AFH 083: Create Your Successful Agile Project with Johanna Rothman

Johanna Rothman (@johannarothman) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss her new book:  Create Your Successful Agile Project – Collaborate, Measure, Estimate, and Deliver

Johanna Rothman - Create Your Successful Agile Project

Johanna Rothman – Create Your Successful Agile Project

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 workshopstraining, and other services to organizations looking to improve the way they get work done. Her books include:

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

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Book of the Week:

Create Your Successful Agile Project – You think agile techniques might be for you, but your projects and organization are unique. An “out-of-the-box” agile approach won’t work. Instead, unite agile and lean principles for your project. See how to design a custom approach, reap the benefits of collaboration, and deliver value. For project managers who want to use agile techniques, managers who want to start, and technical leaders who want to know more and succeed, this book is your first step toward agile project success.
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Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

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