“Rolling Rocks Downhill” by Clarke Ching

A new month, a new book review! This month, Justyna and Paul review “Rolling Rocks Downhill” by Clarke Ching (the agile business novel, that doesn’t mention agile at all).

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In the second part of this podcast, our hosts have prepared a list of questions for the author. Clarke joins them with answers and some insights about the book.

About the book

The Agile / ToC business novel. The company’s #1 IT project is running late. Very late. The CEO slashes the date, then gives Steve, the CIO, a choice:
Commit to the new date, or find a new job.

Watch as Steve and his team reluctantly take on the new date but then figure out how to use the immense pressure to turn the project around. Along the way the discover what we, nowadays, know as Agile.

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About the Author

Clarke Ching is a passionate advocate of agile software development and a chairman of the AgileScotland special interest group. He is the author of the book Rolling Rocks Downhill, in which he demonstrates how to use lean, quality, and agile techniques to make your projects more productive and predictable.

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