Aino Vonge Corry

Aino Corry is the author of "Retrospectives Antipatterns". She is also a teacher, a technical conference editor, and a retrospectives facilitator. She holds a master's degree and a Ph.D. in computer science. She has 12 years of experience with Patterns in Software Development, and 21 years of experience with agile processes in academia and industry. She also teaches how to teach Computer Science to teachers, and thus lives up to the name of her company; Metadeveloper. In her spare time, she runs and sings (but not at the same time).

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Title of presentation: Retrospectives Antipatterns.

Do you ever feel that your team is tired of retrospectives? Based on her experience with facilitating retrospectives, join Aino for an entertaining and informative presentation on the antipatterns she has seen and how to overcome the problems. Antipatterns are like patterns, only more informative. With antipatterns, you will first see what patterns reoccur in "bad" retrospectives and then see how to avoid or remedy the situation. This talk is focused on retrospectives but will be interesting to everyone facilitating any kind of meeting.

Key takeaways:

  • How to plan, and facilitate a retrospective
  • How to avoid the most common antipatterns in retrospectives
  • What to be aware of in online retrospectives.