Using Innovation Games® to understand what your users really need from SharePointwww.21apps.com  @AndrewWoody #spsuk   #rw...
CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
What we will cover: •   What is the problem & Why? •   What are Innovation Games®? •   How they can help you? •   Let’s pl...
SharePoint Project Pain           SharePoint Project Pain#SUGUKEA #INNOVGAMES
the celery effect..
SharePoint projects are   People projects     CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
SharePoint anti-climax
Paradox SharePoint is a Collaboration Platform… …yet we often fail to collaborate on how to use SharePoint!#SUGUKEA #INNOV...
CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
Traditional vs. Collaborative • Traditional techniques often can     – Be highly constrained and overly precise     – Assu...
focus on the organisation        CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
Co-operation?
Listen                      Carefully     CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
Serious Games aren’t                    Gamification                       Goal = provide ongoing motivation              ...
Games are Designed To Fit Processes  Ideation   Shaping     Prioritizing
What are Innovation Games®Innovation Games® are seriousgames that power innovation byenabling you to better understandyour...
San Jose, CA Budget Games                         More than 100 community leaders.See full results here.                  ...
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let’s play!!!          CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
Start Your Day                       Activity:                       Ask your customer to describe the                    ...
Product Box                       Activity:                       Ask your customers to                       imagine that...
What’s the next step?        CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
Any Questions      CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
Thanks for your             time & attentionwww.21apps.com  @AndrewWoody #spsuk   #rwsbs
@AndrewWoody #spsuk #rwsbs
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  • Talk briefly about my role and 21apps
  • IT driven changeLimited business involvementNo shared vision What legacy do we leave
  • Everything about SharePoint fundamentally affects the users
  • SharePoint becomes an anticlimaxProject Fails – bad outcomes - lots of reasons Business loose faith in IT and wonder whether we were listeningSharePoint team are wondering what the problem is, they did what was asked of them…
  • Help the business articulate what THEY need in order to meet their organisational goals
  • Stop the old ways and think of something new…
  • Analytic SharePoint RequirementsMore Facilitation
  • Focus on Org and End-Users (Not IT)
  • Stop shouting orders at our customers, stop assuming, it shouldn’t be command and control…
  • Introducing…Where they came frometc
  • Tom Grant of Forrester
  • Cultural shifts"Generation Z" has significantly forced the pace of cultural and technological change in the workplace.The "on-line world" has now very much blurred its boundaries with both the personal and working activities
  • Aim – To understand when and how our customers use SharePoint currently
  • Aim – To understand what our customers want from a new “News feature” on our SharePoint Intranet
  • Read our 21apps blogGet the bookGet 21apps to do doing facilitationwith you for your clients21apps Public or Private Training course
  • SharePoint User Group East Anglia - Jan 2012 - Using Innovation Games® to Understand What Your Users Really Need From SharePoint

    1. 1. Using Innovation Games® to understand what your users really need from SharePointwww.21apps.com @AndrewWoody #spsuk #rwsbs
    2. 2. CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
    3. 3. What we will cover: • What is the problem & Why? • What are Innovation Games®? • How they can help you? • Let’s play some games… • How you can do this • Question / Close#SUGUKEA #INNOVGAMES
    4. 4. SharePoint Project Pain SharePoint Project Pain#SUGUKEA #INNOVGAMES
    5. 5. the celery effect..
    6. 6. SharePoint projects are People projects CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
    7. 7. SharePoint anti-climax
    8. 8. Paradox SharePoint is a Collaboration Platform… …yet we often fail to collaborate on how to use SharePoint!#SUGUKEA #INNOVGAMES
    9. 9. CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
    10. 10. Traditional vs. Collaborative • Traditional techniques often can – Be highly constrained and overly precise – Assume people have the answers • Collaborative techniques – Allow you to explore alternatives – Answers can be discovered during the process#SUGUKEA #INNOVGAMES
    11. 11. focus on the organisation CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
    12. 12. Co-operation?
    13. 13. Listen Carefully CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
    14. 14. CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
    15. 15. Serious Games aren’t Gamification Goal = provide ongoing motivation Brainstorming Too unstructured Simulation Goal = prediction eLearning Only goal = training Role-playing Close, but lots more prep neededhttp://www.slideshare.net/TomGrantForr/serious-games-help-teams-solve-tough-problems-engage-customers-differently 16
    16. 16. Games are Designed To Fit Processes Ideation Shaping Prioritizing
    17. 17. What are Innovation Games®Innovation Games® are seriousgames that power innovation byenabling you to better understandyour customers.They can be played:•with customers•in-person or online•within or across organizational units•in single or multi-game formats 18
    18. 18. San Jose, CA Budget Games More than 100 community leaders.See full results here. A team of 30 Trained Facilitators.
    19. 19. 20
    20. 20. let’s play!!! CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
    21. 21. Start Your Day Activity: Ask your customer to describe the daily, weekly, monthly , and yearly events that are related to their use of your product on pre-printed, poster- sized calendars or a simple timeline on poster paper. Ask them to describe events in time frames appropriate for your project. Special event that are unique to an industry or sector (like a conference), or days Goal: in which everything goes horribly Understand how and wrong and they’re looking for help. when your customer While they’re doing this, be alert for uses your product. how your product helps – or hinders – their day. 22
    22. 22. Product Box Activity: Ask your customers to imagine that they’re selling your product at a tradeshow, retail outlet, or public market. Give them a few cardboard boxes and ask them to literally design a product box that they would buy. The box should have the key marketing slogans that Goal: they find interesting. When Identify the most finished, pretend that you’re a exciting, sellable skeptical prospect and ask features. your customer to use their box to sell your product to you. 23
    23. 23. What’s the next step? CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
    24. 24. Any Questions CodeCamp / SharePoint Saturday, March 26th 2011
    25. 25. Thanks for your time & attentionwww.21apps.com @AndrewWoody #spsuk #rwsbs
    26. 26. @AndrewWoody #spsuk #rwsbs

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