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A cross-functional team is a fundamental part of effectivity. How does this relate to the Sprint Retrospective? Check it out! - Back to the foundations of the Scrum framework (59)
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An example of how Sprint Retrospective improvements can drive value improvement in your organization.
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Each of the five events in Scrum is time boxed. This means that every Scrum event has a maximum (but not a minimum) amount of time the Scrum Team will spend on the event every Sprint. By limiting the time spent in each Event, the Scrum framework pushes Scrum teams to maximize the quality of their ti...
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Acompáñanos a descrubrir en este viaje cuales son los motivos principales por el que las retrospectivas en Scrum fracasan
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In diesem Artikel zeigt dir PST Simon Flossmann drei Methoden, die du tief vergrabene Probleme Sprint Retrospektiven freilegst.
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Focus on improving your Scrum game in 2024 with one of these five resolutions to enhance collaboration within your team and deliver value sooner to your customers.
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A self-managing team is a fundamental part of effectivity. How can this happen during your Sprint Retrospective? Check it out!
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In this live session of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, PST Ferzeen Anis based in Australia will be available to answer your burning questions about Scrum and the challenges you or your teams have.
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If you or your team are new to Scrum, you can use this as a starting point to answer, “what should we be doing and why?” for each Scrum Event. If your team is more experienced but you feel like you’re drifting away from healthy behaviors and patterns and you’re not sure how to course correct - you c...
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If you or your team are new to Scrum, you can use this as a starting point to answer, “what should we be doing and why?” for each Scrum Event. If your team is more experienced but you feel like you’re drifting away from healthy behaviors and patterns and you’re not sure how to course correct - you c...
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Many common problems exist with Scrum Events. They last too long, the right people don’t attend, or they just feel like a waste of time. What can we do about it? PST's Jason Malmstadt, Robb Pieper, and Greg Crown have some ideas to share on how to keep your Scrum Events valuable in today’s Scrum Lig...
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What are the 5 events in Scrum? Can you name them? Chances are that you said something like “Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, and…. umm…..”
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Scrum Values make the use of Scrum successful. How can you and your Team live these values during the Sprint Retrospective? Check it out!
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Scrum Values make the use of Scrum successful. How can you and your Team live these values during the Sprint Review? Check it out!
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In this recording of a live session of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, PST Ciprian Banica answers questions about the Scrum Master accountability, Product Ownership, measurement, how to improve your Sprint Retrospective and more!
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In this vlog, join your hosts Andreanna Marshall, a professional Scrum Trainer at scrum.org, and the fantastic Scrum Master, Scott, as they dive deep into the Sprint Retrospective and provide several facilitation techniques to improve the event.
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At the heart of Scrum lies the Retrospective, a crucial event where teams reflect on their work and identify areas for improvement. One often overlooked opportunity at the Retrospective is measuring employee satisfaction. This article highlights the opportunity of incorporating employee satisfaction...
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What if management has something important to share with the Scrum Team that they should improve? Or what if the Scrum Team wants to discuss something with management during the Sprint Retrospective? Evelien Roos and Sander Dur discuss this question right here.
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In this recording of a live session of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, PSTs Gregory Crown, Robb Pieper and Jason Malmstadt of Responsive Advisors, answered questions about the Scrum events, the accountabilities in Scrum, Scrum outside of software, metrics and more!
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In this live session of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, David Sabine who is based in Canada will be available to answer your burning questions about Scrum and the challenges you or your teams have.
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How does your Sprint Retrospective support adaptation in order to minimise deviations from agreed goals? Each of the Scrum Events serves to adapt. So does the Sprint Retrospective. Check it out!
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Escape the Rinse and Repeat Cycle with 5 Sprint Retrospective Ideas
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No, we can't cancel the Sprint Retrospective. Here's why.
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In this live session of Ask A Professional Scrum Trainer, Lavaneesh Gautam answers questions about the Daily Scrum, performance measurement, facilitating the Sprint Retrospective, Scrum with Kanban and more!
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In this article, we explore the concept of catharsis and how its intentional, occasional integration into the Sprint Retrospective can foster emotional release, team bonding and ultimately drive higher team performance. We’ll also look at a practice that supports catharsis called the silent retrospe...
