December 25, 2019 — Travailler dans le web, c’est aussi jongler avec plusieurs projets et clients en même temps. Découvrez les outils clés, simples et faciles pour la gestion de projet. Nous verrons aussi comment gérer les délais et les attentes des clients sans forcer ses employés à faire des heures supplémentaires.
(Organisation – Outils – Asana, Harvest, Google Drive – Gérer les attentes des clients)
December 5, 2019 — Cosa succede quando un progetto finisce? Quasi sempre si passa al successivo, subito, senza fermarsi un attimo. Questo però può portare alla reiterazione di alcuni errori o commettere i medesimi sbagli, sia che si lavori da soli che in gruppo.
Con le Retrospettive: momenti in cui riflettiamo sul progetto o sul modo in cui lavoriamo per capire cosa cambiare.
Andremo quindi a vedere come organizzarne una, gli strumenti e come gestire al meglio questo momento importantissimo.
November 14, 2019 — Chris Ford, a project manager at Reaktiv Studios, likes to think of the process she’s been developing at Reaktiv Studios as “Practical Project Management”. Most of Chris’ project management experience was learned in the School of Hard Knocks, using trial and error to learn what works (and more importantly what doesn’t) through 13 years of running a freelance design business.
In this 10 minute lightning talk she’s going share 10 practical project management tips you can put into action as soon as you get back to work.
September 16, 2019 — Ever had a project to side-ways? Find out how to prevent it from happening ever again, and making sure site your project is a success by addressing issues like: getting content on time, collaborating effectively with other consultants (designers, copywriters, photographers), preventing scope creep, website mainatenance, and much more.
August 8, 2019 — Project management at its best removes obstacles to doing great work by helping clients and teams collaborate effectively and providing great data for business decisions. At its worst, it’s a complex administrative system for reporting statuses on failed or failing projects.
It’s tempting to try to fix bad project management situations with software, since that’s what we make for other people-websites, plugins, blocks, or themes that solve various business problems. Before you spend that hard-earned cash on expensive software, though, let’s talk about some less spendy ways to provide value and focus on what we’re really here to do.
Understand what you, your boss, and/or your team need from you before investing in software or other tools.
Tools for task management, process automation, invoicing and budget tracking, and project management.
How to learn from bad practices and bad data.
June 26, 2019 — April 6, 2019, 10 am Horseshoe Ranch Room, University Center, College of the Canyons — 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, Jessi Gurr 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.
June 5, 2019 — As the owner of a WordPress agency, I find myself in need of good tools, and one important tool for my business is a Project Management system.
Choosing a Project Management system can be an overwhelming and daunting task. 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.
May 21, 2019 — Let’s face it, the technical solution from one WordPress provider is probably going to look a lot like the next one. There will be a theme, plugins, maybe some custom css or a little coding – but generally, the proposed solutions will be similar. So how do you set yourself above your competition when your technical skills and solution are fairly equal?
What if you were able to tell your client that:
– you have a way of estimating the project so that there are NO surprises along the way
– you have a way to plan for and manage change that does not include an arbitrary “pad” amount added to the estimate
– you have a way of defining the website and gathering the content that reduces the chance for scope creep
– you have a way to ensure that the project gets completed on time and within budget
In this presentation, I will show attendees how to craft these sections of of their project management methodology and use it as a unique value proposition when presenting to a client.
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