The purpose of a Retrospective to improve the quality and effectiveness by inspecting what has happened and creating action items.
Elements that are inspected can depend on the type of work, however may include:
- Definition of Done.
A Retrospective Board is used as a tool to facilitate and conduct a Retrospective at the end of Sprint.
A most basic format of a Retrospective Board will involve:
What went well
The successes of the work and how problems were successfully solved.
What is to be improved
What problems or challenges were faced and how they may not have been solved.
Identifying the most helpful and impactful changes to improve effectiveness. These may be even added to the next Sprint as something to work on.
Try out some Tools and Frameworks I’ve worked on
GdApp is a mobile app for you to input and track your progress and habits, with the objective to gain the analytical insights and visible awareness to change and improve yourself.
Lite Toolkit is for you to use self-improvement and productivity tools like the Wheel of Life, Kanban Board and Retrospective Board without signing up, giving away emails or logging in.
Lite Agile is a framework I have created for the purpose of being light and simple for individuals to adopt the Agile mindset and adapt to change.