Situation

noticed that whenever the team traveled together, it created some special bonding among the team members. They could come up with data about how their sprints had gone and how they could make their journey a better and more enjoyable ride.

The Team Journey concept can be used after the team has completed a minimum of four or five sprints so that they can really visualize how they work together.

Name and Description-  Snakes and Ladders

Team Journey

This technique uses a metaphor of “TEAM JOURNEY”, to make the team visualize how they have been working together as a team. You may have noticed that whenever we as a team travel together, be it in a train, boat, or a plane, it creates a special bonding between the team members. If you had to now think of your team running smoothly and having fun at work, you may want to think of it as a team journey. Come up with data about how your sprints have been so far and how you could make this journey a better and more enjoyable one. The Team Journey concept could be used after the team has completed a minimum of four or five sprints, so that they can really visualize how they work together.

Material

Large white board or a large piece of poster paper. Three colors of sticky notes and markers

Instructions

Draw the above picture on a whiteboard and make teams inspect and adapt based on their past sprints. Help the teams come up with, blockers, enablers and some new initiatives that they would like to take up based on their past journey.

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