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7 Essential Project Management Skills for 2017

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If you’ve started the year and committed to upping your project management skills to be a better project manager, what project management skills are the. The post 7 Essential Project Management Skills for 2017 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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How to: Be a more consistent project manager

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I’ve talked a lot about the importance of being flexible, but that doesn’t mean we can overlook the importance of being consistent as well. The post How to: Be a more consistent project manager appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General How-to Guides

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12 Project Management & Resource Scheduling Tools

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You’re probably asking – do we really need project management tools or resourcing and scheduling tools? The answer is probably no, and yes. No, you. The post 12 Project Management & Resource Scheduling Tools appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General Tools resourcing scheduling software

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Digital project management: what is it?

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Digital project management is a term that’s increasingly thrown around but what is it exactly? Is digital project management simply a project managment specialism? The post Digital project management: what is it? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Managing a project with empathy

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Posted in General. What does it mean to run a project with empathy? And how do you actually do it? Project empathy” is a bit hard to pin down, but overall, it is treating your project as if it has its own feelings and emotions that would have to be considered if it were a person. I am sure this sounds a little…weird. But there is real merit in thinking of projects this way, and you’ll be a.

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10 tips for project success: stay positive

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Posted in General Ten Tops Tips. No matter how well you do the right things at the right time, the truth is, a project tragedy is always just around the corner. At some point your project is likely to hit an iceberg – something which started out as seemingly innocuous will threaten to sink the entire project. But how you deal. General Ten Tops Tips

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Budget 2016 107

How-to: Stay sane as a remote project manager

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If you work as a remote project manager, this one’s for you! Earlier this year, Galen Low wrote a brilliant article on how to manage. The post How-to: Stay sane as a remote project manager appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General How-to Guides

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Project Management Books: 20 Best Books for Project Managers

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Check out our list of 20 of the very best project management books. Whether you're a newbie, beginner, advanced or experienced project manager, we’ve done the reading for you so you can find one to match your level of project management experience. The post Project Management Books: 20 Best Books for Project Managers appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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2016 84

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

The 2016 digital project manager salary survey results

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Posted in General. How much do digital project managers really earn? And while we’re asking, what are the typical salaries for a senior project manager, project co-ordinator and project director too? It’s important because as organizations around the world further embrace the power. General

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The best project management software tools for agencies

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Posted in General Tools. The post The best project management software tools for agencies appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Tools Sponsored tools

Ten Top Tips for managing a project when it’s over

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Posted in General Ten Tops Tips. Just because your project is live, it doesn’t mean it’s over. One of the most overlooked parts of a project is post launch, after it’s gone live. In the euphoria and excitement (or just plain relief) of delivering a project, managing its closure should be considered a phase in its own right. Managing projects effectively in this. General Ten Tops Tips

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Remote project management strategies: How to keep the human touch

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Remote project management is growing in popularity but how can we make projects a success and empower our team to thrive when we’re not face. The post Remote project management strategies: How to keep the human touch appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General How-to Guides

Project Management Lifecycle: The complete guide

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Confused about what the project management lifecycle is all about? In this complete guide to the project management lifecycle, we’ll give the lowdown with handy. The post Project Management Lifecycle: The complete guide appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

Five PM Slack hacks to make your job easier

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Posted in General Tools. Working as a Project Manager at a full-service digital agency can lead to some serious FOMO. Every team has new technologies and tools coming out that can dramatically change up their everyday workflow. The post Five PM Slack hacks to make your job easier appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Tools

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The Basics of Leadership

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When you first step out in front of a team it’s natural to feel apprehensive. Nervous even. And it’s with good cause. Truth is, in. The post The Basics of Leadership appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

How-to run a more effective daily stand-up or scrum

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Posted in Features General How-to Guides. Run well, a daily stand-up or scrum is a great pulse check, team builder and motivator for a project; run badly, it’s an expensive waste of everyone’s time. An effective daily stand-up is a chance to review progress, get feedback, measure productivity and adapt together as a team, to keep a project. The post How-to run a more effective daily stand-up or scrum appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General How-to Guides

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When you shortcut your project planning

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Posted in The PM life. The post When you shortcut your project planning appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. The PM life

Project Management Processes - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This free eBook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project.

10 Agile Tools for agile project management

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Agile is everyone’s favorite project management and delivery buzzword, but what agile tools can you use to help successfully run an agile project? In this. The post 10 Agile Tools for agile project management appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Featured General Tools

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Project scope: Black & white or Shades of grey?

