

Location: VSF Experts GmbH, Mannheim.

On-premise workshop: We would be happy to provide trainings at your company. Please request quote if needed.

Registration: Please send us a mail to

Duration: Depending on your needs, we offer 3 hour teaser workshops and 1 day trainings.

Contact Us

Do you have questions to enroll in our trainings? Or is there a challenge your company needs to accomplish with your product design projects? We’d love to discuss how we can work together with you to explore exciting opportunities. Please send a mail to .



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