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It's true - everybody has an opinion! Big ones, little ones, difficult ones, simple ones, lonely ones and herd ones. So how do you facilitate an agile team to share differing opinions, constructively discuss options, and gain insight into each others opinions? Agile Team Facilitators...

Today I did a presentation on The Art of Having Difficult Conversations and in one of the exercises where we touched on using retrospectives to work through 'an elephant in the room', a participant shared how a retrospective went terribly wrong. Unfortunately I hear all to...

This Retrospective technique is focused on visualising individual votes, opinions or feelings. By using a simple visual metaphor of a see-saw you can capture the essence of the teams position and quickly highlight weather things are out out of balance or weighted evenly. I recommend creating...

As part of a facilitation peer learning group the below probing questions and communication guides were past around. It's a good summary to help an agile coach drive 'smarter thinking' among the team. Recently a facilitation peer learning group shared a list of 'probing questions' and...

Retrospectives are the art of the inspect and adapt cycles in iterative agile development. They can be done well or poorly just like any workshop but there is a simple approach checklist that will assist you to facilitate for greater team retrospection. Diana Larsen and...