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Agile Retrospectives by Ken Schwaber, Diana Larsen, Esther Derby

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Activity: Return on Time Invested (ROTI)

Use in the closing retrospective phase for iteration or release retrospectives (or at the end of any meeting you’d like to improve).

Purpose

Help generate feedback on the retrospective process and gauge the effectiveness of the session from the team members’ perspectives.

Time Needed

Ten minutes.

Description

At the end of retrospective, ask team members to give feedback on whether they spent their time well.

Steps

  1. Show the three flip charts to the group, and discuss the types of benefits that might come out of the group process. Types of benefits include decision making (did the retrospective result in decisions that move the team forward?), information sharing (did team members receive useful information ...

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