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World Retro Day 2019

Time: February 27, 2019 from 12pm to 1pm
Street: Virtual Meeting on the AgilePhilly Slack Channel
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Event Type: virtual, meeting
Organized By: John Voris, Lead Coordinator
Latest Activity: 3 hours ago

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Event Description

World Retrospective Day is Tuesday Feb 27th 2019

Let's have a virtual meeting on Retro.s
on our AgilePhilly Slack channel
during LUNCH from NOON to 1 PM

RSVP HERE on this WEBPAGE to let us know you will be attending this SECOND GREAT YEAR of ideas , and leave something in the comments for us to start talking about. . . .

* We'll just have it in the General Area, because, well,  Generally EVERYONE needs to do great retrospectives!

* Retrospectives do not need to delve deep to see the problems. They need to delve deep to see the causes.

* Maybe we should have a discussion that clarifies the three concepts:
Post mortem
After-action review

*One topic = Should Kudos for Good Work be handed out during a Retrospectives "What Went Well" ? See some views

* Should one of our topics be to talk about Tools to run Retrospectives ?

* Use the RSVP on this page to indicate that you will be joining us.

* Even if you do bad retrospectives, making your Retrospectives get better is always a good thing.

Retrospectives are like what they say about Pizza. . .
When it's Good,
It's Great.
And when it's Bad,
It's still pretty good.

* Ok, someone tell me why is it that everything at AgilePhilly revolves around Pizza ?

Notes from our online discussion


Seeing "Risk" or "Trouble" during a retrospective can be very subjective.

Stock Phrase: Assuming we did all that, what do you expect to be different? What gets unblocked? How does your day change?

Engage, Listen, Confront = Clarity

Teams sometimes have Trouble getting to Specifics.

Other questions raised

Size of team during the retrospective.

Good sound headsets for remote teams = more important than video.

IceBreakers to start, like Pictionary of your Superpower.

Agenda for a Retrospective is a Five Part Play . . .

Set the Stage.

Gather data.

Generate insights

Decide what to do


Tools Weave ( formerly Innovation Games Online ) for an article on how facilitating is responsibility, which can be a little frightening.

Those who Participated in 2018 ( in no particular order )

Bonnie Aumann

John Voris

Louis Rubinfeld

Brad Beebe

Lilia Weber

Tony Piazza

David Hughes

Randy Angiel

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