Retrospectives

An exploration into how to run a retrospectives, so that your team can continuously improve and become better

Oct 24, 2018

Maintaining Results

Maintaining Results

Recently, at my current project, we have been going on a journey to make impactful, sustainable improvements to the team and the way we work. This has mainly been facilitated through sprint retrospectives

Sep 12, 2018

Reflections on Retrospectives

Reflections on Retrospectives

Sometimes retrospectives fall into the realm of time wasting rituals. Join me as I take a look at how we can get things back on track again.

Jun 28, 2017

Standup Poker

Standup Poker

I recently came across a episode on Agile for Humans where they described the concept of Standup Poker. I was actually quite intrigued by it, and I could see how it could potentially

Jun 7, 2017

Lean Coffee Retrospective

Lean Coffee Retrospective

Recently, I started allowing other people to run our teams sprint planning and retrospectives. So far, this has had numerous benefits for the team such as allowing more time for myself to do

Apr 20, 2016

Retrospectives: Final Words

Retrospectives: Final Words

At the end of each retrospective, your team will probably feel inspired as they may now have a clearer understanding of the issues at hand or because they know that changes that are

Apr 13, 2016

Retrospectives: Facilitating

Retrospectives: Facilitating

One of the things that will contribute to the success of the retrospective is the facilitator and how they go about doing the retrospective. In an ideal world, this person should be a

Apr 6, 2016

Retrospectives: The Basics

Retrospectives: The Basics

In the previous post we looked at why retrospectives can be valuable to an organization. Essentially, no one knows the full story and each person has their own part to tell. In using

Mar 30, 2016

Retrospectives: Planning

Retrospectives: Planning

Continuing on from the current theme of running a useful and beneficial retrospective, today I would like to focus on preparing for a retrospective. At first you may dismiss this as being something

Mar 23, 2016

Retrospectives: The Frustration

Retrospectives: The Frustration

Most people these days are running in some sort of agile methodology where you have frequent planning sessions, releases and retrospectives. Personally, I quite like this methodology as it provides a tight feedback