Abstract/Description

This fun, energetic, and interactive session will explore how games and other exercises can help teams better collaborate to get things done. Games are not just child's play, we will discuss how games are a serious technique for facilitating and accelerating creative work. The audience will participate in a series of games that can be applied in their day-to-day work to make collaboration more engaging and meaningful.

This session is for Product Owners, Facilitators, Product Managers, Development Teams, or anyone involved in creative, collaborative work. After a quick introduction on the power of play, the audience will participate in four or five games selected to demonstrate different styles and work outputs.

All games and instructions will be made available on TastyCupcakes.org for reference.

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About the Speaker(s)

In his role as VP of Learning Solutions at Improving Enterprises, Don McGreal is a hands-on agile consultant and instructor. He specializes in agile coaching at the enterprise and team levels within larger organizations. Don is a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer who has authored and taught classes for thousands of software professionals around the globe. He is also co-founder of TastyCupcakes.org, a comprehensive collection of games and exercises for accelerating the adoption of agile principles.