Check-In 5-10 min Iteration Set the stage Help people put aside other concerns and focus on the retrospective. What people want? Get all people to say one or two words and they will be like to contribute later 1 2 In one word, what are your hopes for this retrospective? What is one thing that’s on your mind? Coming into this retrospective, if you were a car, what kind of car would you be?
Focus On/Off 8-12 min Communication Working agreement Set the stage Help establish a mind-set for productive communication 1 2 3 4 5
Explorer, Shopper, Vacationer, Prisoner 10-15 min Collaboration Attitude Set the stage Focus people on the work of the retrospective. Understand people’s attitudes 1 2 3 4 5 E S V P
Working agreement 10-30 min Collaboration Set the stage Establish a set of behaviors that will support the team in having productive discussion 1 2 3 4 5 > 7 agreements