The show's over, we're all rested up, and we're eager to compare notes and find out how to improve on our efforts. We schedule a meeting.
Must we call it a "postmortem?"
Postmortems are conducted to determine a cause of death. Is the project/company/group dead? These meetings should be more like a doctor's physical than an ME's autopsy.
There has to be a more positive way to put this, that doesn't infer dredging up all the negatives and ignoring the positives.
What do you call these meetings?