Budget Games –In Kortrijk nemen 150 kinderen dé beslissing over 30.000€!
Wij kunnen jullie met enige trots meedelen dat onze Innovation Games® training, oefensessies en eerdere Budget Games® voor de Kortrijkse deelgemeentes Aalbeke en Heule zijn vruchten afwerpt! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRnzA1qINjk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mn0Mztc53XQ Tijdens de eerste Budget Games sessie voor Aalbeke had Co-Learning de leiding op zich genomen alsook de volledige productie, facilitatie en nazorg waarna Stad Kortrijk overtuigd […]
Collaborative workshops from the beach
Or distributed workshops from different locations… Your seat is waiting next to mine… During my career I had to facilitate a lot of Agile retrospectives and other collaborative workshops with people sitting in different offices, countries, continents,… and as such had a huge interest in the first Belgian conference on “remote working”. I was looking […]
Budget Games Aalbeke – Resultaten deel 1
Tot onze spijt moeten wij meedelen dat we de volledige resultaten van de Budget Games Aalbeke, 20 Juni 2013, nog niet kunnen meedelen. De Kortrijkse verlofperiode speelt ons parten en pas na het zomerverlof zullen de resultaten aan de Aalbeekse burgers meegedeeld worden, gevolgd door een persvoorstelling. Dit zal dan ook samengaan met de vervolgstappen […]
Prioritize with your stakeholders – Innovation Games® Buy a Feature
Back in the old days, I took up the role of a Agile Product Owner within a Healthcare environment and soon discovered that “responsible for setting priorities”, as it is announced in Agile literature, does not mean that doing it by yourself is the right approach. Not surprisingly, we see and hear about similar settings […]
Benefits of playing games at work.
Why play games at work? We get this question a lot of times when we guide entrepreneurs, small and large enterprise organizations. Or a plain remark: “Pfff, playing games?! That’s not work!”. So what is the answer? Why would we like to use games to do serious work? We encounter a lot of organizations that struggle […]
Budget Games Kortrijk Ready, Set, Go…
In April we were happy to announce that we were supporting the City of Kortrijk to organize their own version of the Innovation Games ® – Budget Games and in the mean time lots of work has been done by City council members to prepare for this European scoop. If you do not know anything […]
Innovation Games ® – Budget Games is coming to Belgium, Kortrijk!
Some of you might be familiar with the concept of “Budget Games”, from its success in San Jose. Some of you might not be, and in that case I would recommend checking out the video below in order to get some context about the subject at hand. [youtube=http://youtu.be/NRYFQzvGkAM] Motivation As an Innovation Games ® and Gamestorming […]
How to Think With Little Bricks?
Guestblog by Erwin Verweij, iFacilitate.eu As a kid I used to play with Legotm. It wasn’t as diverse as it is today but I managed to build great things with a lot of imagination and the few bricks I had. I grew up and became less interested in the stuff. Years later I had a […]
Delegation is an Art! Point finale.
In this rapidly changing world where change itself has changed, we need more people to be part of the system to provide evolutionary, disruptive and open innovation! Internet connections, data storage, mobile devices, genome sequencing, everything today is growing at an exponential rate where organizations need to be more adaptive, and change as fast as change […]
The Key Difference of Innovation vs Business As Usual
In times of economic crisis it is important for organizations to optimize their effectiveness in order to survive. In many cases, people jump to cost optimization, only looking at their bottom line. And there is nothing wrong with that, as long as you don’t forget the role of the customers and end-users. In many cases […]