Plans for Retrospectives
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Plans for Retrospectives

About the Book

Fanstastic plans and where to find them: Right here! 15 plans + 1 bonus plan for effective agile retrospectives – ready-to-facilitate and lasting 60-90 minutes

Retromat is a tool for experienced facilitators. It gives you dozens of ideas but it's up to you to pick activities that form a cohesive whole. That's tricky for beginners. Enter "Plans for Retrospectives" with plans for all occasions: New team, complainy team, performing team – you name it. Enable effective change – starting now

About the Author

Corinna Baldauf
Corinna Baldauf

Corinna Baldauf is an Agile and Lean practioner since 2010 (mostly Scrum and Kanban). Her perspective is that of a long-term employee at a truly agile organization (sipgate in Germany). She is a facilitator, writer and solution-focussed coach.

She is happiest when she is sharing valuable content – on, and in her books.

Got a question or suggestion? Email or tweet to @CorinnaBaldauf. 

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About the Contributors

Thomas Wallet
Thomas Wallet

Thomas helps workers to clean their ecosystem by straightening and tuning up their essential activities, eliminating accumulated work waste and rebuilding meaningful teams.

Table of Contents

  • Hi there!
  • The Basics
    • What is a retrospective?
    • Ground Rules
    • What is the goal of retrospectives?
    • Why do we vary activities?
  • About this book
    • Context
    • Terminology and Icons
  • Building Blocks
    • Lean Coffee (#51)
    • Dotvoting
    • Gladiator Vote / Roman Vote
    • Was that a decision?
  • General Purpose Plans
    • Learning Matrix
    • Feelings
    • I like, I wish
    • For many people
  • Newly-formed Teams
    • Expectations
    • Laundry Day
  • New to Agile
    • Agile Principles
    • Story Time
    • Support Ticket Overload
  • Houston, we have a problem
    • Bad vibes? Appreciation!
    • Complaining – not taking responsibility
    • Reluctant Participants
    • Follow through & a new phase
  • Houston, it’s a really big problem
    • Company Map
    • Writing the Unspeakable
  • Time to say goodbye
  • Planning a retrospective
  • Inventing custom activities
    • Bonus plan: A Christmas Retro
  • Appendix
    • My facilitation style
    • Tuckman’s Stages of Team Development
  • Notes

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