How Diversity Makes Retrospective Actions Stick

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If you want your retrospectives to be valuable you have to make retrospective actions stick. Effective retrospectives have lasting impact in organizations, they lead to changed behavior that sticks without any reinforcement. Having a diverse and multidisciplinary team helps to make retrospective actions stick. More

First version of Αποκομίζοντας αξία από τα Agile Retrospectives released.

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The first version of the Greek edition of our Agile Retrospectives book, Αποκομίζοντας αξία από τα Agile Retrospectives, has been released on Leanpub. This version contains eleven chapters and includes two retrospective exercises. It’s the official translation of our successful book Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives. More

Stop met beoordelen: Geef continue feedback

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Het einde van het jaar nadert. In veel organisaties is dat de tijd waarin de beoordelingsgesprekken worden gedaan. Ondanks de tijd en energie die er in beoordelingen geïnvesteerd wordt en de goede bedoeling leveren ze vaak maar weinig op. En als een organisatie agile gaat werken dan werkt een klassieke manier van beoordelen dat juist tegen. Het is tijd voor een betere aanpak: continue feedback. More

Non-verbal Exercises for Agile Retrospectives

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Non-verbal exercises can be used in agile retrospectives to “hear” from introverts and involve people who find it difficult to speak up in groups. Earlier this year I attended a sessions at the Retrospective Facilitators Gathering 2016 where we explored different techniques and ideas that can be used in non-verbal exercises for Agile Retrospectives. Here’s what we came up with. More

Guest blog: Many Faces of Jack Sparrow – Agile Retrospective Exercise

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Agile retrospectives can be done in many different way, the Many Faces of Jack Sparrow is one example how to do them. I love it when people design new exercises that help people to reflect and learn, specially those exercises that help to explore and discuss feelings in teams. Here’s a guest blog post on BenLinders.com from Corey Scholefield and Selina McGinnis in which they share their experiences from doing a retrospective exercise called Many Faces of Jack Sparrow. More

Continue Verbetering met Agile

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Silver bullets bestaan niet in softwareontwikkeling. Effectieve softwareteams bepalen zelf hoe ze hun werk doen, passen zich continu aan en verbeteren zichzelf. Continue verbetering is ingebed in de Agile-mindset en -principes en helpt zo om de flexibiliteit in bedrijven te verhogen en meer waarde te leveren. More

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