My experience on Scrum simulation with LEGO
During last week I was running the Agile coaching sessions for 3 teams from one of my clients. For these sessions we did the Simulation of Scrum with Lego which turned out to be very interesting activity for the teams.
I used the technics from a paper published by @alexeykri and some more from a blog post from agile42 and the mix turned out to be very exhaustive for teams and for me. For the simulation I used the Lego TM 5512 basic brick set which comes with 1600 pieces. Which were sufficient for 2 teams of 4/5 people in each team.
HOW DID WE PLAY?We had a backlog of basic needs for a city like houses, school, shop, hospital, public transport, etc… which was presented to the team and the team was to estimate the time. Once all was estimated, we planned for the iterations which took in to amount how many people each team and what they thought was best task for them… Once the release plan was ready the team presented it to product owner and adapted it to the need of the business. Then we started the iterations of 7 mins with 5 mins afterwords for review and 3 mins for Retrospective and this worked quite well.
Business CoachContinual development of skills is an essential part go professional development of Agile Coaches. But unfortunately, we see a lack of options to know what skills we are good at and what skills to develop further, an assessment, a development tools that...
Skills and capabilities are in constant flux.
One day one skill is crucial – the other day, a new capability overtakes it. The Knowledge Network Operating Model constantly evaluates and iterates upon the skills and capabilities needed for the organisation to overperform.
This and more I delve into in Element 1: Permanent Home of my new organisational operating model – give it a read and let me know what you think.
You will never have a “finished” organigram, hierarchical structure, or organisational design because circumstances change to force the organisation to change. The ecology shifts, so the organisation must adapt. The Knowledge Network Operating Model, or KNOM, is designed to continually be adaptive, always changing based on circumstances.