Posts filed under: Retrospectives

A solution focused format of a project retrospective (the complete retrospective examples series)

With this post I continue the series of examples for retrospectives. It describes a solution focussed version that I recently used as a format for a project retrospective (a project that lasted 3 months and 2 teams were working together)....
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An example of a complete retrospective – Part I – the multitasking and team drawing version

Having hosted retrospective workshops and learned through many retrospective facilitations in various teams and environments I would like to start sharing some complete retrospective formats and provide comments what worked and what maybe did not work. Introduction How A brief...
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What about your retrospective action items – use the active learning cycle or PLAN – DO – CHECK – ACT board

Retrospectives are established as the standard way for continuous improvement reflection in Scrum and ScrumBan environments. Having the meetings itself optimized it’s still a question how to best ensure that action items resulting from the retrospective really get done. With...
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Will you try the disruptive retrospective exercise – WE PROCESS?

With this post I share with you my experience with an extraordinary retrospective format I tried the first time this week – the  WE PROCESS.  It’s based on the amazing work by Scott M. Peck about community building and the extended...
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Evolving retrospectives – variations to avoid boredom – energize it

Retrospective can get boring over time In the beginning, starting with a new team or starting with Scrum at all, retrospectives are really interesting and you have a lot of energy in this meeting. As with most things – the same...
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Evolving retrospectives – inspect & adapt every sprint

a simple version of the sprint retrospective when Do the retrospective every sprint on the last day of the sprint after the sprint review to get all topics that occured during the sprint including the outcome of the sprint review...
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