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"Plug in Strategies" w/ innovation games.

Morgan Christian
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Joined: Apr 06, 2005
Posts: 7
I'm a huge fan of SCRUM these days. The subject of the book itself is brilliant! Of development, asking the write questions is the ultimate boggle. The code is easy, the functions get built but, getting them DEAD on is always a challenge.

I appreciate the creativity of this topic! When applying this to different methodologies for project management (scrum, waterfall) how well has this technique proven to integrate? To be more clear, how well did the team accept this new creative way of developing scope and digging features out of customers/stake holders?

-M


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Luke Hohmann
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Joined: Oct 05, 2006
Posts: 27
Although I've endured Waterfall in my days at EDS and am an official Certified Scrum Master, I think you'll find that the games are useful with any method, agile or otherwise. The primary goal of the games is to help you better understand your customers. Most teams I've worked with have been pretty enthusiastic in trying out the games. Some teams have been skeptical, but the typically powerful insights that are developed usually win over the skeptics. I hope that you have similarly great results.


Regards,<br /> <br />Luke Hohmann | CEO | Enthiosys, Inc. | <a href="http://www.enthiosys.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.enthiosys.com</a> <br />Innovation Through Understanding<br />cell: (408) 529-0319 | lhohmann@enthiosys.com<br />| Join the Innovation Games Forum: [URL=http://www.enthiosys.com/forumAuthor of "Beyond Software Architecture: Creating and Sustaining Winning Solutions" and<br />"Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products Through Collaborative Play"
 
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