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Start Retrospective meetings in Slack

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

What’s it for

You can start retrospective sessions effortlessly in Slack. By utilizing Actioner's retrospective dedicated channels, teams can efficiently gather insights, track action items, and strengthen team dynamics, all while seamlessly integrating retrospectives into Slack.

How it works

  1. To begin a retrospective session, invoke Actioner in Slack by typing /actioner,  and then select the Create Retrospective workflow.
  2. In the prompted form, enter session specifics including the name, template selection, and invitation channel.
  3. Click the Create button.
  4. Actioner will automatically generate a dedicated channel within Slack for your retrospective session and sends an invitation to the Slack channel you selected. 
  5. During the retrospective, team members collaborate, contribute insights, reveal notes, mark duplicates, add action items, and manage them.
  6. When the retrospective session concludes, select the End button.
  7. Actioner archives the dedicated retrospective channel automatically after 7 days, maintaining a clean slate for future sessions.
Retrospective meetings in Slack
Retrospective meetings in Slack

How to get started

  1. Sign up to Actioner.
  2. Install Retrospective app to your Actioner workspace.
  3. Connect to Slack. 
  4. After successfully setting up the app, call Actioner and start a new retrospective session in Slack whenever you want.

Some other handy workflows

Provide Retrospective insights in Slack

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


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.