April 10, 2016 — WordPress has emerged as the premiere CMS for enterprise level builds. The management of those accounts, projects, and teams has then emerged as a fast growing career field in our economy. While the barrier to entry may seem low (how hard can project management of a website actually be?) don’t let that fool you. Project management doesn’t necessarily require the ability to push change to a code base, it does require a decent level of technical proficiency, comprehension skills, documentation skills, and hard-won people skills all woven together in what one must present as confidence team leadership.
Enterprise Level Project Management Isn’t For Wimps will examine best practices for managing large WordPress projects, communication strategies for teams, and the anticipated future direction of WordPress project managers. If your company is growing and you need to hire a Project Manager, know what to look for in candidates. If you are looking to move into Project Management in WordPress, come hear from someone who has been doing this for a few years and has worked with some of the largest WordPress installations on the web today. If you are a designer or developer, come learn how to help your Project Manager help you hit the milestones and launch date.
April 7, 2016 — We all want to keep our clients having the best possible experience, that starts with project management basics. In this session, whether you’re a freelancer, a small agency, or an established enterprise grade agency, we will cover the 10 best practices I have seen and learned through 20 years of mistakes while learning from Some of the best professional service companies in the world. We will cover tactical examples and best-of-breed tools available today.
January 25, 2016 — Even if you’re not a project manager, you can learn and incorporate some of the important tenets of project management into your projects and client relationships.
January 5, 2016 — Proces wytwarzania stron internetowych potrafi być bardzo złożony, przez co osiągnięcie zamierzonego celu może zależeć od wielu czynników. Praca pod presją czasu powoduje, iż każda osoba odpowiedzialna za jeden z etapów stara się go wykonać możliwie najszybciej.
Style Guide Driven Development (SGDD) to wzorzec projektowy, dzięki któremu kolejne etapy projektu zajmują mniej czasu niż poprzednie.
Często zapominamy, że niewielkie problemy, które pojawią się na etapie tworzenia grafiki potrafią urosnąć do rangi błędów krytycznych tuż przed oddaniem projektu. Rozkładając odpowiedzialność za projekt w sposób bardziej równomierny i dostosowany do kompetencji uczestników projektu, uzyskujemy projekt kompletny, któremu do perfekcji brakuje możliwie mało.
SGDD to proces dzięki któremu nie tylko programiści mają ułatwione zadanie, ale także specjaliści od SEO oraz UX.
December 17, 2015 — Ben Usher Smith looks at three adapted techniques used by web professionals to help projects run smoothly and successfully:
1. Finding a common language to talk about design that involves everyone.
2. Understanding how using stories can help you manage your project.
3. Adapting modern project management techniques (Agile-ish).
December 12, 2015 — Digital Project Management is one of the fastest growing career fields in tech today. While it doesn’t require the ability to push change to a code base, it does require a high level of technical proficiency. This talk will cover tools and best practices for 21st century digital project management and would be appropriate for a business track.
December 11, 2015 — Large community projects introduce constraints on how we program. Our biggest assets aren’t the hardware we run on or the language we use – it’s each other. How can we code in ways that respect each other and capitalize on that “asset” of the contributor-base? In this talk Dennis will discuss some techniques and patterns that lead towards fewer problems and improve a project’s overall health in these and any environments.
December 2, 2015 — Good news: you’ve just won the bid on a big WordPress project! Bad news: it’s your largest project yet, and the fear of failure is kicking in. Don’t worry: steering a large project is easier than you think! In this talk you’ll learn essential WordPress project management techniques, tricks for keeping your clients happy, and how to create a workflow that keeps everyone on the same page, so you can deliver on time, within budget, and without compromises.
October 9, 2015 — Andreas Ek is a consultant specialized in web production automation based on open source solutions such as WordPress. His passion is business automation and he has experience from building administrative web solutions for various industries, including education, publishing, and government.
October 5, 2015 — How to identify the most lucrative prospects.
How to pitch large projects (value proposition, differentiation, overcoming objections.
How to execute (IA, Project Management, Resources, post-launch support.)