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  • Speed Boat

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on June 17th, 2011 at 11:30 am
    Timing: 1 hour Ingredients: A group of customers with complaints. Players (5..8 recommended): Product Manager / Product Owner Customers Directions: The goal of this game is to identify factors that are preventing your product or service from moving forward. The speed bo...
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  • Sustaining Agility

    Posted by Michael Sahota on April 15th, 2011 at 4:40 am
    Learning Objective: Participants experience the attraction of short-term thinking and feel the long-term consequences. When to use this game: Play this game to understand the importance of investment in sustainable development practices. Time: 90-110 minutes Descriptio...
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  • Bang For The Buck Prioritization

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on March 20th, 2011 at 9:41 pm
    Estimate the relative value of the capabilities or stories you’re planning for your scrum sprints with this Instant Play game that does the work of assessing the real Bang for the Buck in your backlog....
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  • The Backlog is in the Eye of the Beholder

    Posted by Mike McCullough on July 3rd, 2010 at 8:37 pm
    The purpose of this Agile game is to expand the view of multiple stakeholders as well as illuminate the value of organizing work without prioritizing. ...
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  • First Agile Games Conference at #DeepAgile

    Posted by Michael McCullough on May 21st, 2010 at 9:29 pm
    I finally have the chance to write about the most amazing time at the first Agile Games Conference in Boston. The conference was hosted by Agile Bazaar, a dedicated and leading edge Agile group in the Boston Area. I had the pleasure of meeting a phenomenal group of ex...
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  • Pocket-sized Principles

    Posted by Don McGreal on January 24th, 2010 at 6:45 pm
    This is a great exercise to better communicate the twelve principles behind the Agile Manifesto. In their existing form, it is challenging for people to read and understand each principle and, just as importantly, to easily refer to them later....
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  • White Elephant Sizing

    Posted by Don McGreal on September 26th, 2009 at 8:52 pm
    The White Elephant Sizing game is a quick, easy, and playful way to categorize user stories in an agile project based on relative size....
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  • Example Please!

    Posted by Michael McCullough on August 18th, 2009 at 10:43 am
    This Agile Game helps to prompt and establish an understanding how the values of Agile will and should impact a particular group or organization. The exercise is a complement to describing the general meaning and intent of these values which is still an important conve...
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  • People Polling

    Posted by Don McGreal on July 14th, 2009 at 12:33 pm
    Demonstrate the wisdom of crowds and other agile estimating practices with this powerful experiment....
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  • The Problem with Principles

    Posted by Michael McCullough on July 9th, 2009 at 11:38 am
    This interactive Agile Game and facilitation technique helps drive meaningful consideration and discussion on the principles and values of Agile....
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