What — Definition of a Retrospective
Definition: A retrospective is a regular meeting during which the team reflects on how team members work together and considers ways to improve that process, based on lessons from recently completed work.
Retrospectives take the format of a facilitated meeting; although they are typically practiced within an Agile or Scrum process, they can benefit any team, whatever design or development methodology it employs.
Why Retrospectives Are Useful
Successes teach us to do more of what we did well next time. But we can often learn even more from failures: maybe one small tweak could have saved the entire effort. In any case, as decades...