I often tell Agile coaches to start with a health check on the teams they are about to coach.
People think this a health check is a great idea and they often research complex algorithms and assessment tools.
But that is really hard work for you and the team. So at our coaching clinic we tried a lazier alternative – I put these conversation starter kits up on the wall.
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One of the most powerful components of agile approaches is the retrospective. I often think that even if a team does not know what “agile” is, if that team pauses on a regular basis and reflects on how to get better at what they do, then they would invent most of the other agile practices for themselves.
But stopping on a regular basis can get stale after a while, so I thought I would sharer some slightly different sets of questions that you can use to keep things fresh.
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