Reading Time: 5 minutes The Agile Coach Game is murderous fun for Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, and Agile Teams. It is based on the game mechanics of Trial by Trolley™, Explosm LLC, and Skybound, a game of moral dilemmas and trolley murder. You are placed in the role of an agile coach deciding which of two teams shows a more dysfunctional behaviour. You can play the game in several variants being either a benevolent or severe coach. The important part is the discussion inside each team and later on the arguing with the coach. Here the learning takes place.
Reading Time: < 1 minute 27 Creativity & Innovation Techniques. 27 creativity & innovation tools is an overview of various commonly used techniques in creativity, innovation, research & development processes. All in one-pager. The techniques are grouped by Diverging & Converging techniques, Open & Closed challenges / problems, Products & Services situations, Individual & Group techniques.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Innovation Games are collaboration frameworks that you can play online or in-person with your colleagues and customers. Innovation Games help you to accurately predict what customers want, need, and will pay for.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Gamestorming - A toolkit for innovators, rule-breakers and changemakers. Gamestorming is a set of co-creation tools used by innovators around the world.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Ball Point Game is a great opportunity to introduce people to basic agile principles and values in a fun and all-senses involving way. It simulates an agile production process. It is basically an analog of the scrum process. The team will self-organize and form a process based on the rules provided. The objective is to pass as many balls as possible in the given timeboxes through the team by following certain rules.
The objective is to pass as many balls as possible in the given timeboxes through the team following certain rules. Dropped balls reduce as "defects" the final result.
The game is a great opportunity to introduce people to basic agile principles and values in a fun and all-senses involving way.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Ball Point Game Package: Posters showing Gaming rules and playbook, Excel sheet for tracking and charting game results
Reading Time: 4 minutes When we solve problems, when we ideate new concepts or when we generate new ideas, we generally choose between two different approaches: the vertical and the lateral thinking one. We do this unconsciously. Lateral thinking triggers fresh ideas by changing the frame of reference continuously. In lateral mode, we view a certain subject from different perspectives.
Reading Time: 3 minutes "Black Stories" are a gaming format where the players have to find out what had happened in a certain situation starting with an initial teaser as a hint. They are a perfect example of de Bono's Lateral Thinking. Use them to inspirit your meetings and product development