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WIRED Germany and “Over the Fence” announce the availability of open training sessions for the project canvas and related thinking tools. The first class starts on October 14, 2016. Participants will learn the ...

WIRED CAMPUS offers Project Canvas Training

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Recently, I gave a TEDx talk. This passage explains the title of the talk and our philosophy.  "Kinderleicht”, is a German term – like you’d guess. It’s combining “child” and “easy”. It’s usually used in ...

Project Design is “Kinderleicht” (TEDx Talk)

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--- This post is our contribution to the blog parade of the PM Camp Berlin 2015 with a focus on complexity in projects --- THE GREATEST FIGHT IN PROJECT HISTORY Abstract: The popular “Ballpoint Game” was applied to ...

Agile vs Traditional Project Management: A Game-based Experiment

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The 3 schools of project thinking Recently, I have been asked to go on stage for a “science slam”. I agreed, and after short consideration, I decided to talk about the main schools of project thinking. Most people ...

Why Amy is agile and Paula loves her prototype

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By nature, each complex project is a collaborative endeavor which involves people from various fields of expertise. These people have different professional perspectives and speak idiosyncratic "languages". Consequently, ...

What does “Over the Fence” mean – for YOU?

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When was the last time you looked over the fence? After 15 years of designing and managing projects in the field of organisational development, I did. Actually, I even jumped over the fence and found myself in the field of ...

Over the fence – discover new perspectives to co-create

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We are currently exploring and refining formats to work and play with the canvas in various settings. The Canvas Board Game is designed to play on the canvas for about one hour in open spaces and conferences. You can use ...

Playing on the Canvas

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In a previous blog post, I’ve already presented a selection of canvases for managing projects. So, one may ask, “why do we need another project canvas?”, “what’s different”, and “what is it good ...

The OverTheFence Project Canvas

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Graphical modeling is one of the big things in project management. We display schedules as Gantt charts, visualize risks by means of IPRA matrices, create maps for categorizing stakeholders, and assign project ...

Canvases for Managing Projects