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According to established project management theory, one of the most important aspects of running a successful project is a clear and well-understood scope (ideally documented. The post Project scope: Black & white or Shades of grey? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General Promoted

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Project kick off meeting checklist – a great tool for project kick-off meetings

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Check out this project kick off meeting checklist infographic from Nutcache which helps to shed some light on what a project kickoff meeting checklist could look. The post Project kick off meeting checklist – a great tool for project kick-off meetings appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Sponsored

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10 tips for project success: start moving, keep moving, get momentum

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Posted in General Ten Tops Tips. Projects running successfully are like cycling downhill, they have momentum, an energy of their own which exaggerates your strengths and covers a multitude of mistakes. When you’ve got momentum, clients are much more likely to say yes, and forgive minor irritations. But without momentum, every flaw is magnified and your client will forget none of your faults!

Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

9 tips on how to manage your team’s workload.

Why our teams suck at doing what they’re told (and what to do about it)

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Why is it that our teams are sometimes such a disaster? Why can’t they do what we ask them to do? They make all the. The post Why our teams suck at doing what they’re told (and what to do about it) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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10 tips for project success: be realistic

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Posted in Ten Tops Tips. You know the scenario – something has just gone horribly wrong on your project and you’ve just encountered a major setback. It’s Friday afternoon at 4pm when the client gives you a call before they disappear for the weekend and innocently asks; ‘how’s everything going, are we still ok to hit next week’s deadline?’ Ten Tops Tips

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How much do digital project managers make? A digital project manager salary overview

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How much do digital project managers earn? What’s a typical digital project manager salary? And while we’re asking, what are the average salaries for a. The post How much do digital project managers make? A digital project manager salary overview appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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13 Resource Management Software & Resource Scheduling Tools

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Resource management is a tough gig. Wrangling your agency’s management team, primadonna’s, and resources into some kind of order without resource management software is hard. The post 13 Resource Management Software & Resource Scheduling Tools appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Promoted Tools

Secrets of an Elite Project Manager

Fast track your way to the top by learning the secrets of the trade from three top project management experts.

10 top tips for project success: Understand your client

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Posted in General Ten Tops Tips. In the previous post in this series on project success, we explored the importance of understanding success and how it relates to clients and our agency, particularly with regards to business objectives. An important aspect worth diving deeper into is how this relates to our clients as individuals. We can lead into success by knowing the people we’re delivering to.

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Lessons learned from my first year as a digital project manager

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Posted in Features General. Ben Che looks back at his first year in digital project management to share 5 key lessons learned in a rollercoaster ride of the ups and downs of a DPM.October. The post Lessons learned from my first year as a digital project manager appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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10 tips for project success: keep communicating

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Posted in Ten Tops Tips. Far too many projects fall apart simply because of a basic breakdown in communication; it’s often the difference between a project succeeding or failing. We need to be excellent communicators: with our. The post 10 tips for project success: keep communicating appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Ten Tops Tips

Stressed project manager? 10 tips to get your PM mojo back

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Are you a stressed project manager? Not surprisingly, project management can be incredibly stressful. We’re responsible for delivery on time, on budget and scope but. The post Stressed project manager? 10 tips to get your PM mojo back appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

Agile Adoption: Decreasing Time to Market

This Refcard is focused on helping you evaluate and choose the practices for your team or organization when getting to market faster is of prime importance.

Creating virtual co-location: a guide to managing remote teams

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Posted in General. There’s no doubt that co-locating a team is one of the best ways to improve communication and productivity. However, with many agencies using teams that span multiple locations, the benefits of physical co-location are not always possible. The post Creating virtual co-location: a guide to managing remote teams appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General

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Microsoft launches Office 365 Planner project collaboration tool

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Posted in Tools. If you’ve got an Office 365 subscription, and in the market for a project management tool, you’re in luck. Microsoft has launched its Office 365 tool, Planner. Aside from Project and SharePoint, Microsoft had been conspicuously absent from task management and collaboration tools. Tools

5 Project management workflow scenarios solved by Hub Planner

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Posted in Articles General. Hub Planner takes a deep dive into 5 of the most common workflow scenarios you may find yourself facing as a project manager, and highlights how these are solved using their fantastic scheduling software. The modern project manager is faced with many challenges, some of which are tedious to solve and inefficient in practice. Hub Planners approach is to tackle these scenarios head on and provide a time-saving solution. Matching Resources by Skills and. The post 5 Project management workflow scenarios solved by Hub Planner appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

The 10 most important project management skills

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Posted in General. It would be difficult to name a profession that requires a larger or more varied skillset than project management. Today’s project managers are expected to have specific industry knowledge, strong communication skills, and top-notch quantitative abilities, just to name a few. General

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2016 73

The Third Wave of Agile

The third wave of Agile is here!