The word retrospective, as an adjective, is defined as “looking back on or dealing with past events or situations.”

In the world of agile software development, a retrospective (or “retro” for short) is a gathering of involved parties, usually after a release, to discuss what went right and what could be done differently moving forward. It’s an exercise in honesty and humility in an effort to address issues and problems that have occurred in the past and to support better processes and outcomes for the future.

Whether you do it live during a video conference or use collaborative software like…

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