Getting Feedback with the Perfection Game

The Perfection Game can be used to get feedback on a product or service that has been provided. It is also a retrospective exercise usable to discover strengths and define effective improvement actions. The perfection game gives power to the teams and helps them to self organize and become more agile. More

The Way I Develop my Agile Coaching Skills

Good coaching addresses the challenges many organizations face when adopting Agile ways of working, including Scrum implementation. Let’s explore why you would need coaching and what it can accomplish, and what you can do to develop agile coaching in your organization. As an example, I will share how I have developed my coaching skills during the years. More

What’s an Agile Retrospective and Why Would You Do It?

Agile retrospectives can be used by teams to inspect and adapt the way of working. But sometimes teams struggle to figure out what an agile retrospective is? And they wonder why they should do them? Here’s an introduction to agile retrospectives, to help you to get started with them. More

Improving Collaboration in Agile Projects with the Retrospective of Retrospectives

What can an agile project do to improve collaboration between teams, and increase their contributions in the project? Doing retrospectives of retrospectives is a way to share learnings across a project, and to solve problems that a project is facing. More

Using Solution Focused in a Strengths Based Retrospective

How can you become an excellent team that is able to deliver and exceed customer expectations? By continuously becoming better in the things that you are doing great, using a strengths based retrospective. This technique helps teams to improve themselves by focusing on their personal and team strengths. More

Retrospective Benefits: Power to the Team

The 2nd blog in the series “Retrospective Benefits” explains how team benefit from retrospectives by finding those improvement actions that matter to them, and help them to do their work better. Agile retrospectives give the power to the team, where it belongs! More

Getting to the Root Causes of Problems in a Retrospective: five times why exercise

When you have problems that keep coming back in your sprints, you can try the five times why technique. It helps you to get to the root causes of the problems, and to define effective actions that prevent them from happening in future sprints. This is one of the retrospective technique that will be included in the Pocket Book on Agile Retrospectives, your feedback can help us to improve it! More

Feelings Matter in Agile Retrospectives: one-word exercise

A 1 word retrospective is a technique that helps if a team is struggling with the way they collaborate, or if there are issues which are not dealt with. All team members state in 1 word how they feel about the sprint, and a discussion is facilitate. It is an effective way for the team to discuss what is hampering them, and agree on how to deal with it and get it out of the way. More

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