Discover who should and shouldn’t attend the sprint retrospective, including the roles of ScrumMaster and product owner. Learn about the importance of team dynamics in these meetings.
Who is required to attend the sprint retrospective?
The sprint retrospective is usually the last thing done in a sprint. Many teams will do it immediately after the sprint review. The entire team, including both the ScrumMaster and the product owner should participate.
Who should not attend the sprint retrospective?
Who should not attend a retrospective meeting (and why) Anyone who is not a member of the Scrum team or sprint execution team should not attend a sprint retrospective. There are two key reasons why: They are unhelpful in retrospectives because they are a few steps removed from the work (too many cooks in the kitchen)
Should product manager be at retro?
Who attends a sprint retrospective? Since the retrospective is a collaborative effort, the whole scrum team should attend. This includes the product manager, the development team, and the scrum master. Each team member brings a unique perspective, and this is invaluable for helping others learn.