Tower defence retrospective

Tower defence is a group of games, where enemies wave by wave attack your home trying to destroy it. To defend it, you place towers that shoot near enemies. Usually there are multiple types of towers and multiple types of enemies – each enemy is vulnerable to a specific type of tower. You need to plan towers carefully and mix tower types, to be able…

Flipping Agile Pizza

An online mashup of Ralf Kruse’s Kanban pizza and the penny flip game. The initial version was distributed to my network and I have seen at least one variation. This is the MVP version, which has been improved and can be run as a 45-60 minute workshop. MVP instructions How to run it: Imagine you’re a chef. In front of you is a table and…

The online pencil challenge

I used to play the famous Ball Point Game  when providing Scrum training or introducing the Agile and Scrum way of working in teams. Now with all the remote sessions and training’s I created a nice and energetic online replacement. Instead of tennis balls the participants choose an object everyone have. For example a pen. The learning goals are: learn to estimate feel how it…

Stress Container

Stress Container

Originally a Mental Health England tool. Read about there use of this tool with individuals here. I have modified this to work as a retrospective or stand alone session with teams creating the forum to discuss how the team manages stress. Goal The goal of this session is to get individuals talking about their current stress levels and discuss what the team can do to…