Great things don’t happen in a vacuum. But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge. How can you make it happen at your company? The answer may surprise you: Game Storming.
Join Boston PHP and author David Gray as we teach you the concepts of Game Storming, and how you can apply it to your projects and your team.
- Overcome conflict and increase engagement with team-oriented games
- Improve collaboration and communication in cross-disciplinary teams with visual-thinking techniques
- Improve understanding by role-playing customer and user experiences
- Generate better ideas and more of them, faster than ever before
- Shorten meetings and make them more productive
- Simulate and explore complex systems, interactions, and dynamics
- Identify a problem’s root cause, and find the paths that point toward a solution
This will be a fun filled hands-on event that will really spark your creative energy. If you want to drive more successful, customer-focused innovations into your products and services, then this is for you.
It doesn't matter who you are, everyone will benefit. If you've loved our event on Agile, Design, and have an entrepreneurial spirit, then this is for you. R&D managers, CTOs, development leaders, marketers, and senior business executives are all welcome.
Watch this video for a great intro into Gamestorming that was recently held at UX Week 2010.
6:00 - 6:30 : Doors open, socializing, Food
6:30 - 6:45 : Announcements
6:45 - 9:30 : Presentation
9:30 - ???? : Beers somewhere?
Follow us on Twitter for the event: #gamestorming
About the presenter
Dave Gray is the Founder of XPLANE, the visual thinking company, and a Partner in the Dachis Group, a social business consultancy. Dave’s time is spent researching, sketching and writing on innovation, design, systems thinking, and creativity in business, as well as speaking, coaching and delivering workshops to educators, corporate clients and the public.
His latest book, Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers details more than 80 tools and techniques used by the world’s leading innovators.
Buy the Book, get it signed at the event!
You can buy the book and support Boston PHP by buying it directly from our own bookstore. We have both hard copy and eBook versions available. Get the book here.
This event is being made possible by a generous donation and sponsorship from Above The Fold Design. They are a Boston based company providing businesses and developers with user experience consulting and user interface designs that are intuitive, evocative and results-oriented.
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Our hashtag is #bostonphp and #gamestorming. The short url to this event is http://meetu.ps/T9wF