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Agile Humor – Still More Definitions

Tweet Testing Phase – Period that elapses from a cheery “Sure we can make that change” to a sign on the back of your chair that says “ADD IT TO PHASE 2″. Aggressive Deliverable – You’ll get there with some … Continue reading

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Agile Humor – Knock knock…

Tweet Knock knock. Who’s there? Processes and tools. Processes and tools who? See, I told you he was Agile! Knock knock. Who’s there? The user. The user who? Yup, we’re at Microsoft. Knock knock. Who’s there? Done. Done who? Depends … Continue reading

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Agile Humor – More Words to Live By

Tweet Buristic Review – An exercise to gain heuristic insight that will be rejected by a bureaucrat because the research didn’t come from his team. Merital Raise – A merit-based pay increase for spending more time in the office cranking … Continue reading

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Agile Humor – New Certifications

Tweet The brilliant Peter Saddington, a/k/a AgileScout, posted a wickedly funny April 1st announcement of a Certified Agile Blogger course. Yep, April Fool! Read it, it’s great fun. Since I blog about Agile from the point of view of the … Continue reading

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Agile Humor – The Definition Of Done

Tweet The CMO: When the new functionality reduces the bounce rate from 40% to 4%. The CIO: Done? When’s the release, 11:45? 11:46. The PR Director: 11:45? I told ClickZ and TechCrunch it went live last Tuesday. The Product Owner: … Continue reading

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A Marketer’s Guide To Agile – You Know You’re An Agile Wannabe When…

Tweet 1. Your dress code prohibits hoodies – a key requirement of Agile. 2. You consider yourself an Agile centrist – that Manifesto sounds kinda socialist. 3. You keep a copy of the project requirements in your trunk for traction. … Continue reading

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A Marketer’s Guide to Agile Development – I’ll Take Agile for $1,000, Alex…

Tweet A: 8-track tapes; sleeves on wedding gowns; heavy up-front requirements. Q: What is nostalgia? A: Data storage costs; mortgage industry headcount; development project documentation. Q: What is downsizing? A: Two face cards; Oliver and Hardy; driver/observer programming team. Q: … Continue reading

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Agile Humor – Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

Tweet THE BUSINESS ANALYST I have twelve meetings today, I don’t have time to get into the whole user story. But I can tell you it involves a rooster on a distributed team. SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER So the chicken can … Continue reading

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Agile Humor – Words To Live By

Tweet Agilewashing – A waterfall shop that throws a scrum or two onto their schedule to seem cool. The Agile equivalent of a veneer, also known as “all hat, no cattle”. Agillectomy – Removal of a development team’s efficiency gland … Continue reading

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Agile Humor: What Do You Stand For?

Tweet Any Girls Into Living Extreme? How Odd. Tested Fine. Iterating… (Xhausted…) Kill All Negativity; Board Advances Nirvana. Stand-up Convergence Requirement: Up Mornings.

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