Meet the Author: Johanna Rothman

Johanna Rothman, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” provides frank advice for your tough problems. She helps leaders and teams see problems and resolve risks and manage their product development. Johanna is the author of fourteen books and hundreds of articles. Find the Pragmatic Manager, a monthly email newsletter, and her blogs at and

To read Johanna’s articles published on the Gurock Quality Hub, click on any of the links below:

Title Publication Date
A Manager’s First Job 2020/03/31
How to Best Use Indispensable People 2020/03/03
Hoarding Content: How Long to Keep Ideas in Any Form Around 2020/01/08
What Is the Future for Agile Test Management? 2019/12/05
Developer-Tester Collaboration: How and Why 2019/11/12
Did You Really Mean? 2019/09/23
What’s Your Project Rhythm? 2019/08/15
Understand Your Geographically Distributed Agile Team 2019/06/11
Discover Long Feedback Loops 2019/05/14
Testing is Not a Shared Service: How Testers Can Help… 2019/03/26
Test Manager’s Role in an Agile Organization 2019/02/21
Reframe Test Failure to Learn Early 2019/01/17
Agile Tester as Servant Leader 2018/11/29
Leading Your Agile Team Regardless of Your Role 2018/10/19
Experimenting Your Way to Better Test Automation 2018/09/21
Release Criteria at All Levels: Turtles All the Way Down 2018/08/16
Lead Your Agile Culture Change 2018/06/28
Leading the Agile Culture Change 2018/06/15
MVE and MVP: Defining the Difference 2018/05/02
Using the Best of Agile and Lean for Your Project 2018/03/16
Continual Planning: The Driver of Continuous Testing… 2018/02/28
Feedback & Feedforward for Continuous Improvement 2018/01/24

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