The way some developers feel about sitting through a retrospective is the same way most cats feel about sitting in water — they’d really rather not.
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A retrospective where no one speaks is about as useful as an NBA playoff game where no one plays. Yep, it’s that useless. Just a room full of silence and stares, as if the facilitator is speaking a foreign language.
When you think of a retrospective, you most likely envision a group of people sitting around a conference room, discussing roadblocks, and mapping out ways to improve their processes. However, with the advancement of technology and the desire for flexible work schedules, more teams are working and collaborating in their own space and time zones.
With the new rollout of collaborative grouping launching last week (yay! 🎉), we thought this would be the perfect time to share an exciting new way to facilitate the grouping phase that levels the playing field for your team’s introverts.
Have awkward silences become the rule of thumb in your meetings?
There are two types of people in this world: those who excitedly engage in small talk, and those who avoid it like the plague. Those who eagerly share their thoughts and opinions in a large group, and those who would, just, well… rather not.
Want to make your team more productive?
Then it’s time for you to host an Agile retrospective with Retrium. Here’s why: