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Top 3 Online Retrospective Slack bots for 2021

The year 2020 has seen many teams moving remote and adopting team collaboration tools to keep up the work running smoothly.


Studies have shown that remote work will continue through 2021.


If you are a small business looking for an easy and affordable way to conduct online retrospectives or a larger business evaluating a mature but an affordable online retrospective bot, this is what we are going to talk about.


In this blog we are going to take into account 3 Online retrospective Slack bots for comparison.


Key feature comparison


Retrospective templates:

Allow different templates in your retrospective


Troopr - Yes

Geekbot - Yes

Standuply - Yes


Custom schedule, timezone aware:

Allow weekly or monthly schedule. Run at each participants local time zone


Troopr - Yes

Geekbot - Yes

Standuply - Yes


Voting on feedback:

Allow partcipants to vote on the feedback to priortize action plans


Troopr - Yes

Geekbot - No

Standuply - No


Commenting/discussing on feedback

Allow partcipants to discuss on the feedback and action plans


Troopr - Yes

Geekbot - No

Standuply - No


Capturing and tracking action items in Jira


Troopr - Yes

Geekbot - No

Standuply - No


Integrations (auto link and unfurl Jira issue key):

Jira integrations with an auto preview of mentioned issues, and auto-attach activity log from Jira projects.


Troopr - Yes

Geekbot - Yes

Standuply - Yes


Summary reports:

Allow aggregated reports to be sent to the managers, stakeholders and team members


Troopr - Yes

Geekbot - Yes

Standuply - Yes


History and analytics:

Show historical data from previous retrospectives and allow for export and share. Show team engagement metrics.


Troopr - Yes

Geekbot - Yes

Standuply - Yes


Other online retrospective tools


There are also several online tools available specifically for running Sprint retrospectives that you can try.


Why choose Troopr?

  1. Troopr covers almost all the features and also saves several hundred dollars when your team needs to grow

  2. Troopr will notify participants about the retrospective at their prime working hours at users respective local time zones

  3. With Troopr, the team members are allowed to vote on the feedback to collectively decide on what matters the most to the group

  4. With Troopr, the team can collaboratively discuss and decide the actionable items that you want to take away from your retrospective into your next Sprint

  5. Troopr seamlessly integrates with Jira or Github to capture and track action items from team’s feedback without leaving Slack

  6. Troopr allows managers to see how different team members have contributed to retrospective processes over time

  7. Troopr allows you to collaborate with participants outside your company by running cross-team retrospectives in Slack shared channel

  8. Troops is designed to fit teams of any size


Troopr is already trusted by 1000s of Agile teams worldwide including Accenture, Intel, Tokopedia, Delivery Hero and more.


If you want to easily set up and customize retrospectives, asynchronously collect team feedback, and continuously find new workflow improvements, try using Troopr.


Get started by installing Troopr from Atlassian Marketplace or Slack App Directory.






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