Reflection Space

One important goal of agile working – as a rule of thumb – is to reach a practical solution with only restricted knowledge and limited time. The principle of “trial-and-error” requires courageous decision-making, a constructive culture of error and regular controls on whether the path chosen is leading to the desired goal. That is why the process of reflection on working results, methods and processes and the role of the team leader is an essential element of the learning process and of product optimisation, and therefore requires the corresponding attention to be paid to it.

A pleasantly lit quiet space – located away from the daily working environment – with a minimum of furniture, capable of directing concentration on the relevant issue provides the ideal place for this phase of any project. Issues can be located and evaluated using whiteboards and flipcharts. Lessons learnt and possible options for improvement can be worked out and decided effectively in such a space.