EIL Timeline

BIRTH OF LAB - JANUARY - MARCH 2017

  • The spark

  • Assembling the convening team

  • Forming the Leadership Council

  • Securing initial funding

PREP YEAR 1 - MARCH - SEPTEMBER 2017

  • Clarifying purpose, objectives, & evaluation

  • Securing additional funding

  • Recruiting participants

  • Designing cycle 1

LAB CYCLE 1 - SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 2017

  • 34 participants

  • Workshops 1-4

  • 8 prototypes developed, 3 continuing

  • Evaluation

LAB CYCLE 2 - APRIL 14 - 20, 2018

  • 20 participants

  • 3 teams formed, prior to lab

  • 5 day sprint workshop

  • 3 prototypes developed

PROTOTYPE TESTING - APRIL - AUGUST 2018

  • Prototypes continue

  • Lab Cycle 3 prep

LAB CYCLE 3 - MAY 13 - 17, 2019

  • 17 participants

  • 3 teams formed prior to lab

  • 5 day sprint workshop

  • 3 prototypes developed with initial round of testing complete

PROTOTYPE TESTING - MAY 2019 - MARCH 2020

  • Working closely with the teams to continue with iterative testing of their prototypes

  • NouLAB researchers conduct the interviews or coach on strategy for moving forward

  • Often need to remind teams to slow down and gather more evidence before developing further