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Provide Retrospective insights in Slack

Add your retro notes quickly, edit them when you need in Slack.

What’s it for

Actively contribute your thoughts, feedback, or ideas during a retrospective meeting in Slack. Ensure your insights are captured and considered in the team's discussions, enhancing the overall effectiveness of the retrospective process.

How it works

To actively contribute during the retrospective meeting, perform the following actions:

Add Retrospective notes in Slack

If you would like to share your insights during the retrospective meeting in Slack, please follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Add note button in Actioner's channel message.
  2. A form will appear, allowing you to select the relevant topic. Simply type your insight, and submit it.
  3. You also have the option to contribute your thoughts anonymously if you prefer.
Add retrospective notes in Slack
Add retrospective notes in Slack

Viewing your contributions

To review your contributions on the retrospective sessions:

  1. Click on the View your notes button again in Actioner's channel message.
  2. In the appearing screen you'll see all your notes, including both the ones that have been revealed and the ones that haven't.
  3. If necessary, you can edit or remove your notes by clicking on the three dots next to each entry.
View your retrospective notes in Slack
View your retrospective notes in Slack

How to get started

  1. Sign up to Actioner.
  2. Install Retrospective app to your Actioner workspace and connect to Slack.
  3. Call Actioner by typing /actioner in Slack and select the Create Retrospective workflow to create a new Retrospective session. 

In the notification sent to the Retrospective channel you can find the quick action buttons Add note and View your notes.

Some other handy workflows

Start Retrospective meetings in Slack

Create retrospective sessions in Slack. Collaborate with your team in dedicated channels.


Reveal Retrospective notes in Slack

Reveal and view retrospective notes with one click in Slack.


Manage Retrospective action items in Slack

Add, remove and update retrospective action items right in Slack.


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Frequently asked questions

Can I customize the retro templates in the Retrospective Slack bot?

Certainly! In the Actioner Retrospective App, you have the freedom to customize retrospective templates to precisely match the requirements of your team or project. While the app provides pre-existing templates like “Starfish retrospective” and “Sailboat retrospective,” you also have the flexibility to create and utilize custom templates that align seamlessly with your specific objectives.

Is Retrospective Slack bot suitable for non-software projects?

Absolutely! While the Actioner Retrospective App was originally created with software development teams in mind, it’s highly versatile and can be effectively used for retrospectives in any project or team collaboration setting. In fact, you’ll find pre-existing templates, such as SWOT analysis, available within the app. Additionally, you have the ability to add your own custom question options, allowing you to tailor the retrospective to your specific needs and kickstart your sessions seamlessly.

Can I create different retrospectives for different teams?

Yes, you can. You can customize retrospective sessions to meet the unique needs of different teams, allowing you to create and manage separate retrospectives for each team, ensuring that the process aligns with their specific goals and requirements.