January 10, 2019 — This session will provide actionable steps for implementing some proven (and easy) project management techniques to stop the dreaded “scope creep” that so many WordPress practitioners struggle with when providing services for others.
The 6 Principles of Productivity Management You Knew and Then Forgot
What to Put in the Contract so You Get Paid for Change
How to Effectively Manage Change
January 3, 2019 — Choosing a Project Management system can be an overwhelming and daunting task. As a project manager, I get asked frequently which project management software they should use for their company, or even which system is my favorite.
This talk will discuss why I chose different setups for different companies I have worked with over the years, and the pros and cons to each.
January 1, 2019 — We built a custom intranet for our museum using WordPress tied to online forms, notifications, and Slack / Asana connections. It empowers our staff to create and share documents, submit work requests, and track project. In this brief lightning session, hear about the planning, tools, and implementation to bring everything together to create an interactive productivity hub that you can use for your organization.
December 29, 2018 — Whether you are working as a freelancer, or as part of a team, chances are that communicating with customers falls somewhere in your job description. As a website developer, you love the part of your job where you get to develop – but you also need to develop communication and project management skills to help you stay on top of projects, interact with your customers, and make sure that projects don’t spiral out of control or take more money or time than you budgeted.
In this talk, we will discuss the basics of project management. You’ll learn techniques for getting a project started on the right foot – things like making sure that your customer contracts are crystal clear, and setting up clear timelines and project milestones. You’ll also learn how to handle scope creep, and how to deal with projects that have fallen off course.
We will highlight a few (free!) project management tools that you can use to help keep things running smoothly. We’ll go through some developer/client relationship scenarios that come up frequently in our industry, and brainstorm ways to get through difficult experiences.
August 9, 2018 — Project Management Principles to improve Life, Work, and your Mental Health
Whether you work alone as a freelancer or solopreneur, as a product maker, a developer, content writer, home maker, blogger, or business owner, there will be times you have to deliver things. It may be a product, it may be a renovation, it may be a website, a bunch of cakes for the PTA cake stall, heck, it could even be a tiny human… but you have made a commitment and now have to deliver..
June 12, 2018 — For the past eleven months, Chris has been working on refining the project management system at Reaktiv Studios.In this talk she’ll share how our team’s project onboarding checklists, Asana templates, Freckle time tracking budgets and reports, Harvest Forecasting tools are used to eliminate repetitive tasks, giving them more time to focus on doing what they do best: bringing out clients biggest ideas to light.
November 24, 2017 — This talk will deliver some easy to implement principles you can use in across the board facilitating more efficient, transparent, delivery of your ‘projects’ whatever they may be.
October 23, 2017 — Em mais de 10 anos de atuação em gestão de projetos de aplicações de tecnologia e desenvolvimento para pequenas e médias empresas, percebi que um projeto WordPress envolve muitas habilidades e competências e geralmente é uma força aliada ao próprio modelo de negócios e outras aplicações que funcionam em comunicação ao WordPress central do projeto.
São desenvolvedores PHP, webdesigners e especialistas em UX, AI, especialistas em marketing de conteúdo. Integrações com softwares de automação de marketing, CRM´s, boots de atendimento, dentre outras.
Quais são os modelos de gestão de projetos mais eficazes nesse modelo? Quais principais ferramentas para otimizar os processos? Como encontrar o time certo para cada empreitada?
October 22, 2017 — After spending five years as a developer and then the last ten years in operations and project management, I have often found myself in a position where I have to estimate what it will take to build a WordPress site without expertise as a front-end or PHP engineer. I will explain how scoping feature build time as a function of risk is how you can accomplish the three part goal of client acceptance, developer buy-in, and realistic delivery date attainability.
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