It’s a few years ago, and this pilot fish is working at a big computer company where he’s getting ready to move into a new position.
“I was leaving a team of highly skilled developers that I had hand-picked,” fish says. “I insisted that, before I left, I got a chance to brief the new manager.”
Fish’s bosses assure him that his replacement is the cream of the crop, and perfectly suited for a dynamic, high-tech development environment.
At the appointed time, everyone sits down together: fish, his replacement and the team leads. Fish begins to explain the goals of the team, including the fact that it was dedicated to providing software that doesn’t require a reboot to install.