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The 12 Days of Agile Christmas

Posted by Terry Bunio on Dec 23, 2011 |

On the first day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
A Kanban Board by a co-located team.

On the second day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
Two week Iterations
And A Kanban Board by a co-located team

On the third day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
Three Green Bars,
Two week Iterations
And A Kanban Board by a co-located team

On the fourth day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
Four Planning Poker Decks
Three Green Bars,
Two week Iterations
And A Kanban Board by a co-located team

On the fifth day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
Five Daily stand-ups a week,
Four Planning Poker Decks,
Three Green Bars,
Two week Iterations
And A Kanban Board by a co-located team

On the sixth day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
Six Pairs-a-Programming
Five Daily stand-ups a week,
Four Planning Poker Decks,
Three Green Bars,
Two week Iterations
And A Kanban Board by a co-located team

On the seventh day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
Seven Stickies Moving,
Six Pairs-a-Programming,
Five Daily stand-ups a week,
Four Planning Poker Decks,
Three Green Bars,
Two week Iterations
And A Kanban Board by a co-located team

On the eighth day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
Eight objects refactored
Seven Stickies Moving,
Six Pairs-a-Programming,
Five Daily stand-ups a week,
Four Planning Poker Decks,
Three Green Bars,
Two week Iterations
And A Kanban Board by a co-located team

On the ninth day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
Nine Clients advising,
Eight objects refactored,
Seven Stickies Moving,
Six Pairs-a-Programming,
Five Daily stand-ups a week,
Four Planning Poker Decks,
Three Green Bars,
Two week Iterations
And A Kanban Board by a co-located team

On the tenth day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
Ten User Stories
Nine Clients advising,
Eight objects refactored,
Seven Stickies Moving,
Six Pairs-a-Programming,
Five Daily stand-ups a week,
Four Planning Poker Decks,
Three Green Bars,
Two week Iterations
And A Kanban Board by a co-located team

On the eleventh day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
Eleven Retrospectives,
Ten User Stories
Nine Clients advising,
Eight objects refactored,
Seven Stickies Moving,
Six Pairs-a-Programming,
Five Daily stand-ups a week,
Four Planning Poker Decks,
Three Green Bars,
Two week Iterations
And A Kanban Board by a co-located team

On the twelfth day of Christmas
My Agile Coach gave to me
Twelve Specifications-by-example
Eleven Retrospectives,
Ten User Stories
Nine Clients advising,
Eight objects refactored,
Seven Stickies Moving,
Six Pairs-a-Programming,
Five Daily stand-ups a week,
Four Planning Poker Decks,
Three Green Bars,
Two week Iterations
And A Kanban Board by a co-located team with an awesome Velocity!!!!!

About the Author

Terry Bunio is currently a Principal Consultant at Protegra. Terry never wanted to be a Project Manager. His main career has been in Data Architecture. Along the way Terry discovered that he enjoys helping to build teams, grow client trust, encourage individual growth, doing project work, and helping to guide solutions. It seems that some people like to call that Project Management. As a practical Project Manager, Terry is known to challenge assumptions and strike the balance between the theoretical book agile and the real world approaches. Terry is committed to Agile implemented according to Lean Principles.

 

 

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