Agile values face to face communication so much that the manifesto made room for it as 1of 12 principles. As the world continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19, it is clear that agilists need to adapt. One of the most challenging ceremonies to adapt for a formerly colocated Scrum team is the sprint retrospective. Here are some tips and tricks to make your remote retrospectives effective, engaged, and efficient.
Many leadership styles that are not explicitly considered agile align themselves with Agile. This blog post is intended to serve as a bridge between the more traditional Agilistas and us- the outsiders (people who may even be intimated walking into the IT department). If software development isn't your jam, but you'd like to explore introducing some Agile-like practices into your work, keep reading.