Retrospectives – Make Good Teams Great !

Project retrospectives do more than just help teams examine what went right and what went wrong on a project. They help improve productivity, quality, team trust and more.  Where as traditionally, retrospectives (also known as “post-mortems” or “lessons learned”) are only performed at the end of the project — too late to help.

This 50 min video discusses how organizations using iterative, incremental methods, Agile retrospectives are used to stimulate continuous improvement throughout a project.


  • The retrospective cycle
  • Where it fits in the Agile process
  • What are the 5 parts to a retrospective
  • Where will it get you?
  • How to support change

Speakers: Esther Derby and Diana Larsen, authors of “Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great“, will introduce you to a framework for effective retrospectives, provide tips and pointers for sustaining interest in retrospectives throughout the project, and suggest ways to maintain the relevance of improvement to the work of your team.  Sponsored by Google Tech Talks.