Agile Games West Session - Wayde Stallman
3 Minute Improv Games
to Improve Your Teams
You will be surprised to learn that Improv Teams and Software Teams have many similarities; The same techniques Improv Teams use to turn a group of random individuals into Great Team Players can be used by Software Teams to improve Collaboration, Creativity, Communication & Trust.
This unique workshop will have attendees out of their seats and on their feet actively practicing the concepts Improv Teams use to develop Great Team Players. Practicing the four essential qualities of a Great Team Player: Collaboration, Creativity, Communication and Trust, not only shows attendees how they can become a Great Team Player, but also how to train others within their organization. This hands on workshop provides actionable material for participants to use immediately upon returning to work. A flier with the top 20 games is included for every participant.
Wayde Stallman is an Agile practitioner specializing in Developing Great Team Players using the same techniques used by Improv Theater Teams. He has over 20 years in software development, concentrating on Java since 1999. Wayde became an XP practitioner in 2001. He has master’s degrees in both Computer Science and Engineering Management. He is also a Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP 1.1, 1.2, 1.6) and Certified Scrum Professional (CSP).