Fun Standups!

Showing 21 stand-ups.

  • One person missing

    One person leaves standup and the rest of the team has to piece it all back together for them.

    • Communication
    • Team bonding
  • Where did everyone go?

    Almost everyone leaves standup and one person has to look at the board to tell everyone else what's happening

    • Communication
    • Team bonding
  • Update a team mate

    Get your whole team feeling involved by having each person update another

    • Team bonding
    • Communication
  • Give someone else's update

    Each team member tries to give an update for the next person

    • Team bonding
    • Communication
  • One thing only

    Each team member only talks about the single most important thing they want to tell people

    • Focus
  • Zoom way out

    Make sure your team gets the big picture by talking about your overall progress

    • Communication
    • New view
  • Zoom way in

    Shuffle the cards on your team wall. Select one randomly and only talk about that one card as a team

    • Focus
    • New view
  • Yesterday, today, blockers

    Each person lists what they did yesterday, what they'll do today and what is in their way

    • Classic
  • Forget about the past

    This is the same format as “Yesterday, today, blockers”, except the team members do not update the rest of the team on what they’ve already completed

    • Focus
    • Classic
  • What’s in the way?

    Only mention things that are stopping you from getting your work done

    • Classic
  • Walk the wall

    Talk through the work currently in progress, one item at a time

    • Classic
  • Today I learned

    Take turns each sharing one thing you’ve learned since the last standup

    • Team bonding
  • How are you today?

    Take turns giving personal updates (no work!)

    • Team bonding
  • Show me the numbers!

    Take a look at your team's key product metrics (graphs, totals etc.)

    • New view
  • Draw your update

    Each team member draws what they're working on in JS Paint and the others guess what it is.

    • Team bonding
  • Use 10 words or less

    Give your update but don't use more than 10 words.

    • Communication
    • Focus
  • Last three commits

    Read your last three commit messages to the rest of the team.

    • Team bonding
    • New view
  • Guess who gave the update

    Each team member submits their updates ahead of time. In standup, everyone else has to guess who gave which update.

    • Team bonding
    • New view
  • Share one thing you learnt since last week

    Think of something you didn't know this time last week and that you know today.

    • Team bonding
    • Communication
  • The last song you listened to before standup

    Tell the others which song you listened to last. Maybe even play it for them briefly, if they don't know it!

    • Team bonding
  • Song of the Daily battle

    Organize a Song Battle where two members of the team provide candidates to the Song of the Daily and the rest of the team vote which one is the 'best'

    • Team bonding