5 - 10 minutes

3 - 12 players

face-to-face play

Define Obstacles

What obstacles do you think are preventing you from reaching the target condition?

Obstacles are when a team reaches their knowledge threshold.  I don't know is an acceptable answer, this is why we do experiments.   An obstacle is temporary roadblock that provides an opportunity to learn and make improvements.


Obstacles need to be overcome on the way to the Target Condition


post it notes
Not an action item list

Obstacles are the issues, problems, etc. that are in your way to reaching the target condition.

*Source: Mike Rother and Rick Fleming

What To Do Next

Create or download the obstacles list and then identify an experiment to be completed.