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  1. 1. Use Rainbows, Hot Tubs & Sailboat to Build Better SharePoint Solutions Michelle Caldwell ICC
  2. 2. Housekeeping • Please turn off all electronic devices or set them to vibrate. • If you must take a phone call, please do so in the hall so as not to disturb others. • Wireless is available to all attendees with a valid Michigan ID, just find the nearest sign-up terminal • Follow SharePoint Saturday Michigan on Twitter @spsmi and hashtag #spsmi • Join us for SharePint after the closing Chammps 301 West Big Beaver Road Troy, MI 48084 2 | SharePoint Saturday Michigan 2012
  3. 3. Thanks to our sponsors Event Exhibit Web
  4. 4. About MichelleMichelle CaldwellSharePoint Portfolio & Delivery Executive @ ICC @shellecaldwell linkedin.com/in/ michellecaldwell mcaldwell@iccohio.com
  5. 5. “Smarter conversations“Information and equals better products,Tactics are not assets – it’s so f*&#@ing obvious”Relationships and -Hugh MacLeodConversations are.” Gapingvoid.com-Mindmulch.net “Start with getting better at collaboration to demonstrate software sooner.” -Dean StevensConversations Leadingagile.com
  6. 6. SharePoint Rocks!Disclaimer You wouldn’t be here if you didn’t think so
  7. 7. Why is it so Hard?
  8. 8. IT and Business speak different languages
  9. 9. Believe it or not - SharePoint Knows Nothing!
  10. 10. You need I want a an InfoPath Wiki…. FormYou need TECH I want a Blogs KPI FEATURES Dashboard You need Nintex We need FAST
  11. 11. SharePoint is Not the Problem
  12. 12. What Can We Do?“Insanity is doing the same thing,over and over again, but expectingdifferent results.”― Albert Einstein“The world as we have created it is aprocess of our thinking. It cannot bechanged without changing ourthinking.”― Albert Einstein
  13. 13. Why is it so hard to get Good requirements?
  14. 14. Most Meetings are UnproductiveThe Facts The Affects• 11 million • 91% Daydreaming• 61.8 meetings a month • 96% Miss Meetings• 50% unproductive • 95% Miss parts of Meetings• 31 hours per month • 73% Bring other work to Meetings • 39% Fall Asleep
  15. 15. Even Cats Why Games? learn from games …games are, first and foremost, learning systems..- Learning Institute of Games
  16. 16. Elements of Serious Games• Structured • Participatory • Rules • Success depends on everyone pitching in• Purposeful • Definite outcome • Unbiased • Even-handed and impartial• Time-bound • Time boxed
  17. 17. SERIOUS GAMES ARE NOT Serious Games Gamification Brainstorming Simulation eLearning Role-playing
  18. 18. Where can I find out more?
  19. 19. Sample list of Innovation Games• 20/20 Vision • Speed Boat – Sail Boat• Buy a Feature • Spider Web• Give Them a Hot Tub – “Hot Tub • Start Your Day Time Machine” • The Apprentice• Me and My Shadow • Low Tech Social Network• Product Box • Remember the Future• Prune the Product Tree • Show and Tell
  20. 20. Innovation Games Samples
  21. 21. Who Uses Innovation Games?
  22. 22. Let’s PlaySailboat – SpeedboatThis game is used to assessthe current situation
  23. 23. Recommended use for this game • Identify what is wrong with your existing products and services • Identify what customers like about the existing product or services**This innovation game has been slightly modified from theoriginal Speed boat game
  24. 24. Let’s Play• Hot Tub• Team provides feedback on outrageous features to establish what is truly essential
  25. 25. Recommended use of this game Transform seemingly Outrageous feature requests into true product or service innovation
  26. 26. Let’s Play• Requirements Rainbow• Teams work together to refine requirements
  27. 27. Recommended use of this game Requirements refinement and/or audit
  28. 28. Looking Back Analysis is broken Step Away from the questionnaires! We don’t know what we don’t know………. And if you don’t know what the need is how can you solve it? Requirements aren’t tech features
  29. 29. Questions
  30. 30. References• http://innovationgames.com/• http://www.instituteofplay.org/about/context/why-games-learning/• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Innovation_game