Hello and welcome to my b:log. I'm Remy Sharp, a developer running my own business called Left Logic out of Brighton, UK. This place will mostly concentrate on web, code, a touch of business and some other personal pieces too. Enjoy!
At Snyk the team was partially remote (Tel Aviv, London and Brighton) and we developed over two week sprints with a retrospective at the end.
The retrospectives would run over remote video calls, and we would try to simulate the typical writing on postit notes, with writing in a shared spreadsheet. First listing those things that worked well, then those that needed working on, then we'd vote on what we wanted to improve on. All in the spreadsheet.
The process was sound in theory, but felt awkward to all involved.
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