2708, 2020

Supporting Typewise’s Distributed Team with Online Retrospectives

Introducing Typewise's smartphone keyboard app  Typewise logo Typewise is a Switzerland based tech startup company focused on a vision of enabling a digital world that respects user privacy. The company has developed a next generation AI-powered smartphone keyboard app for iOS and Android.  Janis Berneker is the CTO and Co-Founder of Typewise. He leads the product development with three distributed team sections - design, app development and [...]

2008, 2020

Eurowings Digital Turns To Remote Retrospective

Eurowings Turn Digital Eurowings is part of the Lufthansa Group, one of the leading airlines in the European market. In 2018, the airline established a subsidiary called Eurowings Digital to support the transformation of the Eurowings brand from an airline to a holistic digital travel companion for the entire travel chain.  Since its inception, Eurowings Digital has been tackling some crucial challenges within the travel industry, including:  Customer needs [...]

3007, 2020

Tips to overcome recency bias in your retrospectives

Source: https://technology-signals.com/4-ways-to-reduce-bias-in-performance-reviews/ Have you and your agile teams heard of the term recency bias?  Even if you haven’t you might be experiencing it when you conduct your retrospectives without even realising it.  Recency bias  is a psychological phenomenon where a person can remember something which has happened to them recently compared to the thing that has happened to them a while back. Here’s a little test to “experience” recency [...]

3007, 2020

Timeboxing for scrum teams and successful retrospectives

We’ve all been in at least one meeting where we come out and say “well that was a waste of time.”  This graph summarises the truth about human attention span in meetings. Source: https://www.boost.co.nz/blog/2014/09/the-joy-of-timeboxed-meetings.html  One way we can make sure teams and participants don’t leave meetings unhappy because it runs out of time and ineffective is to use the timeboxing methodology. Scrum teams have used timeboxing as a way [...]

2907, 2020

Feature Spotlight: Define Your Retrospective Templates

Here at TeamRetro, we're excited to share  features to make your online, hybrid or face to face retrospectives even more organized, accessible and creative. We're pleased to introduce a feature where you are able to define your own retrospective templates either for your team, or at an organizational level for all teams! Save your favourites in your template library that you can then use to run again. Let's find [...]

2907, 2020

TeamRetro Templates Now Available in Multiple Languages!

We've got some exciting news to share here at TeamRetro.  Our standard retrospective templates are now available in multiple languages, including French, Spanish and German. Thank you to our TeamRetro subscribers who suggested this, upvoted and made our online retrospective tool more accessible. With our platform used in over 40 countries worldwide we will continue to make common translations in TeamRetro in various languages. For now, let's look at how [...]