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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It would have been nice to organize them by broader patterns or mechanisms instead of organizing them loosely in three big sections called “opening”, “exploring” and “closing” games. The answer may surprise you: May 05, Rebecca Karasik rated it really liked it. Secondly, Gday think that the book would have benefited from more example studies, woven throughout the narrative of the book. The book begins with a description of what comprises a game. Overall a very easy way to think about how to solve problems at the jerb.

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. It’s a rough-and-ready toolkit for inventors, explorers and change agents who want to use design thinking to navigate successfully in complex and gfay knowledge and information spaces, to engage others, and to start, grow gamestomring sustain movements for change.

Contents Chapter 1 What Is a Game? It is the best of times and the worst of times. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?

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Find out why — and how — with Gamestorming. The book gamestorminh with a short but great opening about gamestormung and how it is a method for exploration and discovery of unpredictable, breakthrough ideas. Founded inXPLANE has grown to be the world’s leading consulting and design firm focused on information-driven communications.


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.

Dave Gray on better meetings through “gamestorming”

A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers. There is however, a large section detailing actual games, and it could be that I will find something that could spark me. Aug 30, Russell Baylis rated it really liked it Shelves: In reality, teams that have been together a little too long, fall easily into brainstorming ruts.

Sep 27, Todd Sattersten rated it it was amazing. Sunni presents regularly on the topics of graphic facilitation, graphic recording and visual thinking. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Nov 10, Sebastian Gebski rated it it was ok. She is also a contributing researcher for Nancy Duarte’s upcoming book on storytelling and presentations.

This is not to say that some gamestormnig not find the concepts portrayed I am giving this book a tentative rating. To learn about the School of the Possible, your journey starts here. Chapter 6 Games for Exploring. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. This book is like a directory that contains tools that foster creativity in a team, helps in team buildingcollaboratingbrain-storming and strategizing in order gamestotming achieve desired goals in a specific course of time keeping play at the core of it.


He actively obsessed with understanding what things are, the way they work, and why they matter.

When problems have a clear start point and end point, the steps between A and B are very clear. What do you think?

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

Cave is also an active gamer and occasional inventor of card games. In its current version, it reads like management porn, not the Jesus meet Bible thought-provoking game changer it sets out to be.

Good reference book, not so much a good read Some great ideas for meeting exercises. Gamestorming is an incredibly useful resource.

The Best Books of yray It also explains the game theory and how to open and close a game. How can a game only be an opening game when each game consists of opening, exploring, and closing? The book also describes the qualities games have so that readers can develop eave own games to match the situation. Authors Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, and James Macanufo believe we need to use more play in these difficult to define situations.

But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge.

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Gamestorming is full of practical, proven solutions to common workplace challenges. Jan 23, Gabriel rated it it was amazing. I am giving this book a tentative rating. Great things don’t happen in a vacuum.

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