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The Power of Play: Making Good Teams Great



Portia Tung believes that play at work can improve team relationship and can fire up creativity.


Portia Tung is specialized in Agile adoption and organizational change as a Consultant-Coach. Hes strive to build effective and meaningful teams by pragmatically applying Lean and Agile Values, Principles and Practices. Portia is the creator of Agile Fairytales, a series of learning games that help adults rediscover the lessons we learned as children but have since forgotten.

About the conference

For the second time we are launching the GOTO Copenhagen conference in May 2012 after a successful execution in 2011. GOTO Aarhus has been an annual event in Denmark since 1996 and attracts more than 1200 participants (formerly known as JAOO). The target audience for GOTO conferences are software developers, IT architects and project managers.

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Oct 01, 2012

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  • Have you had your Recommended Daily Amount of Play?

    by Portia Tung,

    Your message is awaiting moderation. Thank you for participating in the discussion.

    I'd love to get your input on play and feedback on this presentation. Meanwhile, you can find out more about Playmaking, visit

    And if you're feeling really adventurous, check out my latest play project: "The Dream Team Nightmare", the first ever Choose-Your-Own-Adventure style book where you play the role of Agile Coach at an online dating company:

    Happy reading and happy playmaking!

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