The retrospective is a method used in "Scrum"-Projects. The software development team meets regularly (but not necessarily after every Sprint) to reflect: What went well? What can we do better? What do we plan to do as "action items" for the next sprint?

Here's a useful freeware tool to perform such retrospectives in an Agile Remote Team (i.e.: the team is spread over several locations):


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