The Project Manager’s Nightmare

The Project Manager’s Nightmare is a game intended to demonstrate the benefits of limiting Work in Progress (WiP). It also shows the madness of the situation which many Project Managers find themselves in. Created by: Todd Charron (drawing influences from countless other variations) Timing: About 15 minutes Materials: Pad and pen. Players: 7-10 Instructions: Everyone stands in a circle.¬†One person volunteers to be “the PM”…

Die Card Die - The Interruption Game

Die Card Die – The Interruption Game

Die Card Die – An Interruption Game is a card and dice game for teaching the impact of interruptions on iterations. This game was created as part of the “Agile Game Incubator” session at Agile 2012.   Created By: Todd Charron, Richard Cheng, Cynthia Eng-Dinsel, Sophie Manton, Stacy McDonald, Judith Mills, J Paul Daigle, and David Parker. Timing: About an hour Materials: 1 deck of…