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  • The Product Owner Role

    Posted by UruIT - Agile Adoption Team on May 28th, 2014 at 7:42 am
    This game is perfect to express the duties of a Product Owner, not only for those that are running that role, but also for any other that works with scrum (Developers, Stakeholders, Managers, etc.). The idea is to focus on what the PO must do for the success of the proj...
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  • E.W.A.N. McGregor

    Posted by Silvana Wasitova on April 25th, 2013 at 3:06 pm
    This 'Exercise Without A Name' helps a team admit a difficult topic, prepare to talk about it, & move forward....
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  • First Letter, Last Letter

    Posted by Geoff Watts on October 23rd, 2012 at 3:42 am
    This exercise was co-created as part of a collaboration day between myself and Paul Goddard Timing: 5-15 minutes Materials: None Instructions: Explain that this is an exercise that requires concentration and listening The team stand in a circle and are required to tell ...
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  • Fearless Journey – the game that gets your team UnStuck

    Posted by Deborah Hartmann Preuss on March 26th, 2012 at 7:35 am
    This card game highlights your Team's hard-to-reach Big Goal. Players write cards with real Obstacles - things outside their control that stop them from reaching the Goal. Then, using Fearless Change patterns for inspiration, the group designs influence Strategies to go...
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  • Job or Joy

    Posted by Luke Hohmann on March 21st, 2012 at 4:48 pm
    In this game, players share their hobbies, tedious chores, and what they like or dislike about work. This enhances your understanding of the participants while uncovering ways to make work more fun. ...
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  • Nobody’s Perfct

    Posted by Tim Yevgrashyn on February 28th, 2012 at 3:46 pm
    This game is aimed to learn from failing. Just imagine you are on the Daily Standup meeting. Each player brings his issues to the team and also trying to solve issues that are already open. You will be surprised by patterns of collaborative work and the power of solvi...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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