Ball Flow Game

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Timing: 1 hour


The Ball Flow Game is a variation of the Ball Point Game, where the aim is for a team to process 20 balls as quickly as possible (as opposed to complete as many in 2 minutes), with the following rules:

  • Participants play as a whole team (everyone must touch each ball)
  • Balls must have air time between people
  • No passing to a direct neighbour
  • The start person must be the end person

Learning Points:

The following learnings are usually discussed:

  • Limiting WIP
  • Flow
  • Explicit Policies
  • Data-driven Improvement
  • Experimentation
  • Trade-offs  between productivity, responsiveness, variability, quality etc
  • Classes of Service

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