Agile Wheel – A Coaching Tool

This fun game can be used by coaches to teach key focus areas of Agile, assess teams / projects on these key aspects and help teams to make improvement plans. It leads to discussions about challenges being faced by teams and good practices that can be learned from other teams and organizations. It can be used for individuals, teams and even large groups of more…

Scrum Workflow

The Scrum workflow

This is a useful exercise to conduct in a classroom or together with your Scrum team. It creates alignment around the purpose of each event in Scrum and the roles that participate in each event. It’s great to spark a conversation and make sure everyone understands the foundations of Scrum. Timing: 30 minutes. This is the expected time to run the game, including prep and…

Summer Meadows (and the Three Vs)

Summer Meadows is a short and fun exercise to demonstrate the effect of handoffs, detailed specs, and silos (otherwise referred to as the Product Management Vacuum) and to communicate how the Three Vs (Vision, Value, Validation) serve as a way to create more cohesive and creative products.

Agile Scrum – Remove impediment in 25 mins

Just 25 Mins It is always daunting to see and deal with impediments, slowing the velocity of the team and impacting the PI/release objectives. And of course the ripple effect of it on all the aspects of the team newly adopting to Agile. In the service industry onshore-offshore delivery models, it’s so common to have experts sitting at onshore pulling strings as they please and…