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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Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Overall a very easy way to think about how to solve problems at the jerb.

If the book is split gamesgorming 2 books, it would give better experience to the reader. This book is the result: How can you make it happen at your company? Games, on the other hand, are rule-light. The book is full of useful and practical information to help businesses from coming up with ideas, exploring options, to shipping products and getting to done.

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Gamestorming – O’Reilly Media

If you are interested in going deeper, I recommend these books. Chapter 4 Core Games. But the instructions and timing of the games need some adjustment in practise. This book is the result: She gamrstorming also a contributing researcher for Nancy Duarte’s upcoming book on storytelling and presentations. Good for planning offsites A good reference for team brainstorming exercises, especially for offsites.


May 12, David rated it really liked it. One would be gamestoming off–one would be better off doing a lot of things. I was a little cynical about a book with this many ‘games’ in it, and I don’t know many people who would be brave enough to pitch a SWOT analysis as a game but, despite that, I have plenty of dog hray pages with activities I’ll definitely be trying in the future.

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Sep 28, Hussain Al-ahmed rated it liked it. Chapter 1 What Is a Game? This book gives a ggamestorming perspective about grat as play which brings out the essence of our innate childlike attributes that is prese In this fast-paced moving world, every organisation needs creative ideas for constantly re-inventing and innovating.

Pretty great for a book with pictures! The answer may surprise you: But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge.

Brainstorming is supposed to unleash a great torrent of team creativity. Stringing together a series of different games moves us closer a solution.

This is a terrific book for ideas and techniques for running innovation sessions. Mar 03, Michael rated it liked it. Our emerging digital ecosystems need new kinds of learning institutions. But, what if the end goal isn’t clear?

Authors Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, and James Macanufo believe we need to use more play in these difficult to define situations.

Dave Gray on better meetings through “gamestorming”

We face these sorts of problems gamesgorming day and often gamrstorming to use the same A to B approach without much success. Try and apply these “games” verbatim and it’ll probably feel contrived with too much focus on process and not enough on the outcome. Great things don’t happen in a vacuum. How must we change our work practices to win in the 21st Century? The first, elaborates more on the concept and the research behind the t 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.


I’ve competed in games like this my whole life, and know from years of coaching and mentoring how useful games can be as a way to structure problems, think about solutions and get people directed. Sep gra, Adrian Howard rated it it was amazing.

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

But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge. And to be honest, many of the “games” are traditional business school rave, couched in the term “game”.

Great book for finding different design exercises to do to unblock thinking. I really like the concept of this book, but after the introduction it is just a whole bunch of game ideas. This book includes more than 80 games to help you break down barriers, communicate better, and generate new ideas, insights, and strategies. Sep 27, Todd Sattersten rated it it was amazing. Although the long lists of games makes the book quite dry to read from cover to cover, it remains a good introduction to gamestorming and a useful list of recipes and building blocks before building your owns games.