About the Book
Are you running retrospectives regularly? Perhaps you run retrospectives once a week, or fortnightly. Do you feel like you could be getting more out of your retrospectives and fuelling continuous improvement in your teams? You may already find retrospectives valuable, but suspect there are ways of making them better.
This book condenses down over eight years of experience working with the retrospective practice within the context of real agile teams. It offers you practical advice on how to make your retrospectives even more effective including topics such as:
- Best methods to prepare for a retrospective
- Picking just the right materials
- Facilitating retrospectives with ease
- Dealing with common retrospective smells
- Retrospectives in different contexts including distributed, large and small groups
- A checklist for preparation
- Ensuring retrospectives result in change
Hard copies now available
About the Author
Patrick Kua is author of “The Retrospective Handbook: A guide for agile teams” and "Talking with Tech Leads: From Novices to Practitioners." Patrick brings harmony to technical and non-technical realms, leading teams and writing software for production systems in .Net, Java and Ruby.
Patrick is passionate about working closely with teams, helping them grow and learn with sustainable and long-term change, and sometimes facilitating situations beyond adversity. Patrick relies on retrospectives as a basis for improving teams, and is passionate about helping people achieve maximum value from the retrospective practice.