Which Innovation Game is right for tackling your business problem?

From Discover to Shape to Prioritize to Act, there are many games available to put your ideas into action. But how do you know which game is right for you? Our handy Games Matrix classifies Innovation Games and serious games from our community that are available through our online game platform by use (Discover, Shape, Prioritize or Act) and the whether the games are available online or in-person or both. Be sure to click through to learn more about how the games work or to play online now.

Discover –> Innovation Games

Objective
Primary Use
Medium
Me and My Shadow Identify hidden needs yes In-person
Product Box Discover the most exciting product features yes In-person
Prune the Product Tree Identify how to make your product or service meet market needs yes  Online/In-person
Speed Boat Identify what is wrong with your existing products and services. yes  Online/In-person
Spider Web Understand relationships between products or services yes In-person

Discover –> Community Games

Objective
Primary Use
Medium
Cover Story Think big to uncover your company’s potential yes Online/In-person
Empathy Map Understand what your stakeholders want from the business yes Online/In-person
SWOT Analysis Uncover how to attain your desired end state yes Online/In-person
Whole Product Differentiate your product yes Online/In-person

Shape –> Innovation Games

Objective
Primary Use
Medium
Start Your Day Understand relationships between products or services yes In-person
Give Them a Hot Tub Use outrageous features to discover hidden breakthroughs yes In-person
Remember the Future Understand how your customers or colleagues define success yes In-person
Show & Tell Identify the most important artifacts created by your product. yes In-person
Competitive Target Make yourself stronger through simulated competition yes In-person

Shape –> Community Games

Objective
Primary Use
Medium
Impact/Effort Matrix Find the most efficient way to reach your goal. yes Online/In-person
Learning Matrix Think of effective improvements for your iteration yes Online/In-person

Prioritize –> Innovation Games

Objective
Primary Use
Medium
Buy a Feature Prioritize features yes Online/In-person
20/20 Vision Understand customer priorities yes In-person

Prioritize –> Community Games

Objective
Primary Use
Medium
Bang for the Buck Collaboratively rank a project backlog based on estimated value and estimated cost  yes Online/In-person
How Now Wow Matrix Form original ideas to implement yes Online/In-person

Act –> Innovation Games

Objective
Primary Use
Medium
My Worst Nightmare Uncover hidden fears around a product or service yes In-person
What Would Bourne Do? Discover hidden obstacles to your goal yes In-person

Act –> Community Games

Objective
Primary Use
Medium
Plus/Delta Game Collect constructive criticism to improve future events  yes Online/In-person
Pros/Cons Game Organize your thoughts to make careful decisions yes Online/In-person
Actions for Retrospectives Discover how you can improve an event for the future  yes Online/In-person
Circles and Soup Improve your past projects  yes Online/In-person
Circles of Influence Identify who can help you reach your goal  yes Online/In-person
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