I was asked to take part in a Digital Project Manager Q&A session for The Learning People. I’ve posted the full transcript so you can read this as well as the edited one.
Geoff Crane, a Professor of Project Management, recently asked 52 experienced Project Managers from 12 different countries to provide a tip for breaking into project management for his students. The result was a fantastic eBook that’s now free to download.
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.
A brand new event focused on digital project management for Digital Project Managers is taking place in Manchester, åUK on 29th January. This is a first of its kind for the UK and is shaping up to be awesome.
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.
A golden tip for all Digital Project Managers out there is to always send your clients a weekly digital project status report. Not only is the sign of a great professional service, but it will prove invaluable when it comes to maintaining project momentum and seeking additional schedule time or budget.
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.