Johanna Rothman (@johannarothman) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss her new book: Create Your Successful Agile Project – Collaborate, Measure, Estimate, and Deliver
Johanna is known as the “Pragmatic Manager” who provides frank advice for difficult problems. She is 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. Her books include:
- Create Your Successful Agile Project: Collaborate, Measure, Estimate, Deliver
- Manage Your Project Portfolio: Increase Your Capacity and Finish More Projects, 2nd edition
- Agile and Lean Program Management: Scaling Collaboration Across the Organization
- Predicting the Unpredictable: Pragmatic Approaches to Estimating Cost or Schedule
- Diving for Hidden Treasures: Finding the Real Value in Your Project Portfolio
- Manage Your Job Search
- Hiring Geeks That Fit
- Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management
- Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management
In this episode you’ll discover:
- How to help set your teams up for success from day one
- Why coaches and scrum masters need to focus on their own learning first
- The role of management in an agile project
- The power of experimentation
Links from the show:
- Johanna’s website – https://www.jrothman.com/
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