I’ve been hard at work pulling together the upcoming Digital PM Summit. Now in its third year, the Digital PM Summit is all about fostering and celebrating the digital project management community. It’s an event that was born out of a desire to connect with like-minded individuals and learn from them. It has since grown to be an […]Read more "Be There: Digital PM Summit 2015"
Project managers often struggle with leadership—and where they can find appropriate opportunities to be true leaders. it makes sense, as most project managers do not have any direct responsibility for the people on their teams, but they are expected to manage and motivate teams to deliver projects on time and under budget. For that reason […]Read more "Five Ways Project Managers Can Be Great Leaders"
There’s no doubt that I’ve made it my mission to talk about the practice of project management in the digital space. I’ve been fortunate enough to take the ideas I started on this blog to other sites, conferences, and now to a company that I’ve respected for some time. I’ve been working with the folks at […]Read more "PM Matters"
I’ve been following Paul Boag for some time and have admired his work from across the pond. I first met him at DPM:UK where he presented on Digital Adaptation. I really enjoyed his energy on stage. Not only is the guy whip-smart, he’s a true entertainer. Immediately, I knew I wanted him to speak at […]Read more "Harnedworld"
I was just pulling together a bunch of new posts for Every Day DPM, and I started to realize that so many project management related articles are about the hard facts: scope, budget, black and white, this or that. I started to think back to my very first blog post about how we’re not robots. […]Read more "Inspiration for Digital PMs"
There is so much you’re required to do a digital project manager, and it doesn’t all have to do with attention to details and creating scopes of work. To be a truly great PM, you have to… Be nice Be in control of your domain Stand up for what’s right Be open to discussing what you […]Read more "Be you."
No one ever said that being a project manager is easy. In fact, on most days a lot of project managers wonder why they took the path into the world of wrangling people, process, and all of the very important details that come along with them. On other days, great project managers pat themselves on the […]Read more "It takes true grit to be a good project manager"