Although improvements may be implemented at any time, the retrospective provides a formal opportunity to focus on inspection and adaptation. There are several approaches to do that. Regardless of what you specifically do during a retrospective, there is a five-step “framework” to be followed in order to achieve the best results. If you can understand the stages, and the value that each one delivers, you will easily recognize the output of each stage, understand the value of the Teampact data in each stage, stay focused and help the team to improve. You may start a discussion with the Teampact data (top three & bottom three factors, list of all factors & their trends and deep dive into the bottom three factors)
- What striking points or patterns are visible in the Teampact data?
- What is surprising or unexpected?
- What insights warrant further feedback, discussion, or clarity?
- What insights do we want to highlight or celebrate?
- What insights warrant improvement, action items, or other next steps?
- What information should be shared with leadership or other teams?
- What trends have we seen over time in Teampact?
Cluster the topics and vote to prioritize. Then, find the root cause(s) for the prioritized topic(s) by doing an analysis.
View the recommended actions library reflection activities
- Reflect with Teampact factors