The Weekly ReBoot - Mini Hack #8 Mastering Post-it Notes

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This week we are focusing on mastering more collaborative sessions by using Post-it Notes really well. Join in for some stunning audio of actual Post-it Notes being peeled live. 



Why do Agilists love collaboration and why that probably links them to tools like the humble Post-it Note? It’s really all in the principles and values of the Agile manifesto: 



Principle #4 https://www.rebootco.com.au/blog/2017/12/6/the-12-days-of-agile-principles-principle-4

Principle #5 https://www.rebootco.com.au/blog/2017/12/7/the-12-days-of-agile-principles-principle-5

Principle #11https://www.rebootco.com.au/blog/2017/12/15/12-days-of-agile-principles-agileprinciple-11


Here are Alex’s 7 tips summarised :

#1 - Carry some around with you to increase opportunities for collaboration

#2 - Peel it the ‘right way’ to avoid curly Post-its

#3 - Use a Texta, write BIG, no pens!

#4 - Use the light bright colours, no dark colours, avoid a sea of pale yellow only…

#5 - 1 idea per Post-it Note please, lets us move them around and sort into prioritise and groups

#6 - Use voting to crowd source the most popular ideas/topics

#7 - Reflect alone first before sharing with the group, get participation from everyone

How to peel a post it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQgPWBzEVhM

Tools for remote Post-it style collaboration:

https://en.linoit.com/

https://mural.co/

The Modern Developer: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-modern-developer-graduate-tickets-59150771550

For feedback email: alex@rebootco.com.au

Alexandra Stokes