The answer may surprise you: gamestorming. This book includes more than By Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, James Macanufo. Publisher: O’Reilly Media. The answer may surprise you: gamestorming. Find out why — and how — with Gamestorming. Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, James Macanufo. I’m Dave Gray, founder of XPLANE and Boardthing. and Gamestorming to get your people engaged and involved in co-creating clear, unique and executable.

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I am giving this book a tentative rating. Good for planning offsites A good reference for team brainstorming exercises, especially for offsites.

Books by Dave Gray. She lives in Austin, TX. A somewhat boring validation of my work engaging people with tabloid sheets, scented markers, and sticky notes. The book content is very good, containing many meeting facilitation techniques and frameworks.

Account Options Sign in. There is however, a large section detailing actual games, and it could be that I will find something that could spark me.

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The School of the Possible can help you develop the innovation capability of your team or organization. The answer may surprise you: In this version, the authors present their 7Ps Jan 23, Gabriel rated it it was amazing. Gamestorming is a playbook for people who want to design the future, to change the world, to make, break and innovate.

Overcome conflict and increase engagement with team-oriented games Improve collaboration and communication in cross-disciplinary teams with visual-thinking techniques Improve understanding by role-playing customer and user experiences Generate better ideas and more of them, faster than ever before Shorten meetings and make them more productive Simulate and explore complex systems, interactions, and dynamics Identify a problem’s root cause, and find the paths that point toward a solution Firstly, a lot of the material in the chapters prefatory to the games sections should be relegated to the appendix.


Some of the games are more analytical. He is also a founding member of VizThink, an international community of Visual Gamestoeming. Jun 25, Atif Rahman rated it really liked it. Maybe some others would. Jan 03, Elaine Wherry rated it it was amazing. To that end, I am somewhat disappointed so far I finally finished the book, and while I still agree that many of the games are just the same thing, done differently, I believe the authors have done a great job at cataloging many different options for helping individuals, teams, and co I really like the concept of this book, but after the introduction it is just a whole bunch of game ideas.

May 05, Ghassan Samaha rated it it was amazing.

Dave Gray on better meetings through “gamestorming” – The Society for News Design – SND

Together, we will use agile, iterative techniques like Visual ThinkingCulture Mappingand Gamestorming to get your people engaged and involved in co-creating clear, unique and executable business strategies, and developing the capabilities you need to be successful in the Big Shift.

The start of the book is well structured grau it explains the concept of gamification at work and how meetings can be more effective if they are more interactive. This book gives a fresh perspective about game as play which brings out the essence of our innate childlike attributes that is present in geay since childhood but gets lost as we grow over a period of time.

Nov 28, Ali Pasha rated it it was ok. At the core of this approach is Graay Thinkinga practice for connected leaders who want to create change in complex, dynamic environments. While many of the games described date back to the 60’s and 70’s, there are some more recently designed games. Most people do not need instructions on how to draw a cat or stick figures – if they do, then some of the other games that focus on modes of communication other than visual ought to be sourced. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


A Playbook gamestorminf Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers. Mar 21, Rodolfo rated gamesstorming it was amazing. This book includes more than 80 games to help you break down barriers, communicate better, and generate new ideas, insights, and strategies.

Powered by WordPress and Origin. This book is the result: Do you want to sell me something? He actively obsessed with gametsorming what things are, the way they work, and why they matter. Definitely feels like some sections were added as fillers. Feb 04, Blundell rated it liked it.

A toolkit to help teams synthesize, align or create.

We face these sorts of problems every day and often try to use the same A to B approach without much success. We all know that life gary not be a game, right? Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? In this fast-paced moving world, every organisation needs creative ideas for constantly re-inventing and innovating. A full set of tools that can be gry and adapted to a wide variety of situations.

He is also an active gamer and occasional inventor of card games. It is a great source of information for anyone in leadership or management. In chapter one they are describing the game design. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Nov 10, Sebastian Gebski rated it it was ok. It is the best of times and the worst of times. With the physical copy so when you’re ready to use the techniques you could flip through and see which ones gamestormung want to try. Kindle Editionpages. Pretty great for a book with pictures! Chapter 5 Games for Opening. Sep 27, Todd Sattersten rated it it was amazing.