Tag Archives: retro

Christmas themed retrospective 2016

Over the past few years I’ve run a Christmas themed retrospective when we reach the final sprint of the year. This year I’m working across a number of small teams in a program so we had to scale the Christmas … Continue reading

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Baseball themed retrospective

Earlier this month the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years, a truely amazing sporting moment. This made me think that I shouldn’t wait 108 years to try a baseball themed retrospective. A couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Peer Introduction Game

Today was the end of our sprint and rather than running our usual retrospective we decided to mix things up a bit and play a game. We’ve had a number of new starters in our team recently so I thought … Continue reading

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Preparing for our next Inspect and Adapt using the Sails and Anchors Retrospective Format

In a few weeks time I’m facilitating a program level retrospective (Inspect and Adapt) with around 60-80 people invited to attend. I’m planning to use the Sails and Anchors format by splitting the room into small focus groups (max 10 … Continue reading

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My slides from LAST conference 2016

Just want to say thanks to everyone who came along to my talk over the past 2 days at LAST conference.¬†Also a big thank you to everyone who supported me in pulling this talk together, in particular the people (and … Continue reading

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Speaking at LAST Conference 2016

I’m really excited to be speaking at LAST conference on Thursday the 30th of June and Friday the 1st of July 2016. My talk is about bringing your retrospectives to life. In this talk I’ll be sharing some of the … Continue reading

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Valentines Day themed retrospective 2016

Last year I facilitated a Valentines Day themed retrospective with the team I was working with. This year I’ve started working with a new team, and whilst it was only our second retrospective together I thought it was a good … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Retrospective 2015

Last Friday we had our final team retrospective for 2015 and given that it’s the festive season we thought it was only fitting to go with a festive theme (similar to last year). How did it work I started off … Continue reading

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One Last Word

In my last post I wrote about a check-in activity that I’ve been running with my teams recently called One Word. Over the past few weeks this activity has continued to work really well at the start of our retrospectives. … Continue reading

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Australian Rules Football Themed Retrospective 

Its currently the business end of the AFL season (Australian Rules Football) with the Preliminary Finals set to take place this weekend. The winners of those games will face off in the Australian version of the SuperBowl – the AFL … Continue reading

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