Retrospectives are a key component in assisting you teams to improve. Most Jedi, er, Scrum Masters know how to facilitate a retrospective. However, many do not consider how to SELECT a retrospective based on the needs of their teams. Different types of retrospectives will be considered, such as the 6 Thinking Hats, Appreciation, Sailboat, and in addition, two Custom retrospectives. Have you considered which retrospectives you would facilitate for your team based upon their needs? For example, if you are with a new team, what would retrospective would you select? If your team seems to have trouble working together or communicating, which retro? How could you customize a retrospective to address the needs of your team?

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

The structure will be a slide presentation with audience discussion that will cover the following:

Retrospective Jedi Mind Tricks

  1. Brief review of Retrospectives
  2. Discussion of different types of retrospectives
  3. Why should I use different types of retrospectives for different team needs
  4. How do I determine my team needs
  5. Where can I find more information on retrospectives

Learning Outcome

Learning Objectives:

  • What are the different types of retrospectives available?
  • Where can I find different types?
  • When should I use certain types of retrospectives?
  • How can I adapt them to the needs of my team?

Target Audience

Scrum Masters and anyone interested in learning about Retrospective ideas

Prerequisites for Attendees

What is a Retrospective and what is its purpose

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