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Scrum Shortcuts without Cutting Corners: Agile Tactics, Tools, & Tips by Ilan Goldstein

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Chapter 8. Retros, Reviews, and Risks

Thankfully, the days of the onerous, postmortem debrief (held at the very end of a long project when it is least helpful) are over! Instead, our Scrum projects opt for frequent inspection and adaptation of both the product and the process at the end of every sprint to ensure that risks are mitigated and lessons are being applied when they matter most.

The three shortcuts in this chapter provide suggestions for making the most of your regular sprint reviews and retrospectives.

Shortcut 22: To-Dos for Your Sprint Reviews focuses on steps to take to ensure your team doesn’t sell itself short during the open sprint review. Shortcut 23: Retrospective Irrespective suggests two effective retrospective techniques ...

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