CHAPTER 15: REARVIEW MIRROR CHECKING

Slight imperfections

No process is perfect. Agile approaches endeavor to create a more perfect environment by focusing on high business-value outcomes, establishing regular communication channels, encouraging hands-on teamwork and directly involving stakeholders – but even the most well-run business activities can always be improved. This is why the Agile world includes retrospectives as part of the outcomes review session at the end of each iteration.

Retrospectives are a dedicated time when the Agile team can step back and review the work that was undertaken in the previous iteration. Retrospectives provide the business owners and the delivery team with a chance to collectively reflect on both the good and ...

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