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  • Planning PokerPlanning PokerPlanning PokerПокер Планирования

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 2:46 pm
    Timing: 5 mins Ingredients: 1 set of planning poker cards per participant. http://www.crisp.se/planningpoker/ Directions: Participants in an estimation meeting are each given a set of cards. Each card contains an estimate. Units used vary, they can be days, ideal days, story points, etc. The cards are numbered to account for the fact that the longer an estimate is, the more uncertainty it contains (e.g 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 20, 40). When an item (feature, task, etc.) is presented, with...
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  • Alaskan Road TripViagem de Carro até o AlaskaViaje por Carretera hacia AlaskaПоездка на Аляску

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 2:32 pm
    Timing: 30 mins Ingredients: Map with driving directions from Dallas, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska (4000 miles) Directions: Each team needs to get to Anchorage to surprise their true love, who is working there. They must create a plan: timeline, what to bring, budget, etc. Have each team present their plan. Look for over planning (hotel reservations for each night, where to eat, etc.) and under planning (no passport, no miles per day goal, etc.). Ask the teams what they would do if the...
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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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  • 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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