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Satirical Substitution

Here’s how a Theory-X indoctrinated manager interprets the definition of the Daily Scrum as written in the official Scrum Guide:

Satirical Substitution

  1. June 19, 2015 at 2:04 am

    Not so satirical actually. At http://goo.gl/E1lAHN we had the Plan of the Week until the last year, then switched to the Plan of the Day. Promised Congress to close in a two week window 5 years in advance, not violate RICRA, EPA, and local environmental laws, stay under budget and not kill anyone along the way.
    Built lots of software using XP

    • June 19, 2015 at 3:08 am


      I’m always blown away when otherwise intelligent people promise to achieve the impossible without batting an eyelash even though both the promiser and promisee know full well the promise can’t be kept. That’s why I’m not fond of working on big proposals. It claws at my conscience, but that’s the way the system is setup and structured. It’s no one person’s or group’s fault, and the stank is so fuly distributed amongst the players that it’s virtually impossible to correct.

  2. June 19, 2015 at 1:48 pm

    Hahaha nice one. You must have bad experience with management that interpret Scrum wrongly.

  1. June 19, 2015 at 10:05 am

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