Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tag: retrospectives

"Where did we get lucky?" February 4th, 2020

Retrospectives are probably the most important software development practice. They build a culture of continuous improvement. We may fail, but we’ll learn and do better next time. (Or, at, least, fail differently.) The most common retrospective practice revolves around some variation of these three questions: “What went well?” “What could have gone better?” “What we should we differently next time?” I want to suggest adding a fourth question: “Where did we get lucky?…