Coaching feedback · Observations

Should we do a PIR?

One thing that defines good agile teams is the habit of "learning from feedback." This idea is not something agile teams invented though, even if it is core to being agile. I imagine that cavemen gave each other feedback on their hunting and gathering techniques and continually improved, as measured by not being hungry and… Continue reading Should we do a PIR?

Agile development · Observations · Reflection

Do you get value from your retrospective?

A retrospective is a meeting where the team stop working and take a step back to review how well they are working and what they can do to improve. It is generally done every sprint (or every two weeks if there is no sprinting going on). The theory is easy - the team share their… Continue reading Do you get value from your retrospective?