Agile Retrospective: Strike a Pose

Many of the Sprint Retrospectives conducted by Agile teams lack energy and engagement. Most teams seems to follow a standard format and never experiment. This is unfortunate.

However, more and more teams are viewing this foundational Scrum event (aka ceremony) — the Sprint Retrospective — as critical for their inspect and adapt cycle. Can you name the other two events that a key to inspecting and adapting as a team?

Recently, I created a simple activity when I was participating in an Open Space conference. This retrospective exercise involves each person’s entire body to convey feelings, thoughts, and challenges. I call it Strike a Pose — inspired by the pop song entitled Vogue[…]