What’s the Point to Retrospectives Anyway?

Dan Goslen
8 min readApr 22, 2023
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A foundational component of Agile (whatever flavor of it you like) is daily improvement. Teams need to improve their code, tools, and even process to improve over time.

But when exactly does a team talk about how they should be improving? Enter the retrospective.

Retrospectives are some of the most neglected meetings in the software industry. I remember bringing a…

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Dan Goslen

Jesus follower | Husband | Dad | Software engineer. Helping devs build better teams