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  • The Train GameO Jogo do TremEl Juego del TrenЖелезная дорога

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 2:13 pm
    Timing: 20 mins Ingredients: 2 equal sets of wooden train track with some complexities (bridges, tunnels, etc) Create a set of requirements and put a score on each (Different degrees of complexity and value are important) Test the event yourself to get a sense of time Directions: Split into at least two groups Split the groups into the "big release" and "iterative" groups Tell them that their customer is a parent who want to "buy" a product to keep their child entertained...
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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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  • 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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  • What Were They Thinking?O que eles estavam pensando?¿Qué estaban pensando?Что Они Думали?

    Posted by on June 19th, 2009 at 10:45 pm
    Timing 30 mins Ingredients Supplies for each team: play dough, pipe cleaners (chenille stems) Directions Each team selects one Business Analyst (or Product Owner) to come look at a picture of an item that a customer wants built. The BA’s are instructed to only use imperatives and similes (no ‘rhymes with’) and to not use certain words (like the game Taboo) when describing the item to the rest of their team. In round 1, the item is something simple (such as a chair), but the...
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