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In the last “Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer” episode I got a question that was not answered during the session. We discover Non Violent Communication, good coaching questions and patience as key Scrum Master skill.
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Learning Series
The Sprint Retrospective is the last event in the Sprint. Unlike other Scrum Events where the focus is on inspecting and adapting ways to improve the product, the Sprint Retrospective is a place for the Scrum Team to inspect and adapt their working practices.
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The five Scrum Events provide regular opportunities for enacting the Scrum pillars of Inspection, Adaptation and Transparency. In addition, they help teams keep aligned with the Sprint and Product Goals, improve Developer productivity, remove impediments and reduce the need to schedule too many additional meetings.
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Each Scrum Event serves Inspection, the second pillar of Empiricism. So does the Sprint Retrospective. How? Find out ...
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A simple format for the Sprint Retrospective to create a shared understanding with one of the foundational Liberating Structures
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What is the best way to address recurrent problems that are identified at Retros? Those ones that you actually spend a lot of time trying to overcome but eventually come up again.
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Why do you need to have a Sprint Retrospective? Who should attend? What's the point of it?
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"At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjust its behavior accordingly." What does this mean and why is it important?
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Scrum events create regularity and transparency and minimize the need for meetings not defined in Scrum. The events are the Daily Scrum, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, and the Sprint. Often, Scrum events don’t go as planned. Good, lightweight facilitation can help the Scrum Te...
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During the Sprint Retrospective the Scrum Team inspects how the last Sprint went with regards to individuals, interactions, processes, tools, and their Definition of Done.
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In this vlog, Professional Scrum Trainers, Andreanna Marshall, and Scott Adams discuss five common Scrum mistakes that will ruin your team's progress.
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How can savvy Scrum Masters and Scrum Teams use the Retrospective Prime Directive to avoid Retrospective Witch Hunts but instead create a culture of continuous collaboration and learning?
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Empiricism is one of the underlying concepts of the Scrum framework. Scrum is founded on empirical process control, and transparency is the first of the three pillars. How does this show during Sprint Retrospective?
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A scenario showing how the scrum framework and metrics can help a team self manage for improvement.
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Every Scrum event has a maximum allowable time period to carry it out, called a timebox.  While Scrum events have a maximum amount of time, they do not have a minimum amount of time. Let’s look at all of the event timeboxes and how they make Scrum Teams more effective.
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Three simple Retrospective formats based on the Liberating Structures “Conversation Cafe”, “Troika Consulting”, and “Discovery & Action Dialogue”.
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In this Introduction to Facilitating the Sprint Retrospective video, you'll learn step-by-step how to guide your team through a Sprint Retrospective with techniques such as the Prime Directive, the Perfection Game, Dot Voting and Affinity Mapping so that your team can leave the Sprint Retrospective ...
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​​​​​​​According to the 2020 Scrum Guide, “The purpose of the Sprint Retrospective is to plan ways to increase quality and effectiveness.”  Scrum Teams must take the Retrospective seriously to achieve these outcomes.  In this article, we will look at four tips for getting the most from your Sprint R...
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What is your take on the Retrospective: A routine exercise at the end of a Sprint, supported by standard operating procedures? Or a critical part of a Scrum team’s journey of continuous improvement?
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As a minimalist framework, Scrum contains only what is needed. Every piece of the Scrum framework is there for a reason. When teams modify any part, they won’t get the full benefits of Scrum. In this article, we will discuss three of the worst Scrum “customizations.” Warning: don’t try these in...
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In this vlog, PST Joshua Partogi explains the flow of an effective Sprint Retrospectives with Kanban metrics.
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Learn how individual incentives and outdated organizational structures — fostering personal agendas and local optimization efforts — manifest themselves in Scrum stakeholder anti-patterns that easily impede any agile transformation to a product-led organization.
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There are five events in Scrum.  But just going through the motions and having each of the events on the calendar is not enough.  To get the most out of Scrum, your team needs to understand the purpose behind each of the five events.  
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One of the primary purposes of a retrospective is to create action items, but it’s not uncommon to come up with action items that aren’t actionable.  They’re aspirational.  This blog gives you some ways to ensure your retrospectives have actionable items.
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Three simple retrospective formats based on the Liberating Structures "Conversation Cafe", "Troika Consulting", and "Discovery & Action Dialogue"
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