Blog Post - Changing The Organisation Through Projects

December 1, 2020

Listen up for some great no-nonsense advice from someone who’s really been there and done it.

Johanna Rothman’s first project was way back in 1979 in the days of chalkboards and sticky notes. Nowadays she is the CEO of Rothman Consulting Group, a prolific author (14 books!), consultant and speaker.

It really was a privilege to speak to someone with such a wealth of experience.

Show Notes

  • The full-circle journey from sticky notes to more sticky notes
  • Why we now have less time to get it right
  • The Iteration v’s Flow approach in Agile
  • When do we need to use Agile and when do we not need to use Agile?
  • The importance of the question “what does ‘done’ mean?”
  • Where the project management industry will be in 5 years’ time
  • Advice to people starting out in the project management space


"So many people are trying to use an Agile approach, whether or not they need it. If you don't actually need innovation, don't create an innovation culture."
"I cannot remember a single project over the last decade where I have not used many approaches to get what I need."
I"f you do not maintain your technical excellence over the course of the work, things come back to bite you."
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