An Agile Team Name Generator

I’m sure you’ve seen/and maybe even clicked on the links on Twitter and Facebook: What’s Your Gangsta Name? Discover Your Superhero Name. Well, for those of you struggling to come up with a Scrum team name, I’ve come up with what I hope is an entertaining way to determine your ideal agile team name. Or at least a way to have a few laughs about what that name could be.

The formula is simple. And the results are simply Gucci (which according to the slang dictionaries out there means highly coveted, or just good).

Enjoy a little summertime fun! And please post your Scrum Team name in the comments below.

Those of you with multiple teams in your company might want to enter the first initial of your project or product name instead.

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In my company, most of us work on the first floor, so I’d enter 1. Other companies might have most of their team on the 88th floor, so they’d enter 88.

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If you don’t know, ask the team and reach consensus. If you can’t decide on an ice cream flavor, you might want to read my blog on agile consensus building: Four Quick Ways to Gain or Assess Team Consensus.

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Agile teams should celebrate victories, both large and small. If your Scrum team hasn’t ever done that (or if you can’t think of the last time you did, you might want to read It’s Summer. Find Something to Celebrate.

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How long do your sprints last? If you didn’t know you had a choice about sprint length, your sprints last more than a month, or you can’t choose a sprint length because they vary so much, see Selecting the Right Iteration Length.


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Drumroll Please.

Based on what you’ve entered, your Agile Team Name is:

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Mike Cohn specializes in helping companies adopt and improve their use of agile processes and techniques to build extremely high-performance teams. He is the author of User Stories Applied for Agile Software Development, Agile Estimating and Planning, and Succeeding with Agile as well as the Better User Stories video course. Mike is a founding member of the Agile Alliance and Scrum Alliance and can be reached at [email protected]. If you want to succeed with agile, you can also have Mike email you a short tip each week.