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Kanban Pizza Game at Agile Development Conference East 2013

The Kanban pizza game is a fun and memorable way to learn the Kanban method. Brad Swanson from agile42 will facilitate the game at ADC East in Boston

On
1 October 2013
In
kanban
Tags
games, kanban, kanbanpizzagame, lean

Brad Swanson, agile42 Senior Coach, is facilitating the Kanban Pizza Game at the Agile Development Conference East in Boston in November. The game has been highlighted now at numerous events worldwide, including Agile2012, Limited WIP Society Hamburg, and DARE 2013.

The Kanban Pizza Game is a hands-on simulation designed to teach the core elements of a kanban system—visualize the workflow, limit your work-in-process (WIP), manage flow, make process policies explicit, and improve collaboratively. Join Brad Swanson as the proprietor of your very own pizza shop to experience how kanban helps eliminate bottlenecks, minimize waste, and keep up with customer ...

Why We Play

We want players to understand concepts that increase their chance to be successful in agile transitions, and to learn methods that help their teams

On
22 February 2013
In
Agile with a Purpose, StrategicPlay, Training
Tags
games, kanbanpizzagame, play, scrum lego city game

As agile coaches, we regularly want to create a learning environment for people. We use concepts like Training from the Back of the Room to step aside and let them learn. We facilitate and regularly use games. Playing is an integral and very effective part of learning, as it opens people's minds and hearts and creates the emotional connections that makes experiences stick.

What makes learning agile challenging?

We want participants to understand concepts that in our experience increase their chance to be successful in agile transitions, and to learn practical methods that may help their teams as well ...

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