Friday, May 20, 2011

Playing Games With Your Team?

Yesterday I had the pleasure of moderating one of the Project World and World Congress for Business Analysts year-long learning web seminars. Our speaker of the day Peter Saddington (better known to those in the twitter world as @agilescout) was discussing key characteristics of an agile project owner.

As part of his presentation he mentioned the merits of playing games to get to know and better understand your project team. Two resources he pointed to for finding appropriate games for this were and

Have you ever turned towards interactive experiences like this to get to know a project team or work though a problem? What was the result? What game did you use? If not, looking at the two websites above, would you ever consider using this technique?

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Michelle LeBlanc is a Social Media Strategist at IIR USA with a specialization in marketing. She may be reached at Follow tweets from her and the rest of the Project World team @Project_World.