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If your organization wants to become agile and lean, teams need to be able to handle impediments quickly and effectively.

Playing the Impediment Board Game, you will practice how to recognize and analyze impediments, understand how they hinder teams, and decide what to do by deploying agile and lean principles and good practices. You’ll learn to become more effective by recognizing impediments early and get rid of them before they become a major issue.

The impediment game teaches you the five steps for handling impediments effectively:
– recognize and analyze impediments
– find out how they hinder the team
– find effective solutions to deal with them
– decide what to do and who can do it
– learn how to become more effective in dealing with impediments

Agile coaches use the Impediment Board Game in agile transformations to coach teams and help them to become self-organized and empowered to solve any impediments that they might face on their agile journey.

Come play the impediment board game!

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Dealing effectively with impediments - Agile Management Congress 2019 - Ben Linders

  1. 1. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 1 Ben Linders Consulting Problem? What Problem? Learn how to deal effectively with impediments Agile Management Congress Prague November 25 2019 Ben Linders Consulting
  2. 2. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 2 Ben Linders Consulting Agile, Lean, Quality & Continuous improvement Freelance Editor for InfoQ.com Ben Linders - Trainer / Coach / Adviser / Author / Speaker Books: Valuable Agile Retrospectives Problem? What Problem? What Drives Quality Self-assessments Continuous Improvement Games: Agile Self-assessment Game Retrospectives Bingo Impediments Quality Coaching Cards Agile Testing Cards
  3. 3. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 3 Ben Linders Consulting Impediments anything that slows people down and needs to be dealt with
  4. 4. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 4 Ben Linders Consulting Handling Impediments  Recognize impediments  Understand how they hinder the team  Explore effective solutions  Decide how to solve and who takes action
  5. 5. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 5 Ben Linders Consulting Recognize: Catch Signals  Something somebody said  Behavior, what’s being done  What people are not doing/skipping  Anomaly in data or measurement You can observe a lot by just watching –Yogi Berra
  6. 6. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 6 Ben Linders Consulting Examples of Signals “My work is done, I’m waiting for other people” There’s no stand-up meeting when the Scrum master isn’t there that day “We can only deliver on time by skipping the retrospective” The R&D manager just dropped in and told team members they need to do some other work
  7. 7. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 7 Ben Linders Consulting Recognizing Impediments  Signals, not problem  Stop and reflect  Probe & Sense (Cynefin)  Analyze to understand  Don’t shoot messenger  Ignoring doesn’t make the impediment go away
  8. 8. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 9 Ben Linders Consulting
  9. 9. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 10 Ben Linders Consulting Share what you learned ?
  10. 10. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 11 Ben Linders Consulting Questions?Questions? Ben Linders Independent Consultant Agile, Lean, Quality & Continuous Improvement info@BenLinders.cominfo@BenLinders.com @BenLinders www.linkedin.com/in/benlinderswww.linkedin.com/in/benlinders www.facebook.com/BenLindersConsultingwww.facebook.com/BenLindersConsulting www.benlinders.comwww.benlinders.com
  11. 11. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 12 Ben Linders Consulting Impediment Training & Coaching Download Coaching Cards Board Game Improve impediment skills For agile teams, Tech leads, Scrum masters, Agile coaches, project or line managers, consultants, anyone involved in or working with agile teams.
  12. 12. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 13 Ben Linders Consulting Assessing your Agility Over 80 tools: • Self-Assessment checklists • Readyness checks • Maturity assessments • Agile health checks • Measurements • Books • And much more! Agile Self-Assessments
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  14. 14. benlinders.com - @BenLinders 15 Ben Linders Consulting Making Agile Work for You Practices for teams and stakeholders to develop the right products, deliver faster, increase quality, and create happy high performing teams. Full Day Workshop: Deploying practices effectively Improve Collaboration Tips & Trick for Agile & Lean Improve Continuously Increase your organization's agility! BenLinders.com/agilelean
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    Feb. 28, 2020

If your organization wants to become agile and lean, teams need to be able to handle impediments quickly and effectively. Playing the Impediment Board Game, you will practice how to recognize and analyze impediments, understand how they hinder teams, and decide what to do by deploying agile and lean principles and good practices. You’ll learn to become more effective by recognizing impediments early and get rid of them before they become a major issue. The impediment game teaches you the five steps for handling impediments effectively: – recognize and analyze impediments – find out how they hinder the team – find effective solutions to deal with them – decide what to do and who can do it – learn how to become more effective in dealing with impediments Agile coaches use the Impediment Board Game in agile transformations to coach teams and help them to become self-organized and empowered to solve any impediments that they might face on their agile journey. Come play the impediment board game!

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