The H- word

Adrien Joly
1 min readApr 9, 2016

Comic strip in French. English translation below.

— Oliver, can we start the stand-up meeting with you, today?

— Sure, ok! Integrating the upgrade module is more complex than expected… It would be safer to postpone it to the next release.

— I see… I believe that you will be able to lead the team holistically towards respecting the expected deadline!

Damn… I have no clue what “holistic” means… I should look it up on Google…

He is NOT going to admit that he does not know what “holistic” means… Is he?

— No worries, we’re on it!

— (you idiot…)

— Excellent!



Adrien Joly

👨‍💻 Software crafter @SHODO, legacy code / tech debt doctor ( 🥁 Drummer of “Harissa”, VR lover, music digger