Ale2012 retrospective

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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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