The 5 times why retrospective uses root cause analysis to identify the deeper causes of problems, and define actions to stop them.
Retrospectives can have different purposes. A suggestion how you can classify retrospectives and pick appropriate exercises to make them more valuable for their teams.
You can continuously becoming better in the things that you are doing great by focusing on personal and team strengths with a strengths-based retrospective.
A retrospectives of retrospectives helps to improve collaboration between teams, increase their contributions in the project and to share learnings across projects.
Retrospectives exercises for teams which have more than one customer, maybe even multiple product owners.
Explicitly whether they would like to have a discussion about specific topics, and facilitating the discussion around those topics, can really help.
With a secret box, team members can drop in their views and submit things they would want to discuss in the retrospective.
Following the Agile philosophy of transparency, wordles can be used in retrospectives to really get key messages across in a clear manner.
This is the story of how a reader of our book on Valuable Agile Retrospectives dealt with negative issues in his retrospective.
The dispersed team questions retrospective exercise is a variant of the questions-based retrospective for teams consisting of members working from different locations, for example team members working from home or working in different offices, countries or even continents.