The Hapiness radar activity activity is very useful for opening a retrospectively. It helps by narrowing down the retrospective context. It establishes a sequence for the retrospective so it first hear about people feelings (on happiness) before going into a data gathering activity
Running the activity:
For the given context, I would like to know your feelings for each of these areas.
On the sample photo below, the selected areas were people, technology and process.
So, for each of the areas, please let us know how you felt in average. For example; if you were always sad regarding technology, please make one mark on the technology / sad cell.
4. Decide upon post it color (for targeted areas)
Below is s sample photo after running this activity. This retrospective had only 5 participants.
Below is another sample photo for this activity. Note that the target areas selected (column titles) are very specific for the retrospective context, and will influence the activities (and conversation0 to follow.