Hot-air Balloon is a simple activity for helping the team identify things that makes them move faster, and things that slow them down.
Running the activity:
- Ask participants to write notes and place them on the following two areas: Fire and hot air, and Forces pulling down.
* Fire and hot air: What helps us go higher? What are the things that push us forward?
* Forces pulling down: Which are the forces pulling us down?
- Group the notes and discuss.
This is a common retrospective activity for data gathering. It is an alternative to keep the team engaged while slightly changing the format.
Remote-team advice: This activity works well for remote teams. Use a remote board of your choice.