The retrospective is one of 12 principles outlined in the Agile Manifesto. If this is easy to do this for collocated Scrum teams, how can you achieve good results if you have remote members. In this blog post, Robert Matheson provides a valuable collaborative retrospective technique that can be used for distributed Scrum teams.
This remote retrospective exercise is based on a digital retrospective board was born that takes the form of a shared Google Drawing. The blog post provides a detailed step-by-step process on how to perform this exercise. Even if this type of approach is not easy to implement and Google Drawing is not the best drawing tool available on the market, Robert Matheson conclusion is that “the drawing, combined with videoconferencing, is the closest thing to face-to-face interaction we’ve been able to accomplish with our remote retrospectives.”
Read the complete blog post on http://drivecurrent.com/sprint-retrospective-exercise-for-remote-scrum-teams/