Category: Work is Play

16 August 2017 / Agile & Scrum
Mission impossible futurespective for distributed teams

We love to also give our followers tools to improve their agile toolbox. Here's a nice technique that you can easily modify to use with distributed teams. Let's discover it together. Object of Play Finding out new insights about a current project by pushing boundaries and thinking outside of constraints. This version is an adaptation of the Mission Impossible game from the excellent Game Storming...

19 April 2017 / Agile & Scrum
Agile vs Waterfall in the Star Wars universe

DISCLAIMER: I'm a Trekkie, married to a Warsie, so the science fiction and space opera genres are part of my life. If you haven't seen any of the Star Wars movies, I truly do recommend them and specifically in this order: 4-5-6-1-2-7. There is no episode 3. (Just kidding). Episode 8 will be in theatres by the end of 2017. But let's get to the...

23 December 2016 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
We wish you all the best for 2017!

The whole Co-Learning team joins forces to wish you all the best for 2017! May this year bring you learning, awesome new encounters and a lot of play at work.

7 December 2016 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
Management 3.0 Brown Bag Sessions now available!

Brown Bag session??? I'm sure a lot of you who aren't native English speakers might be wondering what a brown bag session is, so let's start with that. The brown bag refers to the brown paper bag traditionally used to bring a sandwich or other lunch items. To complete the reference, a brown bag session is therefore a short (usually 1 hour) session over lunch or...

29 September 2016 / Agile & Scrum
About post-its and trees

“Post-its?! What a waste of our precious trees!” “Post-its?! Oh No! What a waste of our precious trees!”, someone shouted just before the workshop started. And this is not an isolated case. As an agile coach, one has the privilege to work in different companies. More than once, one encounters a so-called “paperless office” (except for the toilets, that is), or one meets individuals who champion...

22 September 2016 / Agile & Scrum
Of Learning, Play and Owning Your System

I recently attended some events where talks on different subjects brought the audience to specific puzzle pieces of understanding on how complex adaptive systems perform best, especially taking into consideration the human factor. The first talk was at an event hosted by Lego®, where Pedro De Bruyckere did a talk about "How play changed the world (and vice versa)". The second talk was at the LeSS...