When we canceled the December meetup, we heard from you. A lot of you! Among those responding was a kind practitioner who has volunteered to spread some holiday cheer by presenting, so the December meeting is back on! Effective Retrospectives Agile teams occasionally find themselves in the rut of having the same issues arise during a retrospective. This hour will give you a few techniques, ideas and activities to get your teams out of that rut and start having actionable output from your retrospectives. Bio Andrew Leichtle of Vesuvius Technologies has over nine years of experience on a variety of different software projects including point of sale, contact management, financial, eCommerce and content management. He spent the first six years of his career working as a developer and during that time has developed a passion for Application Lifecycle Management to improve the development process with the goal of improving the lives of everyone working on development projects. As usual, beer and pizza brought to you by MillerCoors and Redpoint Technologies!