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Personal Retrospectives: Self-acquaintance and Agility



Ainsley Nies explains how to perform a personal retrospective: Clarify the Purpose, Assess Decision-making Influences, Gather Data, Distill the Learning and Transform Leaning into Plans.


Ainsley Nies is a Principal at Acorn Consulting Enterprises, focusing on the development of environments for learning and continuous improvement. Ainsley’s long stint at HP and an MS in Counseling give her a unique consulting perspective. She is is currently an instructor in the UC Berkeley Extension Agile Management Program, instigator and organizer of Agile Open California conferences.

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Apr 01, 2011