Scrum Retrospective Meeting is Necessary and Sufficient

Scrum, and other agile methodologies, is a hodgepodge of roles, artifacts, meetings, rituals and concepts. In this post, I’ll try to convince you that there’s one concept that stands tall among the rest - the retrospective meeting. I’ll claim that it’s not only useful, it’s both necessary (you need it to do well) and sufficient (you can do well with the retrospective alone).

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Thanks for writing this. Using Scrum in Data science teams was a struggle in every company I worked for. Often times it didn’t even exist. This post really helps nailing what we were missing and how to fix it.