Estimation Game - Cup of Tea

Estimation Game – Cup of Tea

Play this estimation game with your team at the start of your next planning session. Get everyone to estimate making a cup of tea and then ask them the where, who, what questions. Recognise the similarities and differences, what assumptions did you make? Consider how this might apply to your own scenario and the estimations you are about to make, or review. Use it to…

Paint The Story PointЗакрась Стори Поинт

Purpose Demonstrate how planning and estimating with relative story points can benefit business to be more agile and transparent Timing Entire game usually take 60 minutes to run including debrief. 15 minutes – estimation 35 minutes – complete painting (each painiting iteration is 1 minute) 10 minutes – debrief Materials and setup: Teams should consist of 4-5 people Team should work at the table Put…

“Hitting the Target” — Business Value in Mission-Focused Organizations

How should organizations prioritize work in the face of conflicting goals and metrics? Help more people? Minimize delays? Prosecute more crimes? Lower costs? In this game participants will experience a dice-based simulation that has been created to explore these questions by examining the impact of these decisions on the performance of organizations in changing environments.

Impact & Effort Matrix

This version of the famous impact-effort technique has been popularized by XPLANE. Aiming to find the most efficient strategy to reach your goal, Impact & Effort Matrix maps possible actions against two factors: the potential impact and the effort required to implement. By organizing your ideas, you can see which ones will lead to the greatest payoffs and lowest costs before you get stuck on a twisted road of wasted time.

Bang For The Buck PrioritizationBang For The Buck PrioritizationBang For The Buck PrioritizationBang For The Buck PrioritizationPriorisation pour optimiser les investissements

Estimate the relative value of the capabilities or stories you’re planning for your scrum sprints with this Instant Play game that does the work of assessing the real Bang for the Buck in your backlog.