Such a great video walkthrough: HBR Video Agile Overview Love the discussion about how many organizations are realizing the benefits of agile beyond simply software development: Harvard Business Review: Embracing Agile
I recently received a few email questions on what it takes to get into the field of Interactive Project Management. My advice, if you are in high school/university/college and are interested in being a project manager for an interactive production company (examples: agency, production house, web developers, marketing company or communications department) is to tackle … Continue reading Want to become a project manager for digital/interactive projects?
When you are an interactive project manager you are often called to assist in estimating the effort required to bring a project to market. Either you need to do this on your own in areas you have experience in, or you must ask team members and specialists to provide you with estimates. This is not … Continue reading 7 Tips: Make better time/scope estimates for your Projects
Ah the perfect project. One can dream right? What would all the players in a perfect project be like? The Client. They would be excited about their interactive project, and they’d be somewhere in the middle of micro-managing and laissez faire. The Client would give you enough latitude to make decisions, but would stay out … Continue reading The Perfect Project
The project was doing fine a few weeks ago, but that was then – this is now. Ever since then it has been one little change after the other. Nothing really big – but the client’s asked for this little add on, and that little bit. Some of them were super easy and some weren’t. … Continue reading Do late project changes kill your budget/profit?
How do you make a better estimate of required effort for you project (in time and scope)?