The Gold Medal for Last Place


Who hasn’t been waking up early and staying up late to catch every second of action at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London?

The Olympics, of course, are airing on NBC in what is the first social media Olympics in history. But some of you might be old enough to remember when ABC “owned” the Olympics, and their motto for ABC Sports was “The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.

Certainly the Olympics is all about winning, but we thought it would be fun to look at the agony of defeat -- not only in the Olympics, but in software development.

So to do that, we created The Geek Games: The Battle for Last Place. Clearly the folks over at ReadWriteWeb got the joke because it ran our infotoon on its front page.


Vault over to ReadWriteWeb to check out what it has to say about the cartoon. And don’t forget to download a copy for yourself and share it around with your teams and any of your social handles to spread the Olympic fun.


Filed in: CAST News
Lev Lesokhin
Lev Lesokhin EVP, Strategy and Analytics at CAST
Lev spends his time investigating and communicating ways that software analysis and measurement can improve the lives of apps dev professionals. He is always ready to listen to customer feedback and to hear from IT practitioners about their software development and management challenges. Lev helps set market & product strategy for CAST and occasionally writes about his perspective on business technology in this blog and other media.
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