Sprint Retrospective with Celebration Grids

“At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly”. Looks familiar, yes this is the 12th principle of “The Manifesto for Agile Software Development”.

Sprint Retrospectives are my all-time favorite among the other events of the Scrum Framework. And I am quite experimental with facilitation of the retrospectives for the teams I coach. Recently I learnt a very interesting technique called “Celebration GridsContinue reading “Sprint Retrospective with Celebration Grids”

Happiness Metric with Happiness Door

As an Agile coach and Trainer I had many opportunities to Train Organizations and teams on Agile, Scrum and Scaling Agile practices. Typically I used to collect the training/workshop feedback on a feedback template or in a verbal manner, however there were few challenges with such approach:

  • Participants gave repetitive feedback: “Everything is covered by the other people”
  • Only few participated in giving feedback
  • Very few constructive feedback
  • Too many verbal feedback post training often got missed from my mind
  • Post sessions participants were often in hurry rushing back to their homes

As they say in the middle of challenges lies opportunity, and I came across “Happiness DoorContinue reading “Happiness Metric with Happiness Door”