Structuring a Retrospective
In Chapter 1, Helping Your Team Inspect and Adapt, we laid out a structure: Set the Stage, Gather Data, Generate Insights, Decide What to Do and Close the Retrospective. This structure brings in perspectives from all team members, follows a natural order for processing information, and moves the group toward committed action.
You’ve decided how much time you need to achieve the retrospective goal; now what do you do with that time?
Here’s how it might work for a two-hour retrospective:
Set the stage
Decide what to do
Close the retrospective
You’ll need time to ...