The Learning Matrix Retrospective Template

Identify what your team liked or disliked about the past sprint. Give recognition to your peers and find what to do for the future.
Learning Matrix Retrospective Illustration for Neatro
Learning Matrix Retrospective Template in Neatro

What is the Learning Matrix retrospective?

This retrospective's level of difficulty is easy
Difficulty Level

Learning Matrix is an excellent retrospective activity to help you spot how everyone feels about the past Sprint or project. It is also super effective when it comes to identifying your team's strengths and weaknesses.

One of the notable perks of this activity is to invite participants to give recognition to their peers.

Praised by many Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches, this technique is a great way to introduce people to the art of the retrospective ☀️

The 4 elements of Learning Matrix

Retrospective Column Sad in Neatro
Things that should be changed.
e.g., not enough celebrations.
Retrospective Column Happy in Neatro
Things that should be repeated.
e.g., Team Customer Success has a solid understanding of our latest feature.
Retrospective Column Ideas in Neatro
New ideas to try.
e.g., set up a Lunch&Learn session to present our next feature to all teams - in an informal way.
Retrospective Column Kudos in Neatro
Thank the best team players.
e.g., Thank you Julien for your help with weekly analytics reports!

Why & when should you use the Learning Matrix retrospective template?

Let's be honest. Learning Matrix offers everything you need to run a relaxed and productive retrospective session while providing a positive environment.

This activity is pretty broad by design so that the team can study any Sprint or project through this template.

We would highly recommend Learning Matrix to a team willing to run one of their very first retrospectives, simply because this activity is easy to understand for everyone.

Whether you would like to reflect on a past Sprint, project, or event, give Learning Matrix a chance to help your team grow.

Where can I find the Learning Matrix retrospective?

Learning Matrix is a very popular retrospective technique.

You can try this retrospective template with your team for free by signing up for Neatro. No credit card is required. Note that participants do not need to create accounts to join an online retrospective in Neatro.

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