Posts Tagged Tony
I’m frightening you aren’t I? You’re not a process man – I am.
Is Ian around? I need his grubby signature on several pieces of paper or… I vill not be permitted to leave ze buildink!!
What I’m trying to do, and I don’t like the jargon, is to ‘square the circle’
Sadly for all concerned, the return date of 1st September has turned out to be more of a fulfilled promise than an empty threat. Still, summer’s officially over, kids’ll be back at school soon, and the winter frost has killed a blackbird in the back garden (maybe), so what else is there?
Are we ready? Let’s do this.
But before we do do this, here’s Tony. This was his unique way of asking me if I’d had a good bank holiday weekend:
So, did you have some good social interaction?
I’m beginning to think he may have killed.
I’m not too keen on blended teas. I prefer them… naked.
This is the sweat; this is the sweat that’s going to happen
Tony: Are you familiar with use cases?
Colleague: Er… no.
Tony: Business scenarios?
Tony: Object-orientated systems?
Colleague: [blank look]
Tony: [pause, blank look]
Tony was nothing if not a people person:
..Yeah, we’ve met them, we interacted with them, and we zapped them..
..Getting all those users together, from their remote geographical locations, it’ll be hell on wheels..
..I keep having to dish out mini-bollockings..
..He hides behind his workload. I don’t mind people saying “Tony, I’m shit deep”, but don’t piss me about..
..I’m frightening you aren’t I? You’re not a process man, I am..
We’ll need to manage the release of it. I call it ‘Release Management’.