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  • Mitch Lacey Team Prioritization

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on October 5th, 2011 at 9:25 pm
    This is an estimation game based on Mitch Lacey's book "The Scrum Field Guide: Practical Advice For Your First Year". ...
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  • Merrill Covey Matrix

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on August 30th, 2011 at 11:22 am
    The goal of this activity -- based on A. Roger Merrill, Rebecca R. Merrill, and Steven Covey's description in their book First Things First -- is to prioritize your to-do list in a way that helps you plan ahead and work efficiently....
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  • How-Now-Wow Matrix

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on July 11th, 2011 at 11:52 am
    Timing: 1 hour Ingredients: • Internet access Players (5..8 recommended): • Business Manager / Business Owner • Employees / Team members Directions: While creative ideas often form during the brainstorming process of a project, originality can be lost as time goes...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Agile Games Conference 2011

    Posted by Michael McCullough on October 8th, 2010 at 12:00 pm
    The second annual Agile Games Conference is on, April 16-18th in Boston. This year we will be accepting submission for games and topics. To keep updated on where things are at, how to attend and how to submit your own ideas go to www.AgileGames2011.com...
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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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  • 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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