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Johanna Rothman

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I consult, speak, and write on managing high-technology product development. I've helped managers, teams, and organizations to become more effective by applying my pragmatic approaches to their issues of hiring, project management, risk management, and people management. I write a monthly email newsletter, the Pragmatic Manager. Please review back issues and sign yourself up.

I lean towards agile, and appreciate that not all projects can use the same approach. That's why I wrote Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management. I'm firmly grounding in reality, which is why I wrote Manage Your Job Search , Hiring Geeks That Fit, Manage Your Project Portfolio, and Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management. My most recent bo
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Manage It!

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Manage Your Project Portfolio

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Hiring Geeks That Fit

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One of the questions I hear all the time with people transitioning to using agile is this: How do we organize the project if we don’t have a project manager?


If you read Manage It!, you know I don’t buy the idea of a controlling project manager. But a facilitative project manager? Oh my. That is a horse of a different color.


In organizations where plan-driven approaches have reigned supreme, mana...

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“Budgets may count Full-Time Equivalents (FTEs), but great teams count on people.”
Johanna Rothman, Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management

“Software is nothing like construction. Software is innovation. Innovation is difficult—if not impossible—to predict.”
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“Don’t worry about selling the company. If you ask great questions, your interviews will do that for you.”
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