Situational Retrospectives – One size does not fit all

 

Situation A: Your team is great. You’ve met all your sprint goals and your Product Owner is pleased with the results to date. Yeah!

 

Situation B: Your team sucked. Zero story points completed last sprint. Team members are complaining and blaming each other for the failures.

 

These two situations demand two very different retrospectives. The right retrospective can make a good team great and turn a bad situation into a learning opportunity. A bad retrospective can set a team back and create a non-safe working environment.

 

In this session, attendees will explorer retrospectives techniques and examine the pros and cons of the techniques. The workshop will then explore scenarios and examine how to effectively run retrospectives across a variety of scenarios.

 

Coming out of this sessions, attendees will have an understanding of applying the right retrospectives based on the state and needs of the team and projects.

 

 
 

Outline/structure of the Session

1) Group discussion to identify what retrospective techniques to use if you already have a high performing team.

2) Group discussion to identify what retrospective techniques to use on a team that is doing poorly and not getting along.

3) Review of retrospective techniques.

4) Attendees select some techniques and identify scenarios where those techniques would be applicable.

5) Retrospective structures and closing thoughts

 

Learning Outcome

- Learning a variety of retrospectives techniques

- Identifying which that different techniques need to be used depending on the situation

- Identifying which techniques to use for specific situations

- These are critical tools in the Agilists' toolbox!!

Target Audience

ScrumMasters, Coaches, Agilists

Requirements

 Table is groups or rounds. 

 

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