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  • Sprint Simulation – Scrum Practice Game

    Posted by on May 7th, 2018 at 2:08 pm
    A simple, interactive, and collaborative game to experience at a high-level the ceremonies and common practices of Scrum through simulating a sprint. This game has been used as one part of a longer session focused on learning about Scrum. Prior to playing this game, the team has read the Scrum Guide, been given an overview of Scrum methodology, and has been exposed through various other activities to the Scrum roles and Scrum ceremonies. This game is used to experiment with how to put what th...
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  • Scrum Events Cycle

    Posted by on May 5th, 2017 at 1:32 pm
    [caption id="" align="alignright" width="320" caption="Example Solution"][/caption] Timing: 15 minutes for short version (steps 1-4), or 25 minutes (steps 1-6). Materials:  Per team/group: Printed handout, scissors, marker pen, flip chart poster or whiteboard area. Scrum Events Cycle Handout Instructions: I've mainly used this as a Connect (4C from Back of the room) exercise, but it has also served to deepen understanding. It usually takes a group of four participants 10 min...
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  • Map FlapMexendo no MapaMap Flap

    Posted by on October 27th, 2009 at 1:03 pm
    Timing: 45-60 mins Ingredients: Pens & paper for all Business team, with shared domain responsibility. For example, the HR department or  Sales team. You can have a mixture so long as there is overlap. Recipe: Explain some basic workflow/process mapping mechanics and identify the Value Stream. Have each person (or groups of two or three depending on size of the audience) map the Value Stream identified above. Give 15-20 minutes to this activity and encourage discussion...
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  • The Story of Our SprintsA História de Nossos SprintsLas Historias de nuestros SprintsИстория Наших Спринтов

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 2:58 pm
    Timing: 10 mins Ingredients: People and space 1 stop watch Optionally, something to record the audio with. Directions: Have the team sit/stand in a circle. You want to get a story of the last sprint that is told by the entire team. You start by saying 'Once upon a time , we had a X (insert sprint length here!) week sprint...'. Then, the next person to your left adds to your sentence and this carries on until the last person has spoken or if the story is developing in an interestin...
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  • Process DoodleRabisco de ProcessoGarabato de ProcesoЗарисовки о Процессе

    Posted by on June 20th, 2009 at 2:56 pm
    Timing: 20 mins Ingredients: Whiteboards and/or flip-charts Markers Directions: Divide the participants in to groups and ask them to graphically represent their current development process. Have them think about roles, artifacts produced, and challenges. Invite them to be creative and to not worry about using any formal notation (UML, Gantt Charts, RUP, etc.). Ask them not to use people’s names, or to criticize personalities. Each team will then then present their creation to t...
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