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  • Scrum Events Cycle

    Posted by Fredrik Wendt on May 5th, 2017 at 1:32 pm
    Timing: 15 minutes for short version (steps 1-4), or 25 minutes (steps 1-6). Materials:  Per team/group: Printed handout, scissors, marker pen, flip chart poster or whiteboard area. Scrum Events Cycle Handout Instructions: I’ve mainly used this as a Connect (4C ...
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  • May The 4th (Force) Be With You Retrospective

    Posted by Gretchen Knode on May 1st, 2017 at 10:34 am
    This is an entire retrospective based on Star Wars May the 4th (force be with you). It includes Goal, Focus, Check-In, Energizer, Gather Info, Analyze, and Create Action Items, and Close-Out. It also includes a special snack section and is a creative and productive way ...
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  • Company Profile

    Posted by Martin Mari on April 28th, 2017 at 7:04 am
    Timing: it’s up to you! Instructions: First and most important, it’s about working with people who, even though they may not share the agile mindset and the fundamental principles of what we are trying to promote, they do have the courage and confidence to help...
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  • The Lean-STAR Game

    Posted by Amr Noaman on April 14th, 2017 at 8:25 am
    Timing: 15 minutes Overview: This is a short game to explain why WIP is bad. It has so many variants, one of which is the lean simulation game with paper airplanes by Jeff Patton. Instead of building airplanes, we connect five dots of a star. Resources: Print 10 copies...
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  • Cards Against Agility

    Posted by Silvana Wasitova on February 23rd, 2017 at 6:56 am
    Cards Against Agility is based on the game Cards Against Humanity, where the former was developed at the Play 4 Agile event in Germany in February 2017. Purpose: either to develop awareness or poke fun at Agile practices, as the questions and answers can be rather irrev...
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  • Simplicity in LEGO (technical practices)

    Posted by Mike Bowler on February 20th, 2017 at 5:44 pm
    Timing: 10-15 minutes Overview: This is the initial exercise in a collection of LEGO games related to the agile technical practices. This particular exercise is generally done prior to any of the others as it’s foundational for all the Agile technical practices. T...
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  • Failure Memory Game

    Posted by Anja Stiedl on February 20th, 2017 at 2:38 pm
    The Failure Memory Game is is a game for learning from failures and experiencing how a team or an organisation can benefit from an open failure culture. Participants reflect on their own way, or the team’s culture to handle failures, and directly experience the co...
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  • (Français) Jeu des rôles et des responsabilités de Scrum

    Posted by Chris Deniaud on January 15th, 2017 at 3:44 am
    English version here : Scrum Roles and Responsibilities Game.     Choose “Français” in language’s list...
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  • LEGO Team Building

    Posted by nuno borges on December 8th, 2016 at 5:28 pm
    Timing: 90 mins Materials (per team): Blindfold LEGO set (50-90 piece set) Music you can play as participants enter the room https://vimeo.com/91818334 Game Background: The city is planning a huge architectural project, but in order to select the most qualified builde...
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  • The Coffee Game

    Posted by DUO Agilityteam on October 5th, 2016 at 5:14 am
    Overview: This game lets players experience the burden of being a Product Owner, backlog management and having to choose between stakeholders. Players will form a team responsible for everything related to coffee and will try to create as much business value as poss...
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