In this blog post, you will find a collection of Agile Retrospectives ideas. I have been trying these exercises for several years and I want to share them with you. If you have some exercises that you want to share, feel free to contact me. It would be nice to publish your exercise as Guest Blog.
Agile Retrospectives Ideas
Express Yourself is a simple Check-In agile retrospective exercise that aims at visualizing the team´s ideas and helping to gather data early in the team retrospective session.
Two Truths and a Lie is a fun retrospective activity that I have used a couple of times to ‘break the ice’ at group meetings.
In this exercise, I explain how to use the StarFish Exercise in an Agile Retrospective. Is a very simple exercise but quite powerful to get great improvements.
In this exercise, I will teach you a new exercise to close your Agile Retrospective. This exercise is called Return of Time Invested. It will help you to get some feedback on your Agile Retrospective.
This exercise explains simply how to use an Appreciation exercise in your Agile retrospective. This is an exercise that should not take more than 15m.
This exercise explains how Kudo Cards can be used in Agile Retrospectives. In this exercise, we are focused on the closing phase.
This exercise explains how to run a retrospective using Lego pieces. The exercise is called lego retrospective and will make you're retrospective funnier.
This exercise explains quite well how to use the SailBoat exercise in an agile retrospective. This technique is appreciated by teams because of its simplicity.
This exercise explains quite well how to perform the High Performing Teams tree. This exercise became quite popular because of Lyssa Adkins.
This exercise explains How to start an Agile Retrospective using the Car Brand exercise.
This exercise explains How to start an Agile Retrospective using the Constellation exercise.
This exercise explains How to use Team Assessment Survey. This exercise is part of the book Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives.
This exercise explains How to Use Value Stream Mapping in a retrospective. This exercise is part of the book Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives.
This exercise explains How to use the Happiness Index exercise in a Retrospective. This exercise is part of the book Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives.
This exercise explains How to use Instant Retrospective exercise in a Retrospective
This exercise helps the teams to identify topics to Drop, Add, Keep, or Improve.
The Mutant Star Fish exercise gives great retrospective ideas to focus on people´s individual needs and performance. It helps to identify teams´ issues.
Energizer Retrospective - If you perform retrospectives regularly you will know that each retrospective is different. Not all retrospectives are fun...
The World Cafe format is well known in the moderation space but is rarely seen as an Agile Retrospective exercise.