Goldilocks and the Three Bears

This game is designed to introduce the basics of Scrum by walking players through Scrum Events using the simple creation of a children’s comic book as the product. Here is the summary: Three bears decide to go for a walk because their breakfast is hot. While they are out, a bad girl, Goldilocks, walks into their house. She goes into the kitchen and tries the…

Remote Comunication

Hello community, In these times of remote teams, it is always difficult to generate pleasant team dynamics. I have used this dynamic several times, it helps me to improve communication, cohesion and participation within the teams. Checklist: The video game “Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes”, it can be any mobile or desktop version (It can be found in the steam store). https://keeptalkinggame.com/ The manual for…

Scrum Values Game

Core Values The essence of a company’s identity, in an age of information, VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity), and in an age where companies are judged by what they do and represent, are at a companies’ core values.  Core values foster team behaviors and sets an organization’s culture. If a team does not adopt these or its company core values, they will not be…

A Fun, Remote Demo of the Benefits of Self-Organization

Timing – Approximately 30 minutes to run the exercise, including debrief, but you need to set up the ‘boards’ in advance. Overview I was trying to find a remote exercise to help with some coaching I was doing for new teams, where all team members are working remotely. I couldn’t find anything that really worked for me so I put this together. It’s a quick…

Piggy bank to wallet

Piggy Bank Scrum Simulation in Remote

With the arrival of Covid, I was looking for a replacement for the Ball Point and the Airplane Building games I would run during my in-class sessions. This game uses the foundations of the Coin game and adds a twist with coins of different values and adding the scrum framework for actions. This is a mash up of the coin game and scrum to make an entertaining online experience.