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Mid-sprint. Sprint 1 #CSM #lego4scrum

Posted by Alexey Krivitsky on Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Printed book is available at amazon!

From now on you can also order a printed version of the book.

 

The book is also available as a

An e-book is offered for FREE to University teaching staff.
Email info@lego4scrum.com to request your coupon.

 

 

The Book #lego4scrum 3.0 IS OUT:

Last book update: February 2020.

This is the third and by now the most complete guide with a foreword by Henrik Kniberg. This book summarises years of experiments and hundreds of lego4scrum workshops with groups of 10 to 150 participants. It will let you teach Scrum in a complete new, fresh and also fun way.

 

Get your copy:

An e-book is offered for FREE to University teaching staff. Email info@lego4scrum.com to request your coupon.

 

This book is written for:

  • Scrum Trainers exploring way of adding more elements of interactivity and gaming into the trainings turning them more to “from the back of the room” kind of things.
  • Agile Coaches looking for new training and coaching ideas with some elements of serious plays and simulations.
  • Scrum Masters willing to get ideas how to introduce agile thinking to new teams and newcomers in a fun and easy way.
  • Professors and Teachers trying to adapt their teaching style to the ever-changing world that is full of games, fun and LEGO.
  • Anyone else who is in charge of "installing Agile thinking and Scrum in a workspace".

lego4scrum 3.0 incorporates the following popular agile coaching techniques:

  • user story mapping
  • magic estimates
  • overall backlog refinement with multiple teams
  • joint multi-team scrum meetings
  • continuous integration and deployment
  • and more little tips and tricks to make the simulation valuable and fun.


Book translations are on its way!

Auf Deutsch:

en français:


Interested to help out? Email us info@lego4scrum.com


Book excerpt on choosing LEGO sets and room set up

So many people keep asking:

 

Which LEGO sets do I buy?

How many boxes and bricks required for n people?

How to set up the room and make sure all is set for the workshop?

 

That I've decide to share a book chapter on this topics.

Hope this chapter helps. And if you like it, feel free to get a full book copy:

An e-book is offered for FREE to University teaching staff. 
Email info@lego4scrum.com to request your coupon.

 


Download a book's free chapter dedicated to the topic of preparation to lego4scrum workshop.

Download
A Book excerpt. Chapter "Preparing the Learning Environment"
lego4scrum-learning-environment.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 8.3 MB

TEach ICagile certificatioNS WITH lEGO!

The lego4scrum training method is undergoing ICAgile certification.

 

So anyone teaching Agile and Scrum with #lego4scrum would be able to issue ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP) certificates to the students. Cool, huh?

 

Interested? Please fill in a short questionnaire: https://forms.gle/UX71Ph8xbWnztMZGA.


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Older Guides Still Available for download:

FACILITATION

Planning to teach Scrum?

Consider bringing a bag of LEGO!

 

Get advices to make the simulation a great experience not only for your students but as well for yourself. The original paper by Alexey Krivitsky gives the bare minimum to get it going. 

 

DOWNLOAD A BRIEF
FACILITATOR'S GUIDE

EXPERIENCES

Have just run the simulation?

Write it up!

 

We'd love to post your reports as  a blog post, a link to your article, photos or video as many other trainers have already done.

 

 

READ EXPERIENCE REPORTS

TRANSLATIONS

English is too easy?

Consider the choice of 20 languages!

 

You are very much welcome to contribute to our community with a translation into your language. Help contribute. 

 

 

FINDS THE BRIEF GUIDE
IN YOUR LANGUAGE



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Scaled lego4scrum instructions

The book lego4scrum 3.0 has chapter on a scaled version of the game. The known record is 155 people playing in 22 teams!

 

So here are the additional instructions for the facilitators:


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Book excerpt on choosing LEGO sets and room set up

So many people keep asking things like:

 

Which LEGO sets do I buy?

How many boxes and bricks required for n people?

How to set up the room and make sure all is set for the workshop?

That I've decided to share the book's chapter dedicated to these and other preparatory topics.

Read More

Teach ICAgile Certifications with #lego4scrum

The lego4scrum training method is undergoing ICAgile certification.

 

So anyone teaching Agile and Scrum with #lego4scrum would be able to issue ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP) certificates to the students. Cool, huh?

 

Interested? Please fill in a short questionnaire: https://forms.gle/UX71Ph8xbWnztMZGA.

Large-Scale Scrum simulation with LEGO Bricks #lego4scrum #less

The simulation is scalable. The limit is your imagination.

 

See a new article on using #lego4scrum for simulating LeSS Huge Framework .

The book #lego4scrum is out!

This is a new book released 31 January 2017 by Alexey Krivitsky who has invented lego4scrum back in 2009 or so.

 

This is the third and by now the most complete guide with a foreword by Henrik Kniberg. This book summarises years of experiments and hundreds of lego4scrum workshops with groups of 10 to 150 participants. It will let you teach Scrum in a complete new, fresh and also fun way.

 

 

This book is written for:

  • Scrum Trainers exploring way of adding more elements of interactivity and gaming into the trainings turning them more to “from the back of the room” kind of things.
  • Agile Coaches looking for new training and coaching ideas with some elements of serious plays and simulations.
  • Scrum Masters willing to get ideas how to introduce agile thinking to new teams and newcomers in a fun and easy way.
  • Professors and Teachers trying to adapt their teaching style to the ever-changing world that is full of games, fun and LEGO.
  • Anyone else who is in charge of "installing Agile thinking and Scrum in a workspace".

lego4scrum 3.0 incorporates the following popular agile coaching techniques:

  • user story mapping
  • magic estimates
  • overall backlog refinement with multiple teams
  • joint multi-team scrum meetings
  • continuous integration and deployment
  • and more little tips and tricks to make the simulation valuable and fun.

Get the book, get some LEGOs and have fun with this.

GET YOUR COPY

 

You can also download a free guide in English 
or other languages from this website.


Scaled #lego4scrum - done with 155 people!

Recently I had a chance to run lego4scrum for ... 155 people. And it was fun!

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Teaching Agile through Games

Wesley van Heije has just submitted an experience report on teach Scrum with LEGO.

Check it out: Teaching Agile through Games

Image by Hakan Forss

New LEGO Sets

Hey LEGO Lovers,

 

The LEGO Set referred to in the facilitator's guide is no longer available in stores.

So here are few ideas for its replacement.


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Video: Scrum Simulation with LEGO

Filmed and shared by Jan Kees Velthoven

Video: lego4scrum workshop in 53 seconds

Filmed and shared by Bartosz Zieleźnik

Bartosz has shared with us recently an amazing video from his lego4scrum workshop.

Enjoy every second!