June 10, 2016

Ball Runner: An Agile Game

Ball Runner: An Agile Game The Ball Runner game originated from the #play14 unconference in London in September 2015. I was toying with the idea of a game around work in progress (WIP), which can be incredibly stressful for teams, and for individuals on these teams. I imagined a team playing a game in which one individual…

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May 25, 2016

“Feeling” software development, drawing a house

“Feeling” software development, drawing a house I recently spoke to an audience of project managers, campaign managers and statisticians in the market research and marketing world: people very distant from software development, but somehow very interested about what the company I work for do. At ZappiStore, we automate market research insights. What we do is really appealing,…

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May 16, 2016

Event Review: Playcamp London 2016


Event Review: Playcamp London 2016 Friday the 13th might not seem the best day to go out and play, but with a bit of effort, we can get past our superstitions and join the May Playcamp. This review can’t be exhaustive, being impossible for me to attend all the sessions. The purpose of this article…

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April 29, 2016

Playcamp London 2016

Playcamp London 2016 In his talk at Serious Play 2008, Dr Stuart Brown said, “I think we may have lost something in our culture.” That something is Play. Play brings us joy, makes more creative, more collaborative, better communicators, and is fun. At Playcamp, we take a look at how we can be more playful…

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