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I often use that's it from me for today to summarise and finish my report on daily standup.

Are there any other, similar phrases?

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Thanks, folks. Great! –  anatoliiG Nov 10 '11 at 9:00
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Over and out.

This phrase comes from radio communication; it signifies that your statement is complete ("over") and that you are leaving the conversation ("out"). Many people who've never actually used a two-way radio will still recognize the phrase, and it's often used for humorous effect.

It can also be shortened to

Anatoli out.

By the way - I presume that "daily standup" refers to a standup comedy routine. If I'm wrrong about that, my answers may be inappropriate...

You could always fall back on the classics:

That's all, folks!

or Forrest Gump:

That's all I have to say about that.

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It may be a daily stand-up meeting, a quick status report from team members that's often used as part of an Agile software development method. (The answers over and out or That's all, folks would be perfectly appropriate if the communication isn't so face-to-face - for example, I would feel comfortable using them in my status meetings held by phone or chat - but I think I'm more likely to use something simple like That's everything.) –  aedia λ Nov 10 '11 at 3:23
    
In that case, I might be a little more reluctant to break out my best Porky Pig or Forrest Gump impression... –  MT_Head Nov 10 '11 at 19:13
    
I agree with @aedia that all these variations seem a bit "flip" and unprofessional in the context of a work-based status report meeting. –  FumbleFingers Nov 10 '11 at 21:58
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An alternative might be something like:

Nothing else to report ...

or

That brings today's report to an end ...

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If I were to live in the world of textbooks rather than the real world, I would always say that's all.

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I don't see anything wrong with just saying That's it from me every day, but if OP wants to ring the changes he could alternate with I'm done.

I used to participate in regular "conference calls" with maybe 2-6 co-workers. When it seemed we'd covered everything, whoever was notionally in charge would normally go through all our names to check we had nothing else to bring up. The standard reply was I'm done, before hanging up.

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Let's call it a day is sometimes heard in BrEng.

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A daily standup is a quick status update meeting where all participants stand up, to encourage a quick update. Usually these meetings are in the morning, and others will give their updates after you, so Let's call it a day isn't appropriate in this situation. That's it from me for today in the question is really shorthand for that's it from me for in today's meeting. –  Hugo Nov 10 '11 at 12:00
    
@Hugo: Yes, quite right. Mine would be said only at the end of the day. –  Barrie England Nov 10 '11 at 13:59
    
More to the point, only the last person to give his daily report could reasonably say this. And if that person isn't the boss, the actual boss might well feel his authority was being undermined anyway. –  FumbleFingers Nov 10 '11 at 21:55
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