Running a Retrospective<br />Team Facilitation<br />Audio for this conference is over the phone only. Call in info is at t...
Conscires Agile Practices   <br />Who we are ::<br /><ul><li>Enabler of Agile & Scrum adoption for your organization
Agile Adoption Assessment, Training & Coaching</li></ul>What we do ::<br /><ul><li>Agile & Scrum Coaching – http://agile.c...
Agile & Scrum Trainings - http://bit.ly/allTrainings
Irvine,CA
Boston,MA
Denver, CO
San Diego,CA</li></li></ul><li>Erin Beierwaltes, PMP, CSM<br />Certified Project Management Professional<br />Certified Sc...
How do we keep Scrum going?<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
Scrum Framework<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
Scrum Rituals<br />Daily Scrum Meeting<br />Sprint Planning<br />Sprint Review<br />Sprint Retrospective<br />(Inspect and...
Basic Questions<br />What worked well last Sprint that we should continue doing?<br />What didn’t work well last Sprint th...
Retrospective Guidelines<br />After every sprint<br />Whole team participation <br />Time-boxed<br />Formatted and Facilit...
Time to Inspect and Adapt<br />State the Goal (General or Specific)<br />Gather Data<br />Discuss Data<br />Action Plan<br...
ScrumMaster as Facilitator<br />http://www.agileiq.org/<br />“Your team is only as strong as its quietest member”<br />- J...
Retrospective Goal<br />Commit to a set of achievable action items in the next sprint that will improve the way we work<br...
RetrospectiveFlow<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
Gather Data (Sprint)<br />Silent Brainstorming (w/ post its)<br />Time boxed (15-30min)<br />3-4 categories<br />Start, St...
Gather Data (Release)<br />Timeline-ing<br />Time boxed<br />Silent Brainstorming<br />Draw out a release timeline (with s...
Discuss and Refine<br />Time boxed<br />Walk through each comment in the Data Gathering exercise<br />Find common themes a...
Confirm Action Items<br />Time boxed<br />Voting<br />Give everyone 5-10 dot stickers<br />Ask them to spend their dots on...
Close<br />Review most popular action items from voting<br />Confirm team commitment on action items<br />You may decide t...
Retro the Retro (yes, I’m serious)<br />Time boxed (fast)<br />0-4 scale<br />0 = The time spent in this retro was a loss ...
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  1. 1. Running a Retrospective<br />Team Facilitation<br />Audio for this conference is over the phone only. Call in info is at the bottom left.<br />NOTE: Please remember to mute your phone if you are not talking. Thanks!<br />
  2. 2. Conscires Agile Practices <br />Who we are ::<br /><ul><li>Enabler of Agile & Scrum adoption for your organization
  3. 3. Agile Adoption Assessment, Training & Coaching</li></ul>What we do ::<br /><ul><li>Agile & Scrum Coaching – http://agile.conscires.com/services/
  4. 4. Agile & Scrum Trainings - http://bit.ly/allTrainings
  5. 5. Irvine,CA
  6. 6. Boston,MA
  7. 7. Denver, CO
  8. 8. San Diego,CA</li></li></ul><li>Erin Beierwaltes, PMP, CSM<br />Certified Project Management Professional<br />Certified Scrum Master<br />ScrumMaster at RightNowTechologies<br />Guest Lecturer on Agile Development for CU<br />Online Contributor for Conscires<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  9. 9. How do we keep Scrum going?<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  10. 10. Scrum Framework<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  11. 11. Scrum Rituals<br />Daily Scrum Meeting<br />Sprint Planning<br />Sprint Review<br />Sprint Retrospective<br />(Inspect and Adapt)<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  12. 12. Basic Questions<br />What worked well last Sprint that we should continue doing?<br />What didn’t work well last Sprint that we should stop doing?<br />What should we start doing?<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  13. 13. Retrospective Guidelines<br />After every sprint<br />Whole team participation <br />Time-boxed<br />Formatted and Facilitated<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  14. 14. Time to Inspect and Adapt<br />State the Goal (General or Specific)<br />Gather Data<br />Discuss Data<br />Action Plan<br />Retro the Retro<br />Close<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  15. 15. ScrumMaster as Facilitator<br />http://www.agileiq.org/<br />“Your team is only as strong as its quietest member”<br />- Jean Tabaka, Rally<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  16. 16. Retrospective Goal<br />Commit to a set of achievable action items in the next sprint that will improve the way we work<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  17. 17. RetrospectiveFlow<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  18. 18. Gather Data (Sprint)<br />Silent Brainstorming (w/ post its)<br />Time boxed (15-30min)<br />3-4 categories<br />Start, Stop, Continue, Shouts<br />Strong, Weak, Improving<br />http://www.selfishprogramming.com/2009/12/08/agile-winter-school/<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  19. 19. Gather Data (Release)<br />Timeline-ing<br />Time boxed<br />Silent Brainstorming<br />Draw out a release timeline (with sprints)<br />Gives the team members 3 colors to make observations on<br />Positive<br />Negative<br />Neutral<br />Draw the <br />“happiness curve”<br />http://blog.jthawes.com/tag/graphical-facilitation/<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  20. 20. Discuss and Refine<br />Time boxed<br />Walk through each comment in the Data Gathering exercise<br />Find common themes and categories<br />Brainstorm actionable <br />items for each categories<br />http://fabiopereira.me/blog/tag/thoughtworks/<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  21. 21. Confirm Action Items<br />Time boxed<br />Voting<br />Give everyone 5-10 dot stickers<br />Ask them to spend their dots on their favorite actionable items<br />http://www.innovationtools.com/Articles/ArticleDetails.asp?a=141<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  22. 22. Close<br />Review most popular action items from voting<br />Confirm team commitment on action items<br />You may decide to only take the top 2-5 depending on your team size<br />Remember to carry them over to Sprint Planning as Inputs<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  23. 23. Retro the Retro (yes, I’m serious)<br />Time boxed (fast)<br />0-4 scale<br />0 = The time spent in this retro was a loss of my time and I gained nothing (negative)<br />2 = I gained what I spent in time(neutral)<br />4 = The time I spent was more than worth what I got in return (awesome)<br />If anything comes back 2 or lower, invite that person to comment.<br />ScrumMaster should take the feedback and try to refine the approach for next sprint<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  24. 24. How is your Retrospective going?<br />Do you have action items?<br />Is everyone engaged and giving ideas?<br />How often does the team follow through on the action items?<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  25. 25. Resources<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  26. 26. Thanks!<br />coachatplay@gmail.com<br />#coachatplay<br />Erin S Beierwaltes<br />4/12/2011<br />
  27. 27. Upcoming Webinars<br />April 30th Transitioning to Scrum<br />Please let us know if there are other topics that interest you in the feedback form<br />Register at:<br />http://agile.conscires.com/event-calendar/<br />Erin Beierwaltes http://agile.conscires.com<br />
  28. 28. Upcoming Training in Denver,CO<br /><ul><li>Scrum Values, Foundations and Practicies with Erin Beierwaltes
  29. 29. May 14th 2011
  30. 30. 20% discount with code Webinar</li></ul>Contact<br /><ul><li>Bachan Anand
  31. 31. W : http://agile.conscires.com
  32. 32. E : bachan.anand@conscires.com
  33. 33. P : 949-232-8900</li>
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