Sprint Retrospective Using The World Cafe Method

Sprint Retrospective Using The World Cafe Method

Facilitation, Leadership, Retrospectives
The Sprint Retrospective provides one of the best opportunities for Scrum teams to discover improvements. Retrospectives aren't the only opportunities. And Scrum Teams aren't the only organisation members that need to discover opportunities for improvement. This post will describe a facilitation tool that I've used to help teams and other stakeholders discover such opportunities. For each, I will also describe a situation in which I used it effectively. The name of the organisation will be anonymised. Sprint Retrospective using the World Cafe Method The method: The World Cafe is a large group facilitation technique that facilitates people to engage in dialogue. It's simple and effective. The 7 principles follow below. Setting - set up the environment for small group discussion. Use round tables covered in flipchart paper or a paper…
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