13+ Most Popular Virtual Retrospective Ideas
When you work remotely and virtually, you need to get creative to find a way to hold your agile retrospective. Try these virtual agile retrospective ideas to help your team stay in the know and connected, even when they are not in the same room. These are the most popular remote retrospective ideas for your team to keep improving and get better in what you do.
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- 0 usesWent Well - To Improve - Action ItemsThis technique is the most basic template you can use for your retrospective. It's very simple to use and understand. First, the team needs to brainstorm what went well in the previous sprint. After t...- Went Well- To Improve- Action Items
- 0 usesSailboat RetrospectiveImage with a sailboat dragging an anchor heading towards rocks. This retrospective technique uses a sailboat as a metaphor for the team. The team identifies anchors (that are holding us back) and wind...- What is the wind pushing our sails that make us go fast- What anchors are holding us back- What rocks are ahead of us that risk our future- What is our ideal island destination
- 0 usesThree Little PigsBased on the story of the three little pigs and their quest for at strong house to live in.- House of StrawsThings that could easily fall apart- House of SticksThings that are working but could be improved- House of BricksThings that are stong and stable
- 0 usesSpeed Car RetrospectiveSimple retrospective using a Speed Car metaphor. Engine - Things that are moving is faster. Prachute - Things we believe are slowing us down and we can change.- EngineWhat make us move faster?- ParachuteWhat is slowing us down?
- 0 usesMarie Kondo MethodThis retrospective template was inspired by the KonMari method, created by Marie Kondo and described in her book "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up".- Brings You JoyWhat went well, happy to keep- Throw OutWhat went wrong, don't want to keep- RecycleWhat you want to improve and reuse
- 0 usesLikes / Wishes / WondersThings you liked, things you wished went different, thing you still wonder about the team / process- Likes- Wishes- Wonders
- 0 usesStart - Stop - ContinueStart Stop Continue is a great format to focus on the things that are working (continue), things that are not working (stop) and things that the team should start doing (start). It focus on the past, ...- Start- Stop- Continue
- 0 usesStarfish RetrospectiveBetter known as the Starfish retrospective, this technique was developed by Patrick Kua with the intention of helping teams carrying out a job better understand what they did wrong and how they can ma...- Keep Doing- Less Of- More of- Start Doing- Stop Doing
- 0 uses4Ls RetrospectiveThe 4Ls Retrospective model is an attempt to capture the natural thoughts that team members might have that can lead to continuous improvement. We naturally tend to think and share in terms of things ...- Liked- Learned- Lacked- Longed For
- 0 usesDAKIDAKI retrospective is a technique that allows a team to assess the areas that it needs to work on while also adopting new methodologies in the way they function. DAKI is an abbreviation for: Drop, Add...- Drop- Add- Keep- Improve
- 0 usesThe Good - The Bad - The UglyUsed for project retrospective for team members to share feedback - the good is what went well or worked well, the bad is what didn't go as planned or problems that surfaced, the ugly are things tha...- The GoodWhat went well or worked well- The BadWhat didn't go as planned or problems that surfaced- The UglyThings that the project team couldn't change but should allow folks to call out
- 0 usesFacebook ReactionsThe template is based on emoji comment reactions from Facebook. The team uses the six categories based on the emoji faces- what they liked, what they loved, what made them laugh, what surprised them, ...- Liked- Loved- Made Me Laugh- Surprised Me- Made Me Sad- Made Me Angry
- 0 usesGenie in a BottleThis technique is inspired by the story of Genie in a bottle. What is the one wish you would like to ask for your team?- What is a one wish for our team?- What issue/challenge we would like to solve?- What area we would like to improve?