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.
Ever felt like you’re the only Digital Project Manager in the world? Ever wondered how they handle the same problems you face? Well fear not! There are loads out there and in this series of Digital Project Manager interviews you can get a sneaky peak into their world. First up, Mr. Sam Evans, Head of Digital at Bite CP.
Find out a few more things all the hard working and passionate Digital Project Managers out there want more than money. In this article I talk about reliable digital project management support staff and understanding digital production teams.
Digital Project Managers are some of the most passionate and hard working people out there, and because of this hardly any are really motivated by money. There are a few things they would gladly take over any pay rise that would make them much less of a Mr. Grumpy Gills.
Rather than preach to you on some digital project management topic, I thought I’d let you know what’s been going on in my world of work lately. Read about Rawnet’s recent accolade in the Times Online, if you want to work at Rawnet and see digital projects I’ve completed recently.
Getting Things Done (GTD) is an integral part of how I work, more to the point it’s the only process I’ve ever found that allows me to manage my ever increasing digital project management workload. In this post I give a little re-cap on GTD and then talk about my new GTD tool of choice – Tracks and GTDify.
While watching the latest Saw movie and seeing just how complex the plot was, with interconnecting stories from Saw 1 through to Saw 6, I realised that despite Jigsaw being a little disturbed, he is actually a fantastic project manager who could teach us all a thing or two about managing projects – what a guy!
When working as a Digital Project Manager, sometimes you just know the latest request from a client is just plain wrong. But how can you go about explaining to the client they’re wrong? Read my latest article published on Smashing Magazine for some advice on dealing with this delicate situation.
We laugh at them, we snipe at them, we write hate-filled blog posts about them and we want them to die! But like them or loathe them, the fact is an awful lot of people use Windows and Internet Explorer to view the websites you build for clients. As Digital Project Managers we just can’t afford to take the same stance as the cool kids!
Whether you’re a Digital Project Manager or not, working in a small web company means you will undoubtedly have to act as a Digital Account Manager at one time or another. But what is good digital account management, what skill set do you need and what makes a great Digital Account Manager?