Retro is FRIEND or FOE

Are your retrospectives more ranting session than anything else? Are the outcomes seldom actionable? Are people quiet and it feels like only a select few always speak? Sounds familiar...if yes, this session will equip you to truly get measurable results from retros. This session will give you tips and tricks on how you can meet people on their journey and coach them to become a better team player. It will also provide guidance on how a team can continuously improve, and still keep it interesting sprint after sprint after sprint. Let's coach to make retros more "doing" sessions, and help teams truly embrace the spirit of continuous improvement. Make retro your friend and not foe!

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

Agenda Time
Software ate the world and Agile ate software 10 min
Mindsets and Personality Types 10 min
Common themes which makes retros appear as a foe 05 min
What can we do differently? 20 min
Suggested retro Agenda 05 min
Q & A and Feedback 10 min

Learning Outcome

Participants will learn how to continuously improve as teams with retrospectives and not do it because its just another ceremony. It should leave the participants with a new found love for this RETROs, something which is more intense than anything they ever felt before.

Target Audience

Scrum Masters, Agile Teams

Prerequisites for Attendees

Participants should have attended or conducted some frustrating retrospectives.

schedule Submitted 2 months ago

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