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23 of 26 participants responded. Here are the summaries / averages.

1. What role(s) do you play in Software Development?

   [17] Leadership;  
   [16] Technical;  
   [ 0] Other
   Many respondents indicated both Leadership and Technical roles

2. How did you hear about this event?

   [11] XP Toronto meeting; 
   [12] Mailing lists: 1 x TPMA, also a few XPToronto, ScrumToronto 
   [ 3] Other

3. Which Agile practices have you actively used, if any?

   9  indicated none
   14 indicated various combinations of the following practices:
      Agile Modeling                    Agile Data Modeling
      Continuous Integration            Simplest Thing
      Scrum                             Test Driven Design / Development
      XP                                Iterative Development
      Pair Programming                  All
      Communication                     Ideal Days
   About the same % of Leadership and Technical people had used some practices

4. How useful/helpful were the day's activities for your purposes?

       Not at all                           Extremely
                0.........1.........2..x......3    

5. Did this event meet your expectations ?

       Not at all     Somewhat    Fully      And more
                0.........1.........2.x.......3
       I didn't know what to expect [4] 

6. How much did you participate ?

       Not at all                               Fully
                0.........1.........2...x.....3    

7. How important were the topics addressed, from your point of view ?

       Not at all                           Extremely
                0.........1.........2..x......3    

8. Did you come to the meeting with questions/topics already prepared?

       Not at all          Somewhat          Fully  
                0......x..1.........2.........3    

9. Do you feel the meeting's proceedings themselves were constructive?

       Not at all                           Extremely
                0.........1.........2.x.......3    

10. Do you anticipate constructive steps to follow the meeting?

       Not at all           Perhaps         Definitely
                0.........1.......x.2.........3    

11. Do you think you will contribute to "next steps" that follow?

       Not at all           Perhaps         Definitely
                0.........1.........2.x.......3    

12. How much did the skills of our Facilitator add to the event?

       Not at all          Somewhat       A great deal
                0.........1.........2..x......3
       I'm not sure [1]  

13. How appropriate was the fee charged for this one-day event?

       Far too high                     Would have paid more
                0.........1.........2.x.......3    

14. How acceptable were the food and refreshments ?

       Unacceptable                         Just Fine
                0.........1.........2......x..3    

15. Would you recommend this event to like-minded colleagues / friends?

       Not at all           Perhaps         Definitely
                0.........1.........2.......x.3    

16. Can you see Open Space meetings being useful for collaboration at work?

       Not at all           Perhaps         Definitely
                0.........1.........2.....x...3    

17. Will there be any benefit to the Toronto Agile community from this event?

       Not at all           Perhaps           Probably
                0.........1.........2.....x...3    

18. Will you take any different actions / decisions due to what you've learned?

       Not at all            Unsure          Definitely
                0.........1.........2...x.....3    
    Examples provided:
    - Rolling out Agile will use many of the ideas 
    - Read the books
    - More clear definition of customer involvement and scrummaster role

19. General comments:

    Method of organising the discussions was *amazing*. Very good method.
    More Pizza!
    The individual should never be evaluated, only the process.
    Maybe nametags next time?

If anyone is interested to do some data analysis on these results, I'd be glad to send you the spreadsheet. (Please contact me via the XPToronto, ScrumDevelopment? or AgileAlliance? Yahoo Group mailing lists.) --DeborahHartmann


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