Do you ever get back from a long digital project management meeting, where you discussed a multitude of complex functionality and digital project requirements, only to find your notes resemble a collection of unintelligible scribbles and random drawings of swirls? Then perhaps it’s time to fire up the Excalibur of digital project meetings – the digital voice recorder.
Belle Liu is the Managing Partner at Hong Kong-based boutique digital agency BeansBox. She also doubles as the agency’s sole Digital Project Manager and if you want to find out how treating your digital project clients like your girlfriend or boyfriend can be advantageous then just click the link below for digital project management analogy goodness!
My new article, published on Think Vitamin, focuses on different approaches digital agencies can take when traversing the need to spend time learning and adopting new technologies, such as HTML5 and CSS3, while retaining their cash flow and commercial competitive advantage on a day-to-day basis.
Want to read how to someone who started in the toilet business ended up in digital project management? Then read the next in the Digital Project Manager Interviews series, this time with Nick Pan, Director of Projects and Qais Consulting, who says with regards to new project opportunities “…you’ve got to know when to hold ’em and and when fold ‘em.”
Have a read of my news post about my latest dealings with New Media Age Magazine and SXSW 2011. Plus I’m still looking for guest authors and Digital Project Manager Interviewees.
My latest article to be published on Smashing Magazine is all about maintaining productivity on digital projects when working with clients. It describes scenarios with clients that stall digital projects most of you will have encountered before and how to deal with or avoid them.
Friends, let me introduce to you Mr. Brett Harned, Senior Digital Project manager at Happy Cog. In this interview Brett discusses his own, and Happy Cog’s, approach to digital project management. If you want to find out how your own digital project management role compares to that of a world famous and highly respected digital agency, then read on.
I’ve teamed up with Brett Harned and Dave DeRuchie from Happy Cog, and Rob Borley from Headscape to put together a panel submission on digital project management for SXSW 2011. Guess what, we need your votes to help us get there!
I’ve recently started a new job at Volume, a UK-based digital agency. They’re growing fast and looking to fill loads of positions including; a Technology Analyst, Head of User Experience (UX), Social Marketing & Strategy Planner and an Events Executive.
The guys at 37signals are young, cool, and successful. They’re pioneers in the web industry and have shown how taking completely unconventional approaches can produce phenomenal results. So let’s all follow their lead and stop planning our digital projects so much, no more boring functional specifications, let’s just get on and build it! Ruh roh!
Next up in the hot seat is Cola Richmond, a Digital Project Manager at The Group. Aside from working for a company that sounds like a clandestine CIA outfit, issuing me with death threats, performing interesting magic tricks with animals and coining the phrase PM2.0, she also runs digital projects galore – read how she and her company run things.
There are countless articles out there that define what makes a great Digital Project Manager, but very few that discuss the subject of what makes a great Digital Project Manager. Read on to find out what the differences are between an average and great Digital Project Manager.
Smashing Magazine has just released their brand new eBook “Successful Freelancing for Web Designers”. It’s a collection of great articles that cover all aspects of being a successful web freelancer. As if that isn’t enough for you, it also includes an article written by yours truly – buy it!
If you need tips on Digital Project Management or how to make a cup of tea, Ed Richardson, Senior Project Manager at LOVE Creative is your man. Find out how he handles the everyday challenges with projects and clients, and his unique night time approach to ensuring mistakes don’t happen again!
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