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!
Want to stay up to date with this blog on your sexy Google Android phone? Now you can thanks to an application created by Benoit Alvarez of Volume.co.uk. Find out how to get the app.
Dean Flynn, Program Director at Australian digital agency, IE, discusses his approach to managing Digital Project Managers and digital project management. He also shows immense bravery in confessing to originally wanting to be a world class designer – ah, the way so many Digital Project Managers are born!
As Digital Director at Blueleaf Digital, Rob is used to the hectic life working in a digital agency and managing digital projects (with the assistance of his Digital Project Managers). Find how this award winning team run tings (yes tings as in street talk yo).
Up next in the Digital Project Manager Interviews is one of my favourite bloggers to emerge over the last year, Chris LeCompte. Working at his own company, Cavendo, Chris has lots of experience in adopting the role of Digital Project Manager. Find out he navigates these tricky waters.
With my favourite three word description of digital project management ever – “Black Hawk Down” – comes the next Digital Project Manager interviewee Martin Crockett, Senior Digital Project Manager / Producer at Pirata London.
Antonio Volpon of Fucinaweb faces the Digital Project Manager Interview questions this week. As with many Digital Project Managers, Antonio didn’t start his career as Web PM, but somehow slipped into it from the production side. Read about the lessons he’s learnt and best practices he’s developed.
This week in the Digital Project Manager Interview hot seat is Rich Quick of Successful Sites and Klowd Software. Find out how ‘Mr. Boagworld Forum’ goes about managing digital projects when he’s not busy helping out the community there.