It’s weird out there, folks, With most of the world dealing with an invisible enemy, many have been forced or asked to work from home. This is also true of project teams. Today Cesar talks to Johanna Rothman and Mark Kilby on how to avoid the chaos of distributed projects.

Johanna Rothman

Johanna Rothman, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” provides frank advice for your tough problems. She helps leaders and teams see and solve their problems, resolve risks, and manage their product development.

Johanna was the Agile 2009 conference chair and was the co-chair of the first edition of the Agile Practice Guide. Johanna is the author of 17 books that range from hiring, to project management, program management, project portfolio management, and management. Her most recent books are From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams (with Mark Kilby) and Create Your Successful Agile Project: Collaborate, Measure, Estimate, Deliver. You can find all of Johanna’s books here.

Mark Kilby

As an agile coach, Mark Kilby has cultivated more distributed and dispersed teams than collocated teams. He’s coached as a consultant, an internal coach, and as a facilitator of distributed professional communities. His easy-going style helps teams learn to collaborate and discover their path to success and sustainability. See https://markkilby.com for his blog,  articles and information on his latest book, which we also cover in today’s episode.


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