Retromat is a free online website that allows to generate random plans for Agile and Scrum retrospectives. Out of a pool of more than 100 activities, it selects one for each of the five phases (stage setting, data gathering, insight generating, decision, conclusion) to create a retrospective plan.
Other Resources for Scrummasters, Product Owners and Agile Developers
Women In Agile is a movement partly supported by the Agile Alliance that aims to get more women involved in the Agile community through blogging, speaking at events and networking.
DUCAT is a free assessment and benchmarking online tool that aims at creating awareness for user-centered agility and enable companies to easily assess the status of their projects. The tool provides a 360 degrees assessment to investigate the team’s perspective and process. These results are completed with the users’ evaluation of of the product.
The Agile2015 Conference has been a big success with 2,300 attendees. The Agile Alliance has now released the full-length videos of all 3 Keynote presentations and the Industry Analyst Panel Discussion, the collection of video podcasts with Agile experts and thought leaders and the Agile2015 Experience Reports.
The Scrum Training Series is a series of screencasts available for free on the web. Its goal is to provide ae fun way to learn about Agile and Scrum, to prepare for Scrum or Agile certification (CSM, CSPO, PSM, or PMI-ACP) and to debunk popular misconceptions.
When a Scrum team starts its sprint, it needs to have user stories with the right size so that they can be completely developed at the end of the iteration. The art of slicing larger stories and epics that exists in the backlog to right-sized item for a sprint is not easy.
“You cannot manage what you cannot measure” is an old adage in the project management world. Is this still valid in the Agile and Scrum world where people are preferred over processes and tools? In fact Scrum used a lot of metrics, so you might like this newly proposed Scrum Adherence Index.