Design Sprint works when Lean UX fails

Lean UXLean UX
Lean UX is focused on the experience under design and is less focused on deliverables than traditional UX.

In traditional UX the project is built upon requirements capture and deliverables.Lean U...
follows a build > test > iterate loop, while Design SprintsDesign Sprints
Design Sprint is a process for solving and validating ideas. Prototyping and testing are critical here. Without those, it will be just a brainstorming.

- Design Sprint Phases
- Design sprin...
follows unpack > ideate > evaluate > test > refine loop. Design Sprint is more about evaluation, while lean UX is about evolution.

There is a problem with lean UX that users are not very forgiving. Not all businesses can attempt Lean UX, as it's hard to gain back the trust once it's lost. Design sprint provides a user-validated draft, which provides better clarity on the backlog for design and development.