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  • Resort BrochureFolheto de ResortFolleto de ResortБуклет “Идеальный Курорт”

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 1:52 pm
    Timing: 30-60 mins Ingredients: Index Cards Supplies for each team: construction paper, glue, rulers, scissors, markers Magazines for clipping images Iteration status board (whiteboard, wall, etc.) Directions: In teams of four or more, participants must agree on a wish list for what they would like to see in a brochure for their ultimate resort. Using index cards, teams must then write user stories for the brochure (e.g. As a parent, I want a kid friendly atmosphere so that I ca...
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  • You Are Not in ControlVocê não está no controleNo está todo bajo tu controlВы этим не управляете

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 1:47 pm
    Timing: 30-45 mins   Ingredients: Four unique paper airplane instructions, one set for each team. A big stack of standard size white papers and a smaller stack of yellow papers. Directions: In teams of 4 or more, have participants create as many paper airplanes as possible. When thrown from behind a table at one end of the room, airplanes must cross the room and touch the opposite wall. The facilitator, playing the role of the customer, can reject any planes that do not me...
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  • Collaborative OrigamiOrigami ColaborativoOrigami ColaborativoСовместные Оригами

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 1:45 pm
    Timing: 15 mins Ingredients: Origami instructions for half the participants (like this one) Blank standard sized printer paper for half the participants Directions: Pair up participants and provide an instruction sheet (face down) to one person in each pair (the "instructor"), and provide a blank sheet of paper to the other member of the pair (the "folder"). Split the pairs into three groups: Group 1 sits side-by-side, Group 2 sits face-to-face, and Group 3 sits back-to-ba...
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  • Coin SortingOrdenação de MoedasOrdenando MonedasСортировка монеток

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 1:42 pm
    Timing: 20 mins Ingredients: Many coins of varying denominations Directions: A customer wants to hire the subcontracting vendor who provides the quickest estimate to sorting a bag of coins. Have teams of participants bid on the project by shouting out bids (in seconds). Let all the teams attempt the exercise and hold them to their bids by timing them. After they have finished, point out that what the customer actually wanted, was to have the coins sorted by date, not denomination. Le...
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  • Football ScrumFutebol ScrumFútbol ScrumФутбольный Scrum

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 1:39 pm
    Timing: 15 mins Ingredients: Football (or some other kind of ball) Directions: In order to enforce the rules of the daily stand-up meeting and to keep it more entertaining, a football can be used. Only those holding the football can speak. Once they have completed answering their questions, they can throw the football to another team member who has not yet spoken. This continues until all members have spoken. It is up to each individual to remember who has not spoken. You can implemen...
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  • Doggy PlanningPlanejamento CaninoPlanificación CaninaПланирование по-собачьи

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 1:36 pm
    Timing: 10 mins Ingredients: 1 set of planning poker cards per participant. http://www.crisp.se/planningpoker/ Directions: One at a time, show each of the following dog names and have participants vote by showing an estimate card: Chihuahua - this is the smallest dog and should be the reference estimate. Others should be sized relative to it. Great Dane - estimates should be very large Golden Retriever - estimates should be medium or large Poodle - participants should ask...
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  • We’re Having a PartyVamos dar uma festaCelebramos una fiestaУ нас вечеринка

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 1:34 pm
    Timing: 30 mins Ingredients: At least 10 pages (8.5’ X 11’) per participant 1 marker per participant Stickers Directions: We are having a party, and we need to enlist everybody in the room to create invitation cards (3 per person). Begin by showing an example of what the finished card should look like: fold page in half draw a happy face on the front, write a message on the inside, sign the card, stamp the back (sticker) and, mail the card by dropping it in a box...
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  • Tangled MessTangled MessTangled MessПутаница

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 1:30 pm
    Timing: 15 mins, plus court time Ingredients: People and space 1 stop watch per team Video camera Corporate Lawyer Directions: Each team selects a manager. Then, standing in a circle, the rest of the team members are asked to hold hands with others that are not directly adjacent to them. Each person should be holding hands with two different people, forming a tangled mess. The team must then untangle themselves by following the instructions of the manager. None of the other team ...
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  • Telephone GameTelephone GameTelephone GameИспорченный Телефон

    Posted by on June 19th, 2009 at 11:03 pm
    Timing 15 mins Ingredients People and space Notepads and pens for participant Directions The moderator whispers a short phrase, such as “The company is facing budgetary problems, and some of us will be let go,” in the ear of a participant. The moderator writes down what he whispered. The participant then whispers the sentence that he heard in the ear of another participant and writes down what he whispered. Repeat step 2 until everyone has participated. The moderator the...
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  • Mr Happy FaceSr. Carinha FelizSr. Cara FelizМистер Счастливое лицо

    Posted by on June 19th, 2009 at 10:52 pm
    Timing 60 mins To see some photos of this game being players, check out these from the Edmonton Agile Users Group:http://flickr.com/photos/agileedmonton/sets/72157608361951089/ Ingredients Per team of 4-6 Two big stacks of blue and yellow paper (8.5’ X 11’) Two glue sticks per team Two to Three pairs of scissors per team Roll of tape Directions We are in the business of making paper faces. The face is composed of; a blue oval face (cut from 1/4 of the page) ye...
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