Spice Up YourRetrospective(Marc Löffler, @scrumphony)
What do you expectto take home from   this session?
The Retro Challenges
Motivatepeople andkeep them engaged
Work onidentified  tasks
What prevents them?       • Repetition         Boring Retros       • Same problems         No effect       • No responsibi...
Two root causes• Missing Relativeness• Missing Purpose
Two root causes• Missing Relativeness• Missing Purpose
„The object toward which onestrives or for which somethingexists; an aim or a goal”
AutonomyMasteryPurpose
You can‘t fake purpose!
Why is it missing?
Missing vision and/ormission
Vision is blurred…
Inject purpose into   retrospectives
But how?
Add hypotheses to your     retrospectives
Set the  Stage  Gather   Data             Traditional Generate             retrospective  Insight             flow DecideW...
Alternativeretrospectiveflow
The power of metaphors
Soccer Retrospective
What soccerterms come into your   mind?
• Imagine your last  sprint was a soccer  match of 90 minutes• Create a live ticker  of this match• Only use soccer  terms...
Next steps…• Game Analysis• Prepare for the  next match  including to define        testable(!)  new testable(!)  hypotheses
The Recipe
What‘s   yourrecipe fora perfect sprint?
Why do you  think this  recipe will create the    perfect   sprint?(Hypotheses)
What stepsor ingredientswere missing in your last   sprint?
Two metaphor tips…                • Create a list of                  metaphor terms                  before you start    ...
Possible benefits of using metaphors• Think outside of  the box• New, creative ideas    Fun!
Some other ideas...
Retrospective Cookies     retrospectivecookies.com
Change the location
Summary• Any retrospective without a  purpose is a dead  retrospective.• Add hypotheses to your  retrospectives.• Play aro...
What about your hypotheses?
Thanks for your   attention
ContactMarc LöfflerEmail: marc.loeffler@spoonique.deWeb: http://blog.scrumphony.comTwitter: @scrumphony
Picture Sources:http://www.flickr.com/photos/pulpolux/855637676/http://www.flickr.com/photos/eleaf/2536358399/http://www.f...
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Ale2012 retrospective

  1. 1. Spice Up YourRetrospective(Marc Löffler, @scrumphony)
  2. 2. What do you expectto take home from this session?
  3. 3. The Retro Challenges
  4. 4. Motivatepeople andkeep them engaged
  5. 5. Work onidentified tasks
  6. 6. What prevents them? • Repetition Boring Retros • Same problems No effect • No responsibility • Tasks are not visible • Tasks are too big
  7. 7. Two root causes• Missing Relativeness• Missing Purpose
  8. 8. Two root causes• Missing Relativeness• Missing Purpose
  9. 9. „The object toward which onestrives or for which somethingexists; an aim or a goal”
  10. 10. AutonomyMasteryPurpose
  11. 11. You can‘t fake purpose!
  12. 12. Why is it missing?
  13. 13. Missing vision and/ormission
  14. 14. Vision is blurred…
  15. 15. Inject purpose into retrospectives
  16. 16. But how?
  17. 17. Add hypotheses to your retrospectives
  18. 18. Set the Stage Gather Data Traditional Generate retrospective Insight flow DecideWhat To Do Closing (Esther Derby & Diana Larsen)
  19. 19. Alternativeretrospectiveflow
  20. 20. The power of metaphors
  21. 21. Soccer Retrospective
  22. 22. What soccerterms come into your mind?
  23. 23. • Imagine your last sprint was a soccer match of 90 minutes• Create a live ticker of this match• Only use soccer terms• Check your hypotheses from last time
  24. 24. Next steps…• Game Analysis• Prepare for the next match including to define testable(!) new testable(!) hypotheses
  25. 25. The Recipe
  26. 26. What‘s yourrecipe fora perfect sprint?
  27. 27. Why do you think this recipe will create the perfect sprint?(Hypotheses)
  28. 28. What stepsor ingredientswere missing in your last sprint?
  29. 29. Two metaphor tips… • Create a list of metaphor terms before you start • Don‘t leave your metaphor!
  30. 30. Possible benefits of using metaphors• Think outside of the box• New, creative ideas Fun!
  31. 31. Some other ideas...
  32. 32. Retrospective Cookies retrospectivecookies.com
  33. 33. Change the location
  34. 34. Summary• Any retrospective without a purpose is a dead retrospective.• Add hypotheses to your retrospectives.• Play around with metaphors for new ideas.
  35. 35. What about your hypotheses?
  36. 36. Thanks for your attention
  37. 37. ContactMarc LöfflerEmail: marc.loeffler@spoonique.deWeb: http://blog.scrumphony.comTwitter: @scrumphony
  38. 38. Picture Sources:http://www.flickr.com/photos/pulpolux/855637676/http://www.flickr.com/photos/eleaf/2536358399/http://www.flickr.com/photos/mezzoblue/43185228/http://www.flickr.com/photos/drachmann/327122302/http://www.flickr.com/photos/ferran-jorda/3510051832/http://www.flickr.com/photos/blmiers2/6167391543/http://www.flickr.com/photos/yckhong/363310776/http://www.flickr.com/photos/bas68/4712175435/http://www.flickr.com/photos/sidewalk_flying/3534131757/http://www.flickr.com/photos/sunshine6/339605220/http://www.flickr.com/photos/shareski/2288668203/http://www.flickr.com/photos/polubeda/6827595318/http://www.flickr.com/photos/certifiable/6148030448/http://www.flickr.com/photos/radekreks/334400746/http://www.flickr.com/photos/jek-a-go-go/876873738/http://www.flickr.com/photos/61210501@N04/5919474276/http://www.flickr.com/photos/joeshlabotnik/3584172834/http://www.flickr.com/photos/lrargerich/5041644901/http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotografzahl/4159111790/http://www.flickr.com/photos/local_louisville/4398921706/http://www.flickr.com/photos/hdz/5623651313/http://www.flickr.com/photos/keith1999/279813577/http://www.flickr.com/photos/mindfulone/1809323170/http://www.flickr.com/photos/am1974/7221610246/http://www.flickr.com/photos/perspective/18057298/http://www.flickr.com/photos/mommypants/1422404899/http://www.flickr.com/photos/civellod/5926981498/http://www.flickr.com/photos/airship/66520365/http://www.flickr.com/photos/basvanuyen/4215391822http://www.flickr.com/photos/jemsweb/7193106/http://www.flickr.com/photos/dottiemae/5393993004/http://www.flickr.com/photos/p_x_g/2723616590/http://www.flickr.com/photos/danieloop/5336396524/http://www.flickr.com/photos/11304375@N07/6861660272/
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