AFH 037: Cost of Delay with Johanna Rothman [PODCAST]

Hosts

Ryan Ripley, Johanna Rothman

Discussion

Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) and Johanna Rothman (@johannarothman) got together at the Path to Agility Conference to discuss her new book – Diving for Hidden Treasures: Uncovering the Cost of Delay in Your Project Portfolio.

Johanna Rothman

Johanna Rothman Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference 2016 – Copyright COHAA

Then we talked about her presentation “Becoming an Agile Leader Regardless of Your Role”, what the cost of delay is and how it can help you learn about your program and portfolio, and how to beat writers block and get your words on paper.

Johanna is known as the “Pragmatic Manager who provides frank advice for difficult problems. She a prolific author and blogger. She also publishes a newsletter called The Pragmatic Manager. She provides workshops, training, and other services to organizations looking to improve the way they get work done.

And then…we called it a day.

I’d like to thank the Central Ohio Agile Association for putting on The Path to Agility Conference and for allowing me to interview the speakers and attendees at the conference.

Path is one of my favorite agile conferences each year. If you have not attended, you are missing out.

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Resources, Plugs, and More

Ryanhttp://ryanripley.com

Johannahttp://www.jrothman.com/

 

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  • I enjoyed this episode as well. It would be nice to have her back on the show with a longer time box to dive deeper into the cost of delay.

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  • Great to listen to Johanna’s words of wisdom. I really liked the cost of delay discussion. I have not heard of that before.