Scrum Sprint Retrospective

All team members reflect on past sprint and develop a plan for improvements on the next sprint. Questions are:

  • What went well during the last sprint?
  • What can we improve in the next sprint?
  • After sprint review and before sprint planning
  • Facilitated by Scrum Master
  • 3h meeting / 4w sprint
  • additional: check Definition of Done to improve quality continuously Look at people, process and tools, How can we improve the development process?
  • Creating an ordered list, have improvement plan for next sprint to make development more enjoyable and effective.
  • Scrum forces improvements all the time and Sprint Retrospective is a formal place to have time for.


The Scrum Guide, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, October 2011