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  1. 1. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 1 © Copyright 2010-2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without express permission. Raving Retrospectives - Innovation Games® & other techniques to facilitate creative retrospectives Agile 2012
  2. 2. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 2 Kate Megaw, CSP, PMP • The Braintrust Consulting Group • BS Information Management from Queen’s University, Belfast • 10 years project management experience • Agile coach, trainer, and consultant • Brian M. Rabon, CST, PMP Brian M. Rabon, CST, PMP • President, The Braintrust Consulting Group • BS CS from Auburn University • MS EE from UAB • CSM, CSD, CSP, CST, PMP • 15 years of software development experience • Agile coach, trainer, and consultant
  3. 3. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 3 © Copyright 2011 - 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without express permission. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. • Table talk Table Talk Turn to a partner at your table & discuss: • 1 thing that worked well at your latest retro • 1 thing that didn’t work so well As a session attendee, I want to understand what a retrospective is, so that I can understand the benefit of doing them regularly
  4. 4. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 4 What is a retrospective? • dictionary.com • directed to the past; contemplative of past situations, events, etc. • looking or directed backward. • Wikipedia • generally means to take a look back at events that already have taken place Why do we do retrospectives? • Inspect & Adapt • What worked well • What didn’t work well • What can we improve • “Retrospectives help teams – even great ones – keep improving” – Derby & Larson • Real problems can lead to Real Solutions • Why wouldn’t you do them
  5. 5. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 5 Traditional Lessons Learned / Postmortems? • End of project • Filed Scrum Gathering 2012 http://www.implementingscrum.com/2007/09/04/scary-team-retrospectives-part-one/ As a session attendee, I want to understand how to run a traditional retrospective, so that I can see the main way we gather feedback from the team. Traditional lessons learned/postmortems? • End of project • Filed http://www.implementingscrum.com/2007/09/04/scary-team-retrospectives-part-one/ Agile 2012
  6. 6. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 6 Retrospectives • Get everyone saying a couple of words • Couple of words to describe last sprint • Couple of words to describe how you feel • Sprint temperature • + / ∆ Agile 2012 Traditional Lessons Learned / Postmortems? • End of project • Filed Scrum Gathering 2012 http://www.implementingscrum.com/2007/09/04/scary-team-retrospectives-part-one/ As a session attendee, I want to understand how to run creative retrospectives, so that the team can have fun and receive quality feedback from each other.
  7. 7. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 7 Agile 2012 Speed Boat • Innovation Games® • What is driving your boat (Sprint, project, or Agile adoption forward) • What are the anchors slowing it down?
  8. 8. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 8 Speed Boat Sprint 4 Agile 2012 Speed Boat • Agile Island - what does it look like? Sprint 4 Agile 2012
  9. 9. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 9 Starfish retrospective http://www.thekua.com/ran t/2006/03/the- retrospective-starfish/ Agile 2012 Keep Doing Stop Doing Start Doing
  10. 10. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 10 Starfish retrospective Agile 2012 Learning Matrix Retrospective   Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great. Esther Derby, Diana Larsen
  11. 11. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 11 Learning Matrix Agile 2012 © Copyright 2011 - 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without express permission. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. • The sprint Creative Retrospectives Agile 2012 Conference • Speed Boat • Starfish • Learning Matrix 15 minutes
  12. 12. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 12 Retrospectives • Look for similar problems and group together • Decompose • Put in team room Scrum Gathering 2012 Agile 2012 Question Based Retrospectives
  13. 13. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 13 Retrospective Cookies http://weisbart.com/cookies • What was the most effective thing you did this Sprint, and why was it so successful? • What was our Team’s biggest impediment this Sprint? • What was the most helpful thing the Scrum Master did this Sprint? Why was it helpful Team Questions & Sharing • Have question jar on a desk in the team room and every time a team member thinks of a good retro question put it in the jar • Before the retrospective, the ScrumMaster wraps them around candy bars! • Share your questions with other teams & vice versa!
  14. 14. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 14 http://agileretrospectivewiki .org/index.php?title=Pillars_ Of_Agile_Spiderweb_Retros pective Spider Web Retrospective / Team Radar • Post-It Notes • Average them if want • Join lines if want Team Dynamics Code Stability ? ?? ? Technical DebtCoordination with other teams
  15. 15. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 15 © Copyright 2011 - 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without express permission. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. Traditional Lessons Learned / Postmortems? • End of project • Filed Scrum Gathering 2012 http://www.implementingscrum.com/2007/09/04/scary-team-retrospectives-part-one/ As a session attendee, I want to understand how to conduct an effective retrospective, so that the team can get the full benefit from the meeting. © Copyright 2011 - 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without express permission. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. • Pair share
  16. 16. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 16 © Copyright 2011 - 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without express permission. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. • Beat the clockRetro Planning •Timing •Plan attendees •Team / PO ? •Schedule recurring appointments •Adhere to time box • Rotate facilitator/guest facilitator • Include output from last retrospective • Flipchart paper/dot voting • Input from remote/offshore team members prior to meeting Retrospective Ideas
  17. 17. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 17 • Stick to your time box • End on a high note • Debrief at end of retrospective • If you didn’t write it, don’t present it • Revisit decomposed item for team to work on • Feed your team • Consider location & room layout
  18. 18. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 18 © Copyright 2011 - 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without express permission. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. • Burning questions Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great Esther Derby, Diana Larsen Resources • Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great. Esther Derby, Diana Larsen • http://agileretrospectivewiki.org/index.php?ti tle=Main_Page • http://www.thekua.com/rant/2006/03/the- retrospective-starfish/ Scrum Gathering 2012
  19. 19. http://www.braintrustgroup.com © Copyright 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of The Braintrust Consulting Group. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. 19 © Copyright 2011 - 2012 The Braintrust Consulting Group. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without express permission. Images copyright of their respective artist, 2011 - 2012, used under license from Shutterstock.com. • Closing circle Closing Celebration Brian M. Rabon, CST, PMP | President 205.329.3794 (c) | brian.rabon@your-pm-partner.com Kate Megaw, CSP, PMP | COO - Agile Coach & Trainer 205.601.0840 (c) | kate.megaw@your-pm-partner.com The Braintrust Consulting Group | www.braintrustgroup.com Twitter: @yourpmpartner Blog: http://blog.your-pm-partner.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/yourpmpartner Agile 2012

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