The Power of Retrospectives

The Ninth Principle outlined in the Agile Manifesto states: ‘At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly.’ Retrospectives are the above principle, put into practise. Put simply, an Agile retrospective is a meeting that is held at the end of each iteration during a software development project. (We say…

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The Phantom Sticky Note!

The Phantom Sticky Note! Image courtesy of appster.com Retrospective Day… At Last the sprint ended on a high note.  The team completed all its work in the sprint for the first time.  No slippage, and you can see they felt good about it.  After the demo, the team moved into another room to start their retrospective.  Everyone was asked to…

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