Succeeding with Remote Retrospectives

Succeeding with Remote Retrospectives

Guide discussion about how to succeed with remote retrospectives at mini-LAST #2

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Keith Pitty

October 07, 2020
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  1. Succeeding with Remote Retrospectives mini-LAST #2 7th October, 2020 Keith

    Pitty @keithpitty
  2. 1. Motivation

  3. share recent successes

  4. reduce frustration

  5. emphasise the prime directive

  6. discuss questions

  7. what else?

  8. 2. The challenges of being remote

  9. equal participation

  10. audio & video

  11. retro tool

  12. None
  13. facilitation

  14. variety

  15. share ideas

  16. facilitate discussion

  17. what else?

  18. 3. Enabling improvement

  19. good retros lead to improvements

  20. note action items

  21. support for tracking action items

  22. what else?

  23. Recap

  24. Succeeding with remote retrospectives • Be clear about why we

    run retrospectives • Overcome challenges of being remote • Aim to improve
  25. References • “Agile Retrospectives” by Esther Derby and Diana Larsen

    • “Project Retrospectives: A Handbook for Team Reviews” by Norm Kerth • https://metadeveloper.com/retrospective-facilitation/how-to- facilitate-distributed-retrospectives/ by Aino Corry • https://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/blog/overcoming-four- common-problems-with-retrospectives by Mike Cohn
  26. Thanks!

  27. Succeeding with Remote Retrospectives mini-LAST #2 7th October, 2020 Keith

    Pitty @keithpitty