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"Two of the software industry’s leading facilitators have taken their many years of retrospective experience and distilled them into an approachable reference for agile team leaders. For all of the self-made facilitators out there who have been winging it, this book will provide a solid foundation to improve the effectiveness of your iteration, release, and project retrospectives."
—Dave Hoover, Lead Consultant, Agile Practices Obtiva Corp.
"Esther Derby and Diana Larsen have written the definitive book on agile retrospectives. You don’t have to be an agile team to take advantage of their book; you only have to want to improve. Follow their advice and your teams will be more successful."
Very helpful for making retrospective meetings valuable.
We especially like all the activity examples in the second half of the book.
Its ok but not the best book I've read on the subject. She could have reduced the book to half its size and made her points faster.Published 6 months ago by Stephen Simon
When I originally read this book I did a review saying it was a light weight read and that it was good for an introduction of the purpose of Agile Retrospectives. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mark Pearl
Esther provides some useful methods and techniques to spice up retrospectives. I would suggest using some of these as a coach myself, seasoned by either your coaching experience or... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Han van Loon
This is my retrospective bible! I use the formats and tips every review/retrospective. I highly recommend the book for any scrum master.Published 7 months ago by David Barcai
Everybody scrum master I've ever met uses this, for good reason. It's like Mike Cohn (sp?) but easier to read.Published 8 months ago by Pen Name
Good content with real world examples. Anytime you can use as a quick reference guide. I have recommended to my colleague.Published 8 months ago by Bijay Pattanaik
This is a wonderful book for anyone involved in agile retrospectives.
The book is extremely practical, including great information on the purpose or retrospectives and... Read more
Wasn't sure if I really needed a book on retrospectives, but this has become a reference I use after every sprint. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mike