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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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  • 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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