Comparing the 6 Best Retro Tools

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Evaluation criteriaEchometerRetrium BoardTeam RetroFunRetro former EasyRetro BoardParabol BoardMetroRetro Board
Interactive online retrospectives✅ Yes✅ Yes✅ Yes✅ Yes✅ Yes✅ Yes
Automatically generated retro summaries✅ Yes✅ Yes✅ Yes✅ Yes✅ Yes✅ Yes
Supported facilitation
(Check-In Generator etc.)
✅ Yes✅ Yes⚠️ Partially❌ No⚠️ Partially⚠️ Partially
Templates for every level of team maturity✅ Yes⚠️ Partially⚠️ Partially❌ No❌ No❌ No
Continuous tracking of action items
(retro to retro)
✅ Yes⚠️ Partially⚠️ Partially❌ No✅ Yes❌ No
Team development measured over time✅ Yes⚠️ Partially✅ Yes❌ No❌ No❌ No
Collecting feedback before retros (optional)✅ Yes❌ No❌ No❌ No✅ Yes❌ No
Organizational Health Checks✅ Yes❌ No❌ No❌ No❌ No❌ No
Health Check Item Pool
with nudges (food for thought)
✅ Yes❌ No❌ No❌ No❌ No❌ No
Mobile Device Support
for on-site retros
✅ Yes❌ No❌ No❌ No❌ No❌ No
Integrated Online-Whiteboard✅ Yes❌ No❌ No❌ No❌ No✅ Yes
Data protection (developed and
hosted in Europe)
✅ Yes❌ No❌ No❌ No❌ No❌ No
Free version (after trial)✅ Yes❌ No❌ No✅ Yes✅ Yes✅ Yes

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Measure team development through health checks

Mindset Change

Reflect agile values and encourage self-reflection in teams

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