Posts in Project Management Category

Project manager interview questions you should be prepared for

By - 13 Sep 2017

I’m no stranger to project manager job interviews. Between full-time job searching years ago and chats with agency owners for contract work now, I’ve had my fair share of discussions about my experience, work style, philosophy, and project history over my career. While interviews can be a tedious exercise, they’re also a great time toRead more …

How to make onboarding your new projects even easier

By - 24 May 2017

Years ago, I was handed a brand-new project to manage and needed to get my team up-to-speed—with a tight two-month deadline to launch and no room for errors. In order to onboard my team, I linked everyone to the project brief, added them to the project task board, and held a hasty all-hands meeting impartingRead more …

Using off-the-shelf methodologies for your project framework

By Verity Maybury - 24 Nov 2015

No matter how experienced you are, handling any project is a challenge. When you’re responsible for ensuring the objective is met and the end result is delivered, it’s exciting and maybe even a little scary. But, you can handle it by staying in control … which means you need a methodology. So, what is aRead more …

Perfect project handovers in 4 easy steps

By - 04 Nov 2015

Following a two week vacation in August, I returned to find a colleague’s message thanking me for my “amazing handover notes.” But I’ll be honest—my handover notes haven’t always received such a warm reception. Handover notes detail the essential information someone would need in order to cover your key responsibilities during a variety of situations,Read more …

The DPM Summit celebrates project managers on the front lines

By - 20 Oct 2015

October is a perfect time to visit gorgeous Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. And it’s even better when you get to spend it with the best and brightest in the digital project management field. For the third year in a row, the Bureau of Digital has presented the DPM Summit, a conference for project managers and operations staffRead more …

How to refocus your team and finish strong

By - 21 Aug 2015

Project fatigue, disillusionment, apathy, procrastination—whatever the reason behind it, dips and drops in your team’s momentum can be gut-wrenching with deadlines looming ahead.  Fluctuations can and do happen during projects, but the catalysts are easy to spot—even if you think your team has hit the point of no return, it’s never too late to refocus andRead more …

Redesigning our company blog with customers in mind

By - 30 Jul 2015

Our blog is many things. Aside from being a vital component in our marketing arsenal, it acts as a window into our business and a channel through which we can start meaningful conversations with our readers. We are driven, daily, to achieve a product market fit where all our customers are happy. It follows, therefore,Read more …