James Clifton from GetApp provides a run down on some of the tools he’s seeing becoming popular amongst Digital Project Managers.
This is another ‘PM Flash Blog’ organised by Mark Phillipy aka The Sensible Project Manager. This time Project Managers from around the world will be posting on the state of project management in their city, country or continent. Here is my contribution on the state of digital project management in the UK.
A guest post by Margarida Fonseca where she discusses how shit happening on a digital project can be turned into a positive for both the Digital Project Manager and teams involved.
Another guest post from Delivery Director Holly Davis and this time she’s feeling romantic, about her team, in a completely professional way of course, I hope, errrr. Check out her cool little unique way of building positive feeling amongst teams at this special sugary time of year.
Holly Davis discusses a few ways GitHub can be used for web and digital project management when working with designers, developers and anyone using it, including clients with a little bit of training.
In this guest post, Pam Warren gives her top five signs that you may not be cut out for digital project management, in fact any project management of any kind.
A guest post by David Hobbs where he talks about seeing digital project management and website project delivery as just the beginning of the project’s lifecycle. He goes on to explain why he feels you should approach digital projects with a product-based mindset.
This post is part of the first ever project management related blogging initiative organised by @shim_marom. Over 70 respected project management bloggers worldwide have joined forces to post an article with the same title. So read on to find out what project management, specifically digital project management means to me.
A guest post by Jason Westland, CEO of Project Manager.com. There are lots of people who end up sponsoring digital projects, some much better than others. Here are five types of digital project sponsor to avoid if you can and what to do if you cannot.
When web design and development folk express their dislike for Digital Project Managers I like to ask questions. More often than not they’ve just had the misfortune of working with really shit ones. We’re not all bad and here is my plea to those giving us a bad reputation.
As a Digital Project Manager you’re often faced with unrealistic demands and an ugly, but necessary, part of the job to highlight this. Doing this wrongly means you’re labelled as negative, but doing it right can mean you avoid the damaging label and get your digital project back on track.
A Digital Project Manager should never seek the easy life, instead his or hers aim should be to make the lives of their digital project team as easy, productive and stress free as possible. Stop blaming your web designers and developers and start to help them do their job.
Some Digital Project Managers believe resolving an internal team issue is the job for their line manager, but I disagree. I believe this responsibility lies with the Digital Project Manager if it is causing project problems. Read why and how to resolve some common issues.
After reading Rafael Mumme’s hilarious article on .net, where he lists 20 things that make web developers crazy, I just couldn’t resist… so here I go, all guns blazing with just a few of the things that drive Digital Project Managers crazy when working with web designers and developers.
What’s one of the first things many do after winning a new digital project… design the homepage? In my opinion this is one of the biggest mistakes you can make when starting to manage a digital project! Find out why I refuse to produce designs for ages when in digital project management mode.