Game In Progress: Our Strategic Plan For 201X (ver. 4)
Agile / Design / Games

Game In Progress: Our Strategic Plan For 201X (ver. 4)

This is a game about strategic planning in software product development. People have different words for this kind of planning activity: product portfolio planning, project portfolio planning, strategic planning, product strategy, yearly planning etc. I made first three versions of this game with the name Project Portfolio Planning game at the Play4Agile 2013 unconference. I … Continue reading

Agile / Design / Games

Product Portfolio Planning Game, playtest #3

At the recent Play4Agile 2013 unconference, during the span of 24 hours (which included 7 hours of sleep), I made the alpha playtest version of this game. In this blog post I share the game as it was in the third play test version at 10:30 on monday 25th of February 2013. My objectives in designing this game are: to illustrate the problem of lacking a clear and shared business strategy and having a transparent and shared way to evaluate business value in the context of different needs of different business units when deciding what to build next … Continue reading