Johanna Rothman

Johanna Rothman helps leaders solve problems and seize opportunities. She consults, speaks, and writes on managing high-technology product development. She enables managers, teams, and organizations to become more effective by applying her pragmatic approaches to the issues of project management, risk management, and people management.

Johanna publishes The Pragmatic Manager, a monthly email newsletter and podcast, and writes two blogs: Managing Product Development and Hiring Technical People. She is the author of several books: - Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management - Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management (with Esther Derby) - Hiring the Best Knowledge Workers, Techies & Nerds: The Secrets and Science of Hiring Technical People - Corrective Action for the Software Industry (with Denise Robitaille).

Manage It! Manage It! (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
by Johanna Rothman
June 2007
Print: $34.95

Behind Closed Doors Behind Closed Doors (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
by Johanna Rothman, Esther Derby
September 2005
Print: $24.95

"...a strongly recommended read for any business that has to budget time - which is almost all of them."
--James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review: Wisconsin Bookwatch