Iterative vs Up Front Planning: the Marshmellow Challenge
This TED video helps us to think about some questions such as:
- Why innovative projects usually are best managed in a iterative manner?
- How does our beliefs and attitude impacts over collaboration in projects?
- Which should we prioritize: incentives or skills enablement?
The Marshmellow Challenge is an experiment where a group of people collaborate to build the highest structure possible using 20 sticks of spaghetti, 1 yard of sellotape and a block of marshmellow. You can find further visiting its website: http://marshmallowchallenge.com