Building & Scaling Project Manager Teams (with Brian Kessman, Lodestar Digital – The Digital Project manager

Audio Transcription Ben Aston: Hey, thanks so much for tuning in. I’m Ben Aston, and this is the podcast about digital project managers. Brian Kessman joined me today to discuss the article he wrote about building and scaling digital project managers within agencies. Before we talk about Bryan’s article, let’s tell you a little bit … Read more

Building a proposal team: Roles and responsibilities

The world has changed. Why is this happening? Smartsheet transforms your work. My experience shows that there is no “right” structure for a proposal team. The roles and responsibilities of the proposal team can vary greatly. A proposal team can come in many sizes and shapes depending on the opportunity and the proposal process. One … Read more

Break it down: Create a great work breakdown structure (with Emily Luijbregts, Siemens) – Digital Project Manager

Similar Links: 12 Methods to Resolve Conflicts at Work These are the 4 best productivity tips we learned from top leaders How to be more productive at work with less effort How to build trust in your client and business relationships Create A Project Communication Plan (+ Template) Manage Efficient Virtual Teams Podcast by The … Read more

Beyond The Prototype (with Douglas Ferguson, Voltage Control)

How can you bridge the gap between launch and exploration? Douglas Ferguson, entrepreneur, and human-centered technologist gives 6 steps to follow after a design sprint in order to release something into the wild. Similar Links: Become a member of the Digital Project Managers Association Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest articles and podcasts … Read more

Beginner’s Guide To Project Portfolio Management–Critical Steps, Tools, Benefits

The world has changed. Why is this happening? Smartsheet transforms your work. Project portfolio management (PPM), describes how we manage the often confusing mix of interrelated, dependent and connected projects. PPM looks at the whole picture of all projects, past, present and future, and calculates the best prioritization and sequence of projects to maximize ROI. … Read more

8 Ways to Make Your PM Lifestyle Easier

This guest post is by Brad Egeland. It is hard enough managing projects. Projects fail at more than 50%. The project manager and team are constantly under pressure to deliver. Customer satisfaction is key. The executive team wants to see the project profit margin maximized or exceeded. The PMO director also wants full utilization of … Read more

8 Signs that you are already a project manager

Although you may not be aware of it, you may already possess the qualities of a great project manager. As a project manager, you are responsible for clear communication, flexibility, and teamwork. These are crucial to the success any project, no matter how extensive your PM experience. Are you unsure if your ability to manage … Read more

8 Steps to a Friendly and Warm On-Boarding Experience

Remote employees have many benefits. They can be less distracting, more productive, and have lower overhead. These benefits may not be realized if you don’t put your remote employees through a structured onboarding process that will make them feel included and engaged from Day 1. Many companies simply give new employees logins, introduce them briefly … Read more

8 Best Online Gantt Chart Software Solutions for 2020

Why project managers love gantt charts A gantt charts is a visual tool that allows you to track the progress of a project as well as all its tasks. It’s simply a bar chart that allows you to keep track your project. Gantt charts offer many benefits for project managers. Gantt charts make it simple … Read more

7 useful conference apps for managing productive meetings

Remote teams who don’t communicate face to face need meetings. However, without the right tools and guidelines to organize them, they can become a time-consuming nightmare. TeamGantt believes that time is precious and valuable. We schedule a company meeting once per month to check in and update on progress. It’s a great way to meet … Read more