DPM School: Week 6 – Managing Projects

DPM School: Week 6 – Managing Projects

Managing Projects and Encountering the Resistance Why is it so difficult to say or do what we want to do? “We say we want one thing, then we do another. We say we want to be successful but we sabotage the job interview. We say we want a product to come to market, but...
DPM School: Week 5 – Statements of Work

DPM School: Week 5 – Statements of Work

What Defines In or Out? A Master Services Agreement can define terms between one or more parties. In my experience working on them, I’ve noticed they also contain a lot of legalese. What’s included in an MSA varies from organization to organization and contains...
DPM School: Week 4 – Project Budgets

DPM School: Week 4 – Project Budgets

Did You Get Your Estimate Signed? If you’re a client, a project budget or estimate from the partner or vendor needs to be approved before the work begins. In an agency, almost all work needs to have an estimate associated with it before any production can move...
DPM School: Week 3 – Project Timelines

DPM School: Week 3 – Project Timelines

Important is Better than Urgent I remember walking into my old supervisor’s office and seeing, “Important is Better than Urgent” written on the whiteboard. Reflecting on this week brought this memory to mind. It made me ask, what was he trying to remind himself?...