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  • Decoration Kanban

    Posted by on July 2nd, 2017 at 11:18 pm
    Decoration Kanban Decoration Kanban is a game that can be played with a team to demonstrate key principles and practices of Lean. It is another variant on Jeff Patton's Paper Aeroplane game, but with a greater focus on timing metrics to seek out areas of improvement. Great for teams wanting to put theory into practice. Timing: Setup: 30 Mins Activity Time: 60 Mins Materials: Tools: For set-up: access to a printer For Activity 2 Green, 1 Blue, 1 Pink and 1 Brown marker pens 2 S...
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  • The kanban silly tasks gameEl juego de tareas ridículos de kanban

    Posted by on June 12th, 2017 at 7:19 am
                  In this game, you will learn and experience the lean principles and the use of the kanban board. You will experience the problems with delayed tasks and long feedback loops, frequent task switching, the possibilities of reducing different types of waste, WIP limits, and the pull principle. Timing: Expected time to run game including prep and debrief 1 hour Materials: Task cards Flip-over (Kanban board) Pa...
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  • Kanban Pizza Game

    Posted by on August 16th, 2015 at 6:43 am
    The interactive Kanban Pizza Game demonstrates how a Kanban System works. While common Kanban games usually focus only on the flow of an existing Kanban system, our new Kanban Pizza Game goes beyond that, demonstrating the path from an existing process to Kanban. Learning by doing and having fun at the same time - that‘s what our Kanban Pizza Game is all about. Further description of the game can be found here: http://www.agile42.com/en/training/kanban-pizza-game/The interactive Kanban Pi...
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  • New Kanban simulation game “Featureban”

    Posted by on September 12th, 2014 at 6:33 am
    Featureban is a fun way for small groups to try out some basic visual management (visualisation + feedback loops), and then experience the dramatic effect of adding work-in-progress limits to create working kanban systems. It’s also possible to add in metrics (there are instructions included for that already) or to connect multiple systems together (sorry, you’re on your own there). It should be easy to add other elements too; I would recommend that you introduce those in later rounds ...
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  • Sudokuban: A Kanban in action game in puzzles

    Posted by on July 12th, 2014 at 5:42 am
    Timing: This game is normally done in a forty-five minute time block: 10 minutes upfront for instructions, 20 minutes for the game, and 15 minutes for the debrief. Overview: The Sudokuban game is a quick 45 minute game to practice Kanban in a safe to fail environment where constraints have been setup to swiftly force work in progress limits to be hit. Built using pre-constructed sudoku puzzles and mimicking a real visual management wall, participants are encouraged to beat the other te...
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  • Ball Flow Game

    Posted by on May 6th, 2014 at 6:00 am
    Timing: 1 hour Overview: The Ball Flow Game is a variation of the Ball Point Game, where the aim is for a team to process 20 balls as quickly as possible (as opposed to complete as many in 2 minutes), with the following rules: Participants play as a whole team (everyone must touch each ball) Balls must have air time between people No passing to a direct neighbour The start person must be the end person Learning Points: The following learnings are usually discussed: Lim...
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  • Kanban Tetris

    Posted by on August 13th, 2012 at 11:29 am
    Timing: About 2-3 hours Materials: - General A noise maker (bell, horn, whistle) to start/end iterations. Tape to fix down the ‘Inventory Stores’ Stop watch or other timing device Materials: - Each Team A table that can seat 4 people comfortably Sticky Note pad– back torn off, so sticky-side is up. 4x4 Quad ruled paper – 4 or 5 sheets Four sharpies / thick pens 4 sheets white paper to represent the inventory stores Assorted Lego blocks in three colors A st...
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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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