Your team spends 1.5 months of a person’s bandwidth a year on retrospectives — so make ‘em count

An engineering team of 10 people who work 40 hours a week for 50 weeks a year and run on biweekly sprints spends about 260 hours a year in retrospectives. That’s 6.5 weeks of a single person’s time. If your team’s average salary is $100K, that’s $13,000 just on retrospectives.

Depending on the pizza size and the team’s preference for Agile ceremonies, these figures can change but the message is the same: If your team is running retrospectives, make them count.

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