Category Archives: retrospectives

Agile Retrospectives: Action Items

This is post #4 in a series dissecting agile retrospectives, see the introduction here Action items are a pretty common and essential part of most retrospectives and are often considered the single most important part. This is, in my eyes, untrue, and this is where things will get just a bit philosophical for a moment. Retrospectives […]

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Agile Retrospectives Part 1: Useful Tool or Empty Ceremony?

(Stevie Wonder, CC Image by Thomas Hawk, on Flickr) Retrospectives have the potential to be a cornerstone of any agile project; when given appropriate attention and done correctly they embody the principles of continuous feedback and improvement and provide a great asset for team progress. Often however, retrospectives are not given appropriate attention, or at […]

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