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  • Pros/Cons Game

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on July 20th, 2011 at 1:40 pm
    Timing: 1 hour Ingredients: • Internet access Players (5..8 recommended): • Business Manager / Business Owner • Employees / Team members Directions: We have collaborated with the Gamestorming team, to bring you the Pros/Cons Game, which is based on Benjamin Frank...
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  • Agile Game Incubator Online

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on July 12th, 2011 at 2:28 pm
    Communicating complex problems can be difficult. How do you get others to realize the intricacy of the issue? Do they know the restraints involved in solving it? What can you do to help them recognize the importance of the situation? One unique way of explaining aspects...
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  • Impact & Effort Matrix

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on July 5th, 2011 at 2:55 pm
    This version of the famous impact-effort technique has been popularized by XPLANE. Aiming to find the most efficient strategy to reach your goal, Impact & Effort Matrix maps possible actions against two factors: the potential impact and the effort required to implement....
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  • The Big Payoff

    Posted by Erwin van der Koogh on July 3rd, 2011 at 3:46 pm
    This game is designed to give people a taste of what it is like to manage a portfolio in an agile organisation. It demonstrates how much better Agile projects are for portfolio management and the advantage of planning with stable teams....
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  • Cover Story

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on June 29th, 2011 at 4:49 pm
    This is a creative activity that allows people to dream of the company’s potential success. Any patterns that arise among people’s visions reveal shared hopes and may uncover true possibilities. Use this game to motivate employees to expand their goals for the compa...
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  • Online Plus/Delta Game

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on June 28th, 2011 at 3:04 pm
    This productive game turns negative comments into valuable information, and allows you to learn from the past in order to understand what can be improved for the future. Whether concluding a conference or analyzing the aspects of a product, this strategy is effective fo...
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  • Empathy Map

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on June 24th, 2011 at 2:45 pm
    This productive game provides insight into key players who are necessary for your company’s success. By understanding their point of view, you can understand what they want from your company, and what you can do to enhance your product or service....
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  • The Whole Product Game

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on June 21st, 2011 at 2:22 pm
    This productive game involves visual organization and critical thinking to gain insight on what can be done to make your product stand out from the competition. Expand your point of view to understand what your customers truly want from your product....
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  • Prune the Product Tree

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on June 17th, 2011 at 4:07 pm
    Prune the Product Tree was originally designed to help product companies collaboratively develop roadmaps and strategic plans with customers. Because of this, the game board – the tree – needs to be tailored for each product. In this example, we describe the...
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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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