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Agile Humor – Agile or Not Agile?

DONALD TRUMP – Not agile. Look at him. His hair doesn’t meet anyone’s definition of done. LADY GAGA – Agile. She wore a friggin’ meat dress, for chrissakes. Say what you want, the girl can iterate. MARK ZUCKERBERG – Not … Continue reading

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Agile Humor – New Certifications

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 business … Continue reading

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Agile Humor – Evidence That Downton Abbey is an Agile Shop

The Dowager Countess regards the telephone as an instrument of torture, too. Even if all hell’s breaking loose, the dinner release deploys promptly at eight. The gown Lady Sybil puts on before coming down to breakfast is only the first … Continue reading

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A Marketer’s Guide to Agile Development – Fumbling In the End Zone

Some Agile Marketing projects will wither and die. Oh, they get finished – they just won’t be used. Why? A SOLO RUN DOWN THE FIELD Sometimes a developer or team unilaterally decides Marketing’s had enough turns, it’s their turn – … Continue reading

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Agile Humor – What Your PM Really Means

Your Project Manager is probably very polite. Maybe too polite…

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AGILE HUMOR – Top Ten Reasons Why the Zombie Apocalypse Isn’t Agile

1. Zombies don’t iterate well. 2. A zombie can declare a project dead and move on. 3. Scrums aren’t productive because the answer to every question is the same. “Brains.” 4. Pair programming…well, trust me, it just doesn’t work out. … Continue reading

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Agile Humor – The Definition Of Done

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: When … Continue reading

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THE CIO/CMO RELATIONSHIP – A Marketer’s Guide to Agile Development

Some observations from the Forrester CIO/CMO Conference last week: A COMBO CIO/CMO – LONELY AT THE TOP, BUT AT LEAST HE HAS EACH OTHER Ponder the possibilities of one person serving as both CIO and CMO of the company. I … Continue reading

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A Marketer’s Guide to Agile Development – Why Technical Debt is Your Problem Too

Close your eyes. It’s Wednesday. Mom is coming for dinner Saturday night. More than 3 days away – plenty of time to clean the house. Then, the babysitter was out sick 2 days, then your middle-schooler announced Thursday that she … Continue reading

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A Marketer’s Guide to Agile Development – The Ten Commandments for Marketers

Agile is thy methodology – the way, the truth, the absolute shiznet to thy development team. Thou shalt not use any other methodology – at least not here. Thou shalt not bitch about the lack of up-front requirements – neither … Continue reading

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