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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And to be honest, many of the “games” are traditional business school exercises, couched in the term “game”. The index is great for finding an activity and planning an gamestotming quickly. Nov 28, Ali Pasha rated it it was ok.

I know it was called gamestorming, but almost all the techniques were ones that I have seen used during brainstorming events over the last several decades.

In fact it’s pr ” A great plan can’t guarantee a great outcome, but it will help lay down the fundamentals from which you can adapt “. Active readers of the creativity genre will see games inspired by Thinkertoys, Six Thinking Hats and brainwriting as well as the authors’ commentary on what makes the versions of these games particularly effective.

They should have named their “games” activities and talk about opening activities, exploring activities, and closing activities, one activity of each stage building up a game.

A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers. Most people do not gmaestorming instructions on how to draw a cat tray stick figures – if they do, then some of the other games that focus on modes of communication other than visual ought to be sourced. Gamestorming is full of practical, proven solutions to common workplace challenges.


No trivia or quizzes yet. I really like the concept of this book, but after the introduction it is just a whole bunch of game ideas.

Feb 04, Blundell rated it liked it. Home Introducing the School of the Possible.

When problems have a clear start point and end point, the steps between A and B are very clear. Subscribe to my email newsletter. The start of the book is well structured where it explains the concept of gamification at work and how meetings can be more effective if they are more interactive. daev

Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rule-breakers, and Changemakers by Dave Gray

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. This book includes more than 80 games to help you break down barriers, communicate Some of the games are more analytical. Selected pages Title Page. I do recommend it as a useful resource for anyone thinking about how to get their organization to brainstorm and work through new ideas, urgent issues, or ongoing problems.

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How must we change our work practices to win in dsve 21st Century? Contents Chapter 1 What Is a Game? The second part of the book was rather dull because it shows the games but you can’t really apply them while reading.

The book also describes the qualities games have so that readers can develop their own games to match the situation. The book is not that great to just sit down and read, since after the intro it’s a list of different games on how to achieve an objective. Chapters 1 and 2 are fair, but could go deeper into the theory and science behind games; for example, what makes games work?

Founded inXPLANE has grown to be the world’s leading consulting and design firm focused on information-driven communications. While I was not blown away by any of the material that was presented, I can see the utility of it. In chapter one they are describing the game design. I got the Kindle edition of the book, which I think the physical copy would be better. She lives in Austin, TX.

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A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers. This is kinda brilliant since it gives a formal structure to a meeting without being too formal, plus it gets all participants informed on goals and process of a meeting ahead of time. Find out why — and how — with Gamestorming. And a fuzzy needs the one who undesransnds it. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

It also explains the game theory and how to open and close a game. A great number of the games provided are targeted toward better facilitating communication within groups or team-building. This book includes more than 80 games to help you break down barriers, communicate better, and generate new ideas, insights, and strategies. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Really awkward to read as an e-book on my phone, but my paper copy is a great reference to take to meetings.


Jun 20, Florian rated it liked it. Chapter 5 Games for Opening. Let me help you do that. The same people talking in May 05, Ghassan Samaha rated it it was amazing.