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  • Map FlapMexendo no MapaMap Flap

    Posted by on October 27th, 2009 at 1:03 pm
    Timing: 45-60 mins Ingredients: Pens & paper for all Business team, with shared domain responsibility. For example, the HR department or  Sales team. You can have a mixture so long as there is overlap. Recipe: Explain some basic workflow/process mapping mechanics and identify the Value Stream. Have each person (or groups of two or three depending on size of the audience) map the Value Stream identified above. Give 15-20 minutes to this activity and encourage discussion...
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  • Theory of Constraints Dice Game Jogo de Dados da Teoria das RestriçõesTeoría de las Restricciones, juego de dadosТеория Ограничений

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 2:20 pm
    Timing: 10-15 mins Ingredients: 100+ Toothpicks (or something similar) At least one Die Directions: Participants line up in a row with a collection of toothpicks (or something similar) placed with the first participant. The first participant rolls a die to determine how many toothpicks to pass to the next participant. Each participant then takes turns rolling the die and passing the corresponding amount of toothpicks to the next player. The final player creates a stack of toothpicks...
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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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  • 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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