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Cayenne – Grossprojekte erfolgreich managen

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Team GAmma.jpg Cayenne Simulation Celemi Cayenne Gamma TEam-Brainstorm.jpg Cayenne is a board game simulation which shows the dynamic in large internal projects between steering committee, the IT-Team and the organisation. „It is not possible to please everybody“ said Gabriele, one of the IT specialist of a large bank in Düsseldorf, when analysing their results in the game. This and more learnings were exchanged through the whole team of project leaders who do large migration of data from other banks. This migrations are very similar to a merger – as not only data moves over, but also IT people. The purpose of the one-day seminar was to create a dialogue between the different teams, so that knowledge gets exchanged and discussed. The simulation opened up the atmosphere and took away the fear to talk about failures and wrong decisions. After every project phase the situation was transferred into the real life project and similarities and differences were discussed. It is not the knowledge about It and projects – the best practise came from handling the people: Top management and demands from organisation. (The seminar was of course in German, also the simulation)

Read more about Cayenne in other blogs in the UK from our partner Martyn Laycock at the blog of David Wilcox. The article is from April 2006 „Learning how we all learn differently“ and the blog of alchemie who writes about the simulation experience. We are networking partners and are partners of the EKGroup in London and of course we use the tools designed by Celemi in Sweden.Team GAmma.jpg Cayenne Simulation Celemi Cayenne Gamma TEam-Brainstorm.jpg Cayenne is a board game simulation which shows the dynamic in large internal projects between steering committee, the IT-Team and the organisation. „It is not possible to please everybody“ said Gabriele, one of the IT specialist of a large bank in Düsseldorf, when analysing their results in the game. This and more learnings were exchanged through the whole team of project leaders who do large migration of data from other banks. This migrations are very similar to a merger – as not only data moves over, but also IT people. The purpose of the one-day seminar was to create a dialogue between the different teams, so that knowledge gets exchanged and discussed. The simulation opened up the atmosphere and took away the fear to talk about failures and wrong decisions. After every project phase the situation was transferred into the real life project and similarities and differences were discussed. It is not the knowledge about It and projects – the best practise came from handling the people: Top management and demands from organisation. (The seminar was of course in German, also the simulation)

Read more about Cayenne in other blogs in the UK from our partner Martyn Laycock at the blog of David Wilcox. The article is from April 2006 „Learning how we all learn differently“ and the blog of alchemie who writes about the simulation experience. We are networking partners and are partners of the EKGroup in London and of course we use the tools designed by Celemi in Sweden.

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