Retrospectives are the core of agility. And yet they are the agile ceremony that is most frequently skipped. Many teams like the idea of the retrospective but find them boring, or worse ineffective. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Good retrospectives are possible. And institutionalizing good retrospective hygiene at your company is possible. Join this talk to find out how.
David Horowitz is co-founder and CEO of Retrium. Retrium is the world’s first and only enterprise-ready platform for Agile retrospectives. Prior to co-founding Retrium, David spent nearly a decade between The World Bank and International Finance Corporation as a software developer turned Agile coach. While there, he experienced firsthand the importance — and difficulty — of effective retrospectives at scale.
In addition to Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Economics from The University of Maryland, David has a Master’s degree in Technology Management from The University of Pennsylvania and The Wharton School of Business. In 2013, he successfully founded and exited a movie search engine business.
David is married to his college sweetheart and is the father of three little ones.