Breaking news: group management feature is available to all FunRetrospectives.com users

6 Jul 2021 | Retrospective

We have just released this brand new cool feature for the App.FunRetrospectives.com: group management. Now it’s possible to group your retrospectives boards in a very intuitive interface where you can:

  • create a group 
  • associate a retrospective board to a group 
  • move retrospectives board between groups 
  • share group URL with anyone 

 

Besides that, all retrospectives you create and participate are automatically saved into your dashboard, so you can access it easily and associate it to a group whenever you want.

 

It has been very helpful to us. Let us know if it’s useful for you, too

 

Thank you for using the FunRetrospectives.com App, giving feedback and asking for more features.

 

So, the newest App.FunRetrospectives.com feature has been released: group management.

This feature was prioritised after receiving the following and many similar questions / requests:

 

“Where can I keep my retro boards?” 

 

“I want to view all my team retros, how can I do it?”

 

“I am using FunRetro for many of my teams. Can I group the boards by teams?” 

 

“I organize my boards like this: closed, pending and new. Closed for when all the retrospective action items are done; pending for when there are pending action items for that retrospective; and new for the newly created boards. I would love it if I could have this organization within Funretrospectives.com; is it possible?”

 

So, the answer is yes!

 

Yes, you can create groups and better organize your retrospectives boards. Our app now has the group management feature. On it you can create groups, associate and move boards between  groups.

 

Why was this feature prioritised?

  

The FunRetro team also has many recurring retrospectives. And, similarly to many of our users, we also keep track of the retrospective boards.

 

Before this feature was released, we used to do it by copying the board URL and keeping it in another location (a shared Google Doc). But, this was a little weird… Whenever we would have our recurring retrospective, someone would ask: “Where is that google doc with all the retro boards?”

 

Now it is much simpler. You organize and run your retrospective. Then you add it to your group area.

 

And, in case you need to look at previous retrospectives, it is all there together, in the same area.

 

Enjoy!

 

Please find below a few snapshots of the new feature.

 

assign a retro to a group

 

create a new group

 

sample: retro boards organised (grouped) as: closed, pending and new

 

sample: retro boards organised (grouped) by team

 

share group URL with anyone

 

 

Paulo Caroli

Paulo Caroli is the author of the best-selling book “Lean Inception: How to Align People and Build the Right Product” (the first on a series of books about Lean Strategy and Delivery). He's also the creator of FunRetrospectives.com , a site and book about retrospectives, futurospectives and team building activities. Caroli writes on this blog frequently. Receive the next post in your email. Sign up here .
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