Iteration Retrospective

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At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly.

—Agile Manifesto

Abstract

At the end of each iteration, Agile Teams that apply Scrum (and many teams who use Kanban) gather for an Iteration Retrospective, where the team members discuss their practices and identify ways to improve. Timeboxed to an hour or less, each retrospective endeavors to uncover what’s working well, what isn’t, and what the team can do better next time.

Each retrospective has both quantitative and qualitative aspects. The quantitative review gathers and reviews any metrics the ...

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