The 12 days after GA


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It’s that time of year, so here’s a software industry adaptation of a familiar holiday song.

On the first day after GA, my team reported to me:

A bug in the installer.

On the second day after GA, my team reported to me:

Two corrupt downloads
And a bug in the installer.

On the third day after GA, my team reported to me:

Three evals pending,
Two corrupt downloads
And a bug in the installer.

On the fourth day after GA, my team reported to me:

Four angry prospects,
Three evals pending,
Two corrupt downloads
And a bug in the installer.

On the fifth day after GA, my team reported to me:

Five suspect leads,
Four angry prospects,
Three evals pending,
Two corrupt downloads
And a bug in the installer.

On the sixth day after GA, my team reported to me:

Six critical patches
Five suspect leads
Four angry prospects
Three evals pending
Two corrupt downloads
And a bug in the installer.

On the seventh day after GA, my team reported to me:

Seven production crashes
Six critical patches
Five suspect leads
Four angry prospects
Three evals pending
Two corrupt downloads
And a bug in the installer.

On the eighth day after GA, my team reported to me:

Eight proofs of concept
Seven production crashes
Six critical patches
Five suspect leads
Four angry prospects
Three evals pending
Two corrupt downloads
And a bug in the installer.

On the ninth day after GA, my team reported to me:

Nine sales reps selling
Eight proofs of concept
Seven production crashes
Six critical patches
Five suspect leads
Four angry prospects
Three evals pending
Two corrupt downloads
And a bug in the installer.

On the tenth day after GA, my team reported to me:

Ten  new requirements
Nine sales reps selling
Eight proofs of concept
Seven production crashes
Six critical patches
Five suspect leads
Four angry prospects
Three evals pending
Two corrupt downloads
And a bug in the installer.

On the eleventh day after GA, my team reported to me:

Eleven requests for info
Ten  new requirements
Nine sales reps selling
Eight proofs of concept
Seven production crashes
Six critical patches
Five suspect leads
Four angry prospects
Three evals pending
Two corrupt downloads
And a bug in the installer.

On the twelfth day after GA, my team reported to me:

Twelve deals a pending
Eleven requests for info
Ten  new requirements
Nine sales reps selling
Eight proofs of concept
Seven production crashes
Six critical patches
Five suspect leads
Four angry prospects
Three evals pending
Two corrupt downloads
And a bug in the installer.

Saeed

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4 responses to “The 12 days after GA

  1. nice! I could also sing a song about this 🙂

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