Wikimedia Apps/Team/Retrospectives/2016-08-26

August 26, 2016


Previous Retrospective ActionsEdit

  • [MAX] Create a Quarterly Goal tag for Android Q1 DONE

Significant EventsEdit

  • Interim production release (was that this sprint?)
  • Limited devs (vacations)
  • Screenshot tests look promising but aren't ready yet.


  • momentum on overhaul tasks
  • estimation meeting format/style, working well and fast
  • estimating MCS tasks during prioritization meetings
  • tagging unplanned sprint work as needed, really useful to gauge for planning
  • Design involvement has been outstanding.
    • Keep encouraging Design to be proactive



  • having more user testing, now that we have userzoom
  • removing tasks from overloaded sprints? Sets expectations
  • Experiment with flying solo??
  • New tag for MCS regressions (vs. MW API)?


  • Nzr: Resolution of cards that have spanned multiple sprints
    • Design has identified cards that have carried over multiple sprints 87 - 89. Why?

(For August 26 "longed for") --MH

Action ItemsEdit

  • [DMITRY] Follow up with Sherah about user testing/userzoom
  • [MAX] Explore Phab tag for MCS regressions around Restbase (Email)
    • Reach out to iOS to gauge their thoughts
  • [MAX] Tag old Wikipedia-App-MobileApp-extension tasks with backlog
  • [MAX] Email Android team about 1-sprint experiment around flying solo (no Scrum Master)