Check out How to Rock your Retros, Thu, Apr 15, 1:00 PM (EDT) – part of a series of online events meant to be more discussion / peer learning than canned webinar. Danny Presten, Chief Methodologist and Founder of the Agile.ai Community, will lead a conversation on how to make sprint retrospectives more than a than a checkbox exercise.
To get you thinking, here are a few blog posts from elsewhere
For a detailed breakdown on what not to do, read 21 Sprint Retrospective Anti-Patterns
Here’s a scrum.org article on how retros work with a distributed team, a particularly big topic over the past year
The trainers at Mountain Goat Software offer this perspective on Four Common Problems with Retrospectives (including letting them be boring). Are these issues for your team?
Another interesting question: What Role Should a Scrum Master take in a Sprint Retrospective? – as in, the retrospective is supposed to be for the team, so the Scrum Master participate at all? If so, how to participate productively but without dominating the conversation?
Thanks David! Looking forward to joining this one.
Great article thanks for sharing that!
Now, we just need to get folks participating in the live sessions to keep the conversation going here.