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A Guide to Lean Coffee

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A short guide to running a Lean Coffee session.

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A Guide to Lean Coffee

  1. 1. A Brief Guide To #LeanCoffee * Instructions for finding coffee and a table not included
  2. 2. Step 1: Create your board
  3. 3. Step 2: Ask your group to populate the “Ready” column with ideas
  4. 4. Step 3: Identify yourself In turn, ask each person to introduce themselves in 1-2 sentences.
  5. 5. Step 4: Review the topics – Have each person give a 1-2 sentence intro to their topic
  6. 6. Step 5: Vote on the ideas. Each person gets two votes (tick marks)
  7. 7. Step 6: Prioritize your backlog
  8. 8. Step 7: Set a timer for 8 minutes Tip: for iPhone, Untime is a great #LeanCoffee timer
  9. 9. Step 8: Move the first topic into “Doing” and start talking!
  10. 10. Step 8: When 8 minutes is up, do a quick “Roman Vote” Up = Keep talking Middle = Unsure Down = Next topic
  11. 11. Mostly up = Another four minutes
  12. 12. Half up / Half down = Another two minutes
  13. 13. Step 9: Thumbs down = Next Topic
  14. 14. Step 10: <Repeat>
  15. 15. Step 10: <Repeat>
  16. 16. Step 11: 5 min before ending: Takeways In turn, ask each person to say 1-2 sentences on their takeaways from the session.
  17. 17. Summary 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 3 columns: Ready; Doing; Done Put ideas in “Ready” Introduce yourselves Topic reviews: 1-2 sentences Vote (2 votes each) Prioritize the “Ready” column Set an 8 minute timer Move the first item into “Doing” and start talking “Roman Vote”. Up = keep going (4 minutes) , Middle = ambivalent (2 minutes) Down = next topic 10.Repeat 11.5 minutes left? 1-2 sentence takeaways
  18. 18. For more information: www.leancoffee.org Thanks to Adam Yuret for all the #LeanCoffee teachings and tips. Steve Rogalsky @SROGALSKY WINNIPEGAGILIST.BLOGSPOT.COM PROTEGRA.COM

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