Keep-add-change

Keep-add-change activity entails brainstorming and decision-making on defining an inventory of approaches that can make the way of working more agile and productive


Description

Participants brainstorm and then discuss about the approaches they should keep, add and change in order to make the current way of working more agile and thus productive. The end result of this activity is an inventory of approaches that is easy to follow in the day to day activity, pass along to other colleagues and improve constantly to better fit the situation.

Flow

Introduction

  • Introduce the activity to the participants and split into teams; encourage the teams to nominate a team coordinator that will help the team put the ideas together and then present the findings to the other teams.
  • Join each team and provide the activity link.

Work

  • Participants brainstorm, discuss and write down on sticky notes the approaches they still find relevant and useful to their activity, the ones that need to be adjusted in order to better support them in achieving their business goals and discover which new approaches should be considered to bridge any given gap.
  • They can perform a silent brainstorming session and then debate the aspects written down on sticky notes, or the other way round.
  • Participants place the sticky notes in the appropriate column on the predefined board.

Debrief (suggested)

  • The team coordinator from each team will present the outcome to the other teams.
  • The facilitator may ask the following questions:
    • Are there any common points between the lists? What does it mean to you?
    • Were there any challenges in defining these approaches? How did you manage to overcome them?
    • Were there different opinions within the team? How did you accommodate them?

Variations

n/a

Additional info

This activity follows activity type guide from CARTA

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