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Agile Black & White Stories

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It's a card game.
It addresses agile themes and topics in weird, morbid, and political incorrect question.  
It was created by @UdoWiegaertner, @AnjaStiedl, @M_Tarnowski, et.al. inspired by a open space session of @JordannGross at Play4Agile16
Free download: http://bit.ly/p4a16-AgileBlackStories

Presentation at: Agile Games Night Tools4AgileTeams2016

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Agile Black & White Stories

  1. 1. www.plays-in-business.com Picture Credit: Leonora Giovanazzi https://www.flickr.com/photos/lyonora/1413224950 Agile Black & White StoriesMichael Tarnowski PlaysInBusiness.com
  2. 2. www.plays-in-business.com What are Agile Black & White Stories? • It's a card game. • It addresses agile themes and topics in weird, morbid, and political incorrect question. • It was created by @UdoWiegaertner, @AnjaStiedl, @M_Tarnowski, et.al. inspired by a open space session of @JordannGross at Play4Agile16 • Free download: http://bit.ly/p4a16-AgileBlackStories
  3. 3. www.plays-in-business.com What are Agile Black & White Stories? • It is the task of the audience to find the answer and to create a short story with it as ratio.
  4. 4. www.plays-in-business.com Example
  5. 5. www.plays-in-business.com Example
  6. 6. www.plays-in-business.com What’s behind? – Lateral Thinking! • Sideways thinking • Non-judegemental thinking • Non-linear thinking • Out-of-the-box thinking • Un-orthodox / illogical vs. ”vertical” thinking Analytical / Vertical Lateral Edward de Bono More Info: • http://www.plays-in-business.com/lateral-thinking-how-to-boost-your-creativity/ • http://www.plays-in-business.com/black-stories-empower-your-creativity-with-lateral-thinking/ • http://www.plays-in-business.com/agile-black-and-white-stories-or-whats-the-difference-between-a-sprint-and-a-penis/
  7. 7. www.plays-in-business.com Where to use? • Agile Bullshit Bingo: in situations where an Agile concept is used too excessively, draw the proper card, read the teaser and yell "Bullshit - What is '<teaser>'?". • Agile Clinic: in cases when you and your team are faced with a situation where something runs really totally wrong, draw the proper card to stimulate an extensive — and lateral — team communication and discussion. More Info: • http://www.plays-in-business.com/lateral-thinking-how-to-boost-your-creativity/ • http://www.plays-in-business.com/black-stories-empower-your-creativity-with-lateral-thinking/ • http://www.plays-in-business.com/agile-black-and-white-stories-or-whats-the-difference-between-a-sprint-and-a-penis/

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