Description: Agile at Play - Using Lego Serious Play to accelerate the value cycle
Whether your team develops hardware or software three elements are crucial to successful value creation:
- Communicating effectively - both externally with stakeholders and end-users and internally among the design team members.
- Making informed design decisions - i.e. testing assumptions through prototyping.
- Matching methods with the type of knowledge task - ensuring that incentives and activities support your goal.
In this session you will learn about a novel model for understanding knowledge-driven value creation processes called The Wheel of Knowledge (WoK), which provides a framework for navigating the development process and a language for discussing next steps for accelerating the value cycle. The different stages of the model reflect how all knowledge-based value originates from tacit knowledge (e.g. and idea). Next, the challenge is to make the knowledge explicit so that it can be shared between individuals and developed into a solid solution. Finally, once a satisfying solution has been reached it is time to bring it to scale and to market. Different facilitation methods serve different purposes that are conducive to high engagement in different stages of the process. Knowing which type of approach to prescribe to a given knowledge conversion challenge is a key contribution of Dr. Jensen’s research.
Next, you get to be playful! Dr. Jensen will demo different LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® activities that can help accelerate the different stages of the value creation process. In the debrief you will be encouraged to share how challenges your teams face map to the Wheel of Knowledge.