BenLinders SquareBen Linders is an Independent Consultant in Agile, Lean, Quality and Continuous Improvement, based in The Netherlands. Author of Getting Value out of Agile RetrospectivesWaardevolle Agile Retrospectives & What Drives Quality.

As an adviser, coach and trainer he helps organizations by deploying effective software development and management practices. He focuses on continuous improvement, collaboration and communication, and professional development, to deliver business value to customers. He regularly provides workshops and training sessions and conference keynotes, talks, and tutorials.

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Exercises to spice up your agile retrospective at Agile Cambridge 2017

September 27, 2017 - September 29, 2017

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Valuable agile retrospectives provide the solution for a successful agile adoption at all levels in an organisation. They help teams to reflect and learn how to apply agile practices effectively, and support managers with ideas to set conditions for their teams to grow and deliver more value.

In this mini-workshop you will experience how using different exercises can help you to spice up your agile retrospectives and get more value out of them. I will also explain the why and how of retrospectives, the business value and benefits that they can bring you, and provide tips for improving retrospectives in your teams.

In teams, you will practise exercises from the Retrospective Exercises Toolbox to experience how to effectively facilitate retrospectives.


  • understanding the why and how of agile retrospectives
  • practising different retrospective exercises
  • seeing how to create a safe environment to run a retrospective
  • practising skills for facilitating retrospectives

Intended audience: scrum masters, agile coaches, tech leads, developers, testers, product owners, (senior) managers.

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September 27, 2017
September 29, 2017
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  • Ben Linders – Independent Consultant Agile, Lean, Quality, and Continuous Improvement

    Ben Linders
    Ik help organisaties om effectiever software te ontwikkelen. Neem contact op voor mijn diensten.

    I help organizations to effectively develop software. Contact me to hear about my services.