Nothing beats a small self organising Agile team

a combination of 3 games which demonstrate the importance and efficacy of a self organising small team.

The session also explains the "Law of Diminishing Marginal Productivity" along with other agile concepts.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Workshop

The session will have 3 games spanning across 60 minutes, with de-briefing sessions in between to explain the importance of small self organizing teams.

The session will require atleast 15-20 participants to be effective and can have upto 60 participants (3 teams).

Learning Outcome

Importance of self organizing agile teams

Target Audience

Scrum Masters, Team members, Leaders, Product owners

schedule Submitted 4 years ago

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