Sharky

Looks like the boss won't stand for this

January 29, 2013 6:00 AM EST

The data warehousing team at this university's IT department has started using Agile project-management techniques, and it's taking some adjustment for everyone, reports a pilot fish on the scene.

"The Agile techniques direct us to have 15-minute stand-up status meetings at the beginning of every day," fish says. "After several weeks of doing this, some people were occasionally showing up late to the meetings.

"One day, the project manager came to the meeting with a message from the boss. The boss wanted to remind everyone that the meetings started at 8:15 a.m. sharp.

"Furthermore, the boss wanted to emphasize the importance that everyone get to the meetings on time.

"Also, the boss would be a few minutes late to the meeting today..."